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Sarawak Museum

Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching 93590, Malaysia
6082-244232
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Nature studies, tradition and local craftsmanship come together in this 1891 museum.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good47%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“natural history” (24 reviews)
“new wing” (17 reviews)
“long house” (35 reviews)
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Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching 93590, Malaysia
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6082-244232
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"natural history"
in 24 reviews
"new wing"
in 17 reviews
"long house"
in 35 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 37 reviews
"under renovation"
in 10 reviews
"old building"
in 13 reviews
"free entrance"
in 13 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 10 reviews
"across the road"
in 8 reviews
"exhibits"
in 125 reviews
"collection"
in 63 reviews
"aquarium"
in 23 reviews
"sarawak"
in 213 reviews
"longhouse"
in 76 reviews
"wallace"
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"borneo"
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"skeleton"
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great little museum. It hasn't been updated in a while though but this actually adds to its charm. It is basically a crash course on Kuching/Sarawak as it has exhibits on both the animals of the island (it even has some of Alfred Wallace's collection)...More

Thank KarolaRS
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

One place to visit, this is the best museum in Sarawak. History can be learned a lot. No fee is charged. Beautiful illustrated for outside the building.

Thank Adila63
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is the best museum in Sarawak, but it is relatively small and the presentation of artifacts leaves a lot to be desired. It really could do with some major renovation as there is a lot of really interesting material present. It contains both natural...More

Thank jinnes
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Its for free and you can see a lot of stuffed animals from sarawak and Borneo. Good Information about history

1  Thank Sayajin Y
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It's a old and preserve history venue that record the history of people, animals, and culture and not to mention the history of kuching

Thank KennyKueh
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place indeed informational but needs a lot of upgrading. Was told there's gonna be a new, one-stop museum work in progress across the road. This place shouldn't be left, dead.

Thank sharhZA
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

This museum is not far from The Waterfront. You can reach this place by walking. This museum shows many samples of animals in Sarawak. No entrance fee. Adjacent to this museum, there is another museum named Sarawak people museum.

Thank akadir64
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

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 in-depth and interesting reviews of Sarawakian heritage about its colonial history, tribes,...More

Thank Alex B
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The museum shows you a lot of animals and skeletons. It is small and not air conditioned. It looks old and dusty

Thank Nikkie v
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

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

Thank ALA'A ATALLAH A
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Nur Amira N
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Response from Andy T | Reviewed this property |
As mentioned by akadir64, there are indeed 2 museums opposite each other but one is closed due to construction. The only one open there (near the Padang) at the moment is the Sarawak Museum. Their exhibitions include... More
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