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Fort Margherita: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For once a museum in Malaysia that tells an unbiased account of history. Excellent introduction into the history of Sarawak in 1-2 hours. Take a sampan (small boat) from the waterfront across the Sarawak river and then a few hundreds meter walk to get to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank poulc687
BGallery, Deputy Museums Manager at Fort Margherita, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear poulc687, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and experience on your recent visit to Fort Margherita as well as the Brooke Gallery. We are glad that you had a great time at the fort. We are also glad that you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To go to Fort Margherita, take the boat from Waterfront for MYR 1.00 per person. The boat has no schedule... it take us only less than 10 minutes to get into the boat. From the Waterfront, the boat will take you across the river to...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JennyJaneWencis
BGallery, Deputy Museums Manager at Fort Margherita, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear JennyJaneWencis, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and experience on your recent visit to Fort Margherita as well as the Brooke Gallery. We are glad that you had enjoye dyour journey to the fort. If you have paid RM15 for...More

Reviewed 4 September 2019

Need to drive or hire a transport to this site. Good views of Kuching river and with beautiful greenery in surrounding. Good site to catch the history of Sarawak, as the fort showcases the Brooke Gallery and its dynasty.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 470junek
BGallery, Deputy Museums Manager at Fort Margherita, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2019

Dear 470junek, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and experience on your recent visit to Fort Margherita as well as the Brooke Gallery. We are glad that you had enjoyed going through the exhibits in the Gallery as well the sights...More

Reviewed 1 September 2019 via mobile

Must visit if you are a history buff. A brief but interesting lesson about Sarawak, colonialism and the rule of the White Rajahs (Brooke family).More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TrushnaP7
BGallery, Deputy Museums Manager at Fort Margherita, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2019

Dear TrushnaP7, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and experience on your recent visit to Fort Margherita as well as the Brooke Gallery. We are glad that you were able to get an interesting lesson on the unique history of Sarawak...More

Reviewed 31 August 2019 via mobile

For 30 mins review, its worth every penny, nice view, live artifac, history of Sarawak .. u may visit every day, u may ask mr google for the operation hour .. 😊More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank HanafiN22
BGallery, Deputy Museums Manager at Fort Margherita, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2019

Dear HanafiN22, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and experience on your recent visit to Fort Margherita as well as the Brooke Gallery. We are glad that you feel the visit was worth while. We look forward to welcome you again...More

Reviewed 26 August 2019

To understand the founding of modern Sarawak and its ruling "white rajahs" a visit it the fort and its Brooke Gallery is essential. Climb the steep, narrow, winding stair case (at your own risk) to stand atop and look out over the ramparts to view...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sketchguypdx
BGallery, Deputy Museums Manager at Fort Margherita, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2019

Dear Sketchguypdx, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your recent visit to the Brooke gallery as well as the Fort Margherita. We are glad that you felt that it is essential for visitors to come here to understand the unique...More

Reviewed 12 August 2019

Nice place to stop by for a bit of Kuching history. Thanks to Paul and Bella who provided some commentary which added value to the visit.More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LIMLAYCHOO
BGallery, Deputy Museums Manager at Fort Margherita, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2019

Dear LIMLAYCHOO, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and experience on your recent visit to Fort Margherita as well as the Brooke Gallery. We are glad that you had an enjoyable time in exploring the fort as well as going through...More

Reviewed 31 July 2019

We went there but given the size of the fort and having seen much larger forts in India, Thailand, UK...it wasn't that impressive.

Date of experience: July 2019
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BGallery, Deputy Museums Manager at Fort Margherita, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2019

Dear random_musings, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and experience on your recent visit to Fort Margherita. We look forward to welcoming you again to any of our museums in the future. Thank you. Kind regards, Adams

Reviewed 30 July 2019

We visited Fort Margherita thinking we would get a nice view of the city (which we did), but the museum was much better than expected. It told the entire story of the Brooks arrival and uniting of the people in Sarawak and eventually most of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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BGallery, Deputy Musuems Manager at Fort Margherita, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2019

Dear DP_StL, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your recent visit to the Brooke gallery as well as the Fort Margherita. We are glad that you had enjoyed the little adventure you had in reaching the Fort. We hope that...More

Reviewed 21 July 2019 via mobile

My wife and I were on a city tour with Diethelm Travel. Doris, our guide, and James, our driver, are wonderful people to guide you on a tour of Kuching. Fort Margherita and it's grounds are definitely worth a visit. It is a relaxing stroll...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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BGallery, Deputy Museums Manager at Fort Margherita, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

Dear Penfold-Shah, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback and experience on your recent visit to Fort Margherita as well as the Brooke Gallery. We are glad that you had enjoyed the brief time that you had spent going through the Fort...More

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Response from Henry H | Reviewed this property |
Thunder B, I have only taken pictures from inside the building and rooftop. Esca is a Brooke too, son of Charles Brooke. There is quite a bit of history brought together in this museum. cheers Henry
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