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Like weaving? Then visit this place.

The gallery here showcases Iban woven tapestries and some garments. They are very interesting, and... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
Bethesda, Maryland
Textile weaving

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

Reviewed February 11, 2018
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Level 4, Tun Jugah 18 Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kuching 93100, Malaysia
+60 82-239 672
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

The gallery here showcases Iban woven tapestries and some garments. They are very interesting, and we spent about an hour here. It is on the 3rd floor of a shopping mall, so you have to search a little for it.

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Reviewed March 4, 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
Reviewed February 11, 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

Thank Brian_de_Kilburn
Reviewed December 15, 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
Reviewed September 15, 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
Reviewed July 21, 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
Reviewed April 19, 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
Reviewed February 9, 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
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Rozaini R
Reviewed September 13, 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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