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Beautiful old house

Beautiful house with lots of history. Great view sitting on top of the hill overlooking the bay of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sue M
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Adelaide, Australia
As part of tour - OK

I wouldn't visit this house other than as part of another tour. It is a house in the tropics... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nicholas H
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Thailand
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Sandakan, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful house with lots of history. Great view sitting on top of the hill overlooking the bay of Sandakan

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wouldn't visit this house other than as part of another tour. It is a house in the tropics, that's it, but for me that was interesting enough just to see the design before the aircon era came in. The house is well exhibited, and...More

1  Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Wonderful well preserved house - Raffessia keithii named after Harry George Keith Conservator of forests North Borneo - Sabah - This was his house - He was responsible for starting the process of forest conservation before the age of oil palm destruction His wife Agnes...More

Thank Graham I
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I dropped by on international museum day, so entry was free. You don't get to see the kitchen nor bathroom, which I assume when Agnes was there it had both. But I enjoyed the time spent there.

Thank thisiscrazy12
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I found this house fascinating, from the furnishings to the photos and general information. Agnes Keith books are now on my wish list. The story of her family life is told here and how interesting it was. I have to be honest and say I'd...More

Thank bevrobinson2015
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Here is not much to see and as one person write on tripadvisor, Save the money and dont go inside, so we only take a look from the windows and that was enough.

Thank kmittag
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Very interesting pictures and history lots to see inside house, quite a surprise especially if interesting in British colonial times.

Thank Brian V
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Price with 15 RM for Non-Malaysians is too high. Just my opinion. You even won't get a brochure with information.

1  Thank myegotrip
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The library in the house has a special energy. The interpretation materials in the house are well done. Lunch menu selections are good and food quality pretty good. Rather too loud background music took away the peacefulness of the place. A begging dog and a...More

Thank sharon r
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Lovely house, well really worth a visit, wont take long, lovely floors and furniture and the gardens.

Thank melsmac1
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Martin W
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for non Malaysians RM15
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