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Lau King Howe Hospital Memorial Museum

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historical site showing health care over 100 years in Sibu

The exhibition showed development of jealth care from Brooke era, colonial days and within... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
lingMalaysia
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malaysia
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We drove by thinking it’s still this massive original hospital ground but the museum is just of the... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
LC888
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Melbourne, Australia
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Sibu 96000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

The exhibition showed development of jealth care from Brooke era, colonial days and within Malaysia. very informztive.

Thank lingMalaysia
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We drove by thinking it’s still this massive original hospital ground but the museum is just of the original foyer of the hospital - a tiny building & the rest of the site has been developed into new shop houses & condos.

Thank LC888
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

It’s rare to find such a collection of antique medical equipment and a detailed description of the healthcare in rural sarawak preserved so well. And it’s free! The staff are extremely helpful and informative, providing a nice guided tour. Highly recommended for the medical staff...More

Thank Isaactanyl
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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Closed on Mondays. It is a little out of the way (compared to the Sibu Heritage Centre) but worth the visit. The landscape architecture is interesting, but this tends to be something you overlook when you are travelling on foot on a 40°C day. When...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2016

A historical building above water. Somewhere worth to go as you can access the spiritual tree nearby which is rumored to be guarded by unknown things.

Thank Xeonnate
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Not many tourist come in Sibu but this museum is intresting also because the people working here where allways undermanned and it's nice to see the old instruments and the history from founder.

Thank Frank v
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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

I like the place. Personally it's the highlight of my trip to Sibu. I find it very informative especially if you're in the medical line. The place is small. You can finish it around 30-40 minutes. It opens everyday except on Monday. Currently there is...More

Thank nor aisyah a
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

This was an old hospital, first hospital in Sibu, I guess, and was a training centre for the community nurse before it was transferred to the new hospital. You can see the pattern of nurses uniform changes from the British time until the most recent...More

Thank samatut
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

I finally been to this place, I am trying to visit all the listed attraction, partly because I am local and I would like to promote my small homeland. Local people be frank won't go to this kind of museum unless they have nothing to...More

Thank AmethystAme
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

This museum is located in the only remaining building of the original Sibu Hospital. The museum is small but has a great variety of equipment and instruments used in the early days of the hospital. All item are clearly marked in English and the history...More

Thank William H
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