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Sarawak Museum, Kuching

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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3.5/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
Discover the history of the area at Sarawak Museum, the longest-established museum on the island. Opened in 1891 in a stately, purpose-built building, the museum holds an impressive natural history collection featuring specimens of indigenous plant and animal species, and detailing their behavior, habitat, and cultural importance. Head to the second floor for the ethnographic section, with artifacts including fish and animal traps, and traditional textiles and handicrafts. Use our Kuching holiday planner to add Sarawak Museum and other attractions to your Kuching vacation plans.
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  • Great little museum divided into three sections in 3 buildings: ethnology museum, art museum, and nature museum. we only went to the ethnology museum, housed in a beautiful colonial house. It had deep...  read more »
  • The museum shows you a lot of animals and skeletons. It is small and not air conditioned. It looks old and dusty 
  • Great place to see something about Malaysian History, houses, paints, shipps,,,etc, and even dead or sculptured animals, its great for family time and suit booth adults and kids 
  • Needs to be updated. Nice colonial history and good to be preserved.
  • very important place of history in sarawak. hope the government can help to conserve this place
  • Nice little museum, when writing this was under renovation so all the content was packed in just one building. It's very interesting and the naive flaire of it is totally charming. Will be great if everything was better explained you miss a lot of the Wow just because most of the time you don't fully understand what you're looking at. It's free. Go.
  • In fact is is one of the best museum I ever visited all around the country. The artifacts are unique and rare. While some parts might lost their items already. Keep it up, restore and save it. I would like to stay longer and learn more about all the things I saw here. I believe they are many other things related to Sarawak that should be included here. They still plenty of works to do.
  • You can get a crash course on the local history and culture. The best thing is, admission, parking and aircon are free!
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