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Chinese Museum

Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
+60 82-231 520
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Well worth a visit

An interesting museum which is well worth visiting. It provides a background to the cultural... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A "drop-by" place

Museum is a word we normally associate with an enormous collection of facts and artefacts--a wide... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kuching, Malaysia
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“short film” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (18 reviews)
Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
+60 82-231 520
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting museum which is well worth visiting. It provides a background to the cultural development of Kuching and its peoples.

Thank LizzyLeeton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Museum is a word we normally associate with an enormous collection of facts and artefacts--a wide variety of valuable stuffs. And we normally expect a big building to house the stuffs. The Chinese Museum, conveniently situated along the Main Bazaar-Waterfront Walk, is compact, a small...More

Thank lucyang99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chinese Museum located in front of the Kuching Waterfront. It is a museum about Chinese heritage, culture and migration. It also has information about various Chinese dialects who had contribute to Sarawak and nation building. It also display various Sarawak Chinese community leader in their...More

Thank robertchai
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I missed the place despite walking past the building twice. The entrance was inconspicuous and there were no obvious road signs. I had this assumption it would be quite big. There weren't much exhibits, but certainly a lot of information on the history of Chinese...More

Thank fridaywoo
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Basically you will learn more on the originate of the Chinese here in Kuching, a small museum packed with detailed and comprehensive information, together with its updated video presentation, this is a must place to visit.

Thank CrazeKz
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A small museum along the waterfront, depicting the history of the Chinese immigrants in Sarawak. Informative and interesting, it is worth a visit. Free entrance and it is air-conditioned.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 14 September 2017

some interesting facts about chinese beliefs and culture that westerners may chuckle at from our point of view but educational non the less and worth 15mins of your time.

Thank monkey-face-mouse
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Great place to learn the history of Chinese who came to Sarawak, the different dialects, where they landed in Sarawak and their customs

Thank Fghchan
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

For those interested to know how early Chinese immigrants came to Borneo or Sarawak, this tiny museum by the waterfront is a must see. It tells the story of how Chinese from various provinces in China came to Sarawak by boat, their early settlement stories...More

Thank Adnillee
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Worth dropping in if you're in Kuching you're bound to be strolling past on the Waterfront by the Hilton - well worth the fifteen minute stop it will take

Thank Peter B
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