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Chinese Museum

Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
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Knowing your roots!

At first this concise museum did not catch our attention but I'm pretty glad that my friend... read more

Reviewed today
Puchong, Malaysia
Small but full of interest

This small museum is housed in a 19th Century colonial building and is on the riverside close to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Halifax, United Kingdom
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Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
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Reviewed today

At first this concise museum did not catch our attention but I'm pretty glad that my friend suggested that we visit it. This small museum provides information of all different Chinese groups in Sarawak and also there are displays of music instruments which can be...More

Thank melyssaxx_
Reviewed 3 days ago

This small museum is housed in a 19th Century colonial building and is on the riverside close to the Hilton hotel. It's full of very interesting information and items related to the arrival of the different Chinese groups (eh Hokkien, Hakka etc) into Sarawak. I...More

Thank StephenHalifaxUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although tiny by museum standards, this is a great place to spend a couple of hours. This is where the history of Kuching seems to be explained by the detailed exhibits and information. Well worth a visit by young and old!

Thank 176Travelbag53
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It has a lot of info on the different clans if the chinese people in sarawak, the museum itself very clean but i was with my two small children and couldn't find a ramp to bring the stroller in.

Thank Hannan A
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Small museum but again a lot of history to see... a must see if down by the waterfront.. entry is free

Thank Ustwoguys
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This museum on the Kuching river front is well worth a visit. it tells the history of how the different Chinese groups came to Sarawak and how they developed. The displays are very good and super for school groups as well as tourists who wonder...More

1  Thank donnison44
Reviewed 24 April 2017 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...More

Thank Ahlim L
Reviewed 23 April 2017 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...More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed 18 April 2017

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...More

Thank Adriaan C
Reviewed 14 April 2017

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!

Thank Redsigma
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