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Chinese Museum

Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
+60 82-231 520
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Fascinating look at Chinese history in Sarawak

This little museum on the waterfront in Kuching is often overlooked. It is really a very... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2016
redape
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Ettalong Beach, Australia
Well presented small museum

Interesting history of thr three waves of Chinese immigrants to settle in Kuching. Welll laid out... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2016
Ginny G
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London, United Kingdom
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Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
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+60 82-231 520
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"music instruments"
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"worth a visit"
in 18 reviews
"the james brooke bistro"
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"situated right"
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"free entry"
in 9 reviews
"waterfront area"
in 4 reviews
"air conditioned"
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"quick look"
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"kuching waterfront"
in 10 reviews
"cultural heritage"
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"laksa"
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"main bazaar"
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"the river"
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"across the road"
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"migration"
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

This little museum on the waterfront in Kuching is often overlooked. It is really a very interesting way to spend some time and provides an insight into the history of the different clans who migrated to Sarawak in the past 200 years. And a bonus...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2016

Interesting history of thr three waves of Chinese immigrants to settle in Kuching. Welll laid out with some nice artefacts.

Thank Ginny G
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Reviewed 6 May 2016

Quite a good place for a stop and relax, you can watch movies on the story of how the Chineses come to Kuching and work to their status today.

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Reviewed 5 May 2016

A Chinese Museum located along the waterfront that portray all aspects of Chinese tradition. There is no entrance fee to enter the location.

Thank Shathees
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

A small air-conditioned museum. I would say that it may be more interesting to those with a Chinese-heritage. My parents who visited a few years ago, stated that some of the more interactive stuff have been removed. Overall, worth a visit if you're around the...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2016

It is a unique museum where you could find music instruments from ancient Chinese. You could also find the historical of Chinese in Malaysia but you can not be permitted to make any photograph here.

Thank awalliu
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Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Small compact museum centrally located ... tells the history in a relaxing manner. . It was free entry and at the end of the visit you can just walk to Chinatown. ...

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Reviewed 27 March 2016

I think its one of the best museums here since it has some collections and participative activities while you are there.

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Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

The museum is well established and managed. It's located nearby the riverside and the tuo pak gong temple. It give a shirt glimpse of the Chinese history. The difference ethnics of chinese and their popular food are introduced. I like the map of the Kuching...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2016

Kinda surprise to find this beside the James Brooke Bistro. Very small and not much visitors when i was there. The collection isn't much but it provides interesting artifacts and historical information. Free entry.

Thank ccjustine
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