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The Tun Jugah Foundation

Level 4, Tun Jugah 18 Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
+60 82-239 672
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Quiet mall

Food court on the 3rd floor where there is a decent selection of local and western fare. Next to it... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Aida Marie M
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Kuala Lumpur
Textile weaving

Tun Jugah was a distinguished politician after WW2 and was from the Iban tribe. The foundation... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Brian_de_Kilburn
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London
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Level 4, Tun Jugah 18 Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Food court on the 3rd floor where there is a decent selection of local and western fare. Next to it is Popular Bookstore.

Thank Aida Marie M
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Tun Jugah was a distinguished politician after WW2 and was from the Iban tribe. The foundation displays local crafts, including tribal weaving. You can actually watch textiles being made, and ask about how they (all women when I was there) do it. It is amazing...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

I find this place complemented the Textile Museum very much. The workshop and actual pieces of beads accessories and woven products were stunning. One of the family members was around when I visited the place and her personal insights and sharing of the stories behind...More

Thank fridaywoo
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Located on the fourth floor of the building, this museum showcases the Iban weaving process, beadwork and textiles. There was a weaving demonstration on-site with displays of beautiful old textile, silverware and beads. Staff here were friendly. Entrance is free and worth a visit to...More

1  Thank nellielim
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Located on the 4th floor of what appears to be an office building, fairly close to the waterfront area and just steps from the Batik Boutique Hotel, this is a lovely gallery open to the public in the offices of a foundation meant to preserve...More

2  Thank travelbug44
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

A very interesting place to see weaving, beads and other handicrafts. The museum is very interesting and there are weaving demonstrations. It is very cool so easy to spend some time here.

2  Thank DebbieAdelaide
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

it is located on the 4th floor of the Tun Jugah Building. it displays the original works of the iban people. they have textiles, beads and weaving school and a small library. it is worth the visit to find out more of the iban culture...More

Thank jeff1955malaysia
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The collection on beads are really astounding. There are weaving classes for those who are interested.

Thank Rozaini R
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is the second time that I had taken students for a field trip to the Foundation. Knowledgable & friendly staff plus a superb collection of Iban & Orang Ulu material culture/artifacts. For rhose who intend to visit do by all means contact Mdm Janet...More

1  Thank terryd985
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

This gallery is a great place to get a feel for important aspects of Iban/Orang ulu material culture, especially some of the traditional bead work and weaving. There is a weaving school. They have some excellent books for sale. The gallery is tucked away on...More

1  Thank coffeekiwi
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