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Chinese Museum

Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
+60 82-231 520
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Very ibteresting

Just across the road from the temple it gave an informative insight into the story of the Chinese... read more

Reviewed today
jules304
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Staffordshire
Pleasing and informative

Whilst small from the outside the museum certainly delivers inside. Good layout and explanations... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Amethyst627
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York, United Kingdom
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Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
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"music instruments"
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"worth a visit"
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"the james brooke bistro"
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"situated right"
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"free entry"
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"waterfront area"
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"air conditioned"
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"kuching waterfront"
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"cultural heritage"
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"laksa"
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"main bazaar"
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Reviewed today

Just across the road from the temple it gave an informative insight into the story of the Chinese in Malaysia. Exhibits, photos, video and informative text

Thank jules304
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Whilst small from the outside the museum certainly delivers inside. Good layout and explanations provide excellent insights into the Chinese communities settling in Kuching and thereabouts. Well worth a visit.

Thank Amethyst627
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum doesn't look like much from the outside, but inside, it's nicely displayed. There are displays and information in english to read and listen to. Spent around 30-40 minutes, and it's free! Interesting to learn about the history of the different cultures in Kuching.

Thank Sally H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small Museum that tells about the arrivals of Chinese to Sarawak. Located in the city centre near the waterfront point. Good to browse through and it's FREE !! This is part of your walking tour around Kuching City.

Thank joey k
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

We dropped by this museum on our way to the jetty and what a bonus! Read about the history of the first Chinese migrants to this land of the horn-bills and their initial struggle, coupled with the traditions and cultures they brought along. Truly an...More

Thank hengkowkeakh
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Thing about visiting Kuching in February is getting used to rain and more rain and finding indoor activities and this is a great way to while away half an hour or so

Thank 55Steelman55
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Not really much inside,apart from the history of various Chinese groups who settled in Kuching.,and all the prominent Chinese here.A few items exhibited,including an array of musical instruments.At least its free.

Thank zalnikor
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

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

Thank LizzyLeeton
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

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
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 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
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