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Chinese Museum

Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
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Worth a visit.

The museuem gives an interesting overview of the development of Chinese culture and influence in... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Ian S
Knowing your roots!

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

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Puchong, Malaysia
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  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

The museuem gives an interesting overview of the development of Chinese culture and influence in Sarawak and Kuching. Particularly enjoyed the interactive section about Chinese music and musical intstruments. The museum provides a cool place to visit for an hour whilst exploring the waterfront.

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 24 June 2017

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 22 June 2017

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 4 June 2017

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 20 May 2017 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
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