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Address: Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
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Knowing the diverse Chinese groups

The museum portrays the rich and fascinating history of Sarawak's diverse Chinese groups. We learnt to appreciate the struggles and values as encountered and instilled by the... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

To know more about the chinese travel far from the north to the south , u can pay a visit to here to learn about different chinese people like teow chew , hakka , hokkien , cantonese and many many more on how they travel , simple yet knowledgeable . Can pay a visit along to the temple opposite u... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The museum portrays the rich and fascinating history of Sarawak's diverse Chinese groups. We learnt to appreciate the struggles and values as encountered and instilled by the early pioneers. We too acquired knowledge relating to the origin of each Chinese dialectic group, their respective traditional skills and cultural heritage, and progress achieved through the years. Chinese immigration occured during the... More 

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This free to enter, small, compact museum gives a concise history of the Chinese connection with Kuching and Borneo. Easy to read displays and superb images made for an education in some of the history of Sarawak. A good place to escape the heat of the day whilst waiting for the next river cruise. Right near the James Brooke Bistro.... More 

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Salisbury, Australia
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one great museum worth stopping by to visit. It gives a very comprehensive account of the early chinese settlers in Kuching & encouraged us to explore more of the Chinese culture that this city had to offer. Worth a visit!

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Thank Redsigma
Perth
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167 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy and free to access. Right on the waterfront. Well planned out exhibit and air conditioned too! Just right amount of information for those not too keen on museums.

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Thank john59perth
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The china history museum which is confusingly across the road from the Sarawak Museum Cafe is worth a quick (10/15 min) visit if you are in their area and is convenient to both the museum Cafe and the James Brooke bistro. Entrance is free. Its main exhibits are a history of Chinese migration to Sarawak, key Chinese political figures in... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

located in riverfront. can walk from hotel (near riverfront). full of info and have a theater room to watch.

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Thank ahlifiqiredawat89
Kuching, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

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.

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Thank dlukehot
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Small museum, but with a lot of information and knowledge provided. It provide info regarding history the Chinese came into Malaysia.

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Thank TerickTEE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

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 thing is that I found some information about my ancestors back in China! Feel free to drop by if you are interested with the story of Sarawak's Chinese

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