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Textile Museum, Kuching

(3.5/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
A heaven for history and fashion aficionados, Textile Museum features four different galleries providing a glimpse into the art and evolutionsof Malaysian textile production. You can view the stunning garments and cloths on display or check out the interesting clothing made completely out of tree bark. Also featured are traditional jewellery and accessories. The museum includes a small cafe and eatery, as well as a gift shop offering handmade souvenirs. Use our Kuching vacation builder to arrange your visit to Textile Museum and other attractions in Kuching.
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  • Well organised and interesting museum - mainly about Iban tribe textiles and traditional cloths. Exibition is set in a colonial building, which used to be first hospital in town, so worth a look even ...  more »
  • This is a very good museum for explaining how the local materials such as palm and rattan are made into various textiles for both building materials and weaving. There are several rooms each with a th...  more »
  • This museum turned out to be far more interesting that expected. Housed within an old colonial building it contains wonderful examples of ethnic Iban weaving in cloth and palm leaves. The focus is mai...  more »