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Chinese Museum, Kuching

(4.1/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Discover the rich heritage of Sarawak's Chinese community at Chinese Museum, situated inside a historical building from 1912. Learn about the traditions, culture, and struggles of the early Chinese pioneers who played a pivotal role the development of the region. The small but well-curated collection makes extensive use of digital media and video presentations. Plan to see Chinese Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kuching travel itinerary maker.
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TripAdvisor
  • this is a small museum located in the heart of kuching and along the waterfront. It is a pink coloured building. it gives a good account of how the different chinese dialects came into sarawak. about ...  more »
  • This is a very small museum but worth visiting if you are interested in learning about the history of Chinese migration to Sarawak. There is no entrance fee. 
  • Small museum with a good account of how and when the different Chinese dialect-groups landed in Sarawak, the different trades that they were involved in and their general influence in Sarawak. Situate...  more »
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  • Small museum but very nicely decorated n informative about Chinese with different dialect.
  • Small one ... beautiful ... near water front ..
  • Excellent intro to the history of the various Chinese ethnic groups and their roles in the history of Sarawak. Small, cosy museum.
  • Excellent collections! You shouldn't miss this place!
  • excellent mini museum