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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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  • A simple small "museum" dedicate to our forefathers of Sarawak...very informative on the history, and culture of the early settlement and political scene in Kuching, and also the formation of Malaysia...  more »
  • Small museum, but with a lot of information and knowledge provided. It provide info regarding history the Chinese came into Malaysia.  more »
  • This is a small museum but you would never regret of visiting it. It provides information of Sarawak's Chinese in the earlier. From immigration to their career. And the interesting and surprising thin...  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