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Chanteek Borneo Indigenous Museum

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Lots and lots of dolls😉

Nice collection of dolls with traditional costumes. Tge arrangement was pretty neat and the food... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
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Nice place

This place offers many little figurines wearing different ethnic costumes all over Sabah. They are... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
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A mini museum specialising on Malaysian traditional costumes ini miniature Barbie sized. Costumes are creatively made to scale the actual human costumes. More than 300 costumes in different fashions and style are exhibited in a miniature scenes of...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Jalan Telibong-Tamparuli, Tuaran 89208, Malaysia
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+60 88-792 018
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

This is run entirely by volunteers to show some elements of the local culture, so dont expect a lot but nice to think you are supporting the locals.

1  Thank Coltonvic
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Traditional dress of every ethnic group in Sabah are lovingly recreated on Barbie size dolls and displayed in village life scenes. Well worth a short visit. And your can grab an ice cream bar to snack on afterward while you your children play on the...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Nice collection of dolls with traditional costumes. Tge arrangement was pretty neat and the food was great. Also enjoyed the traditional games

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This place offers many little figurines wearing different ethnic costumes all over Sabah. They are well made and kids love to see the intricate and delicate designs. Besides that they offer visitors the chance to play traditional games and take part in cultural activities. Visitors...More

Thank Evany K
anneantahc, Manager at Chanteek Borneo Indigenous Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thank you for your honest review. Hope you enjoyed your visit here.

Reviewed 13 September 2016

As soon as you arrive, there's nothing much to see from the outside... wait till you go inside. In front of the entrance, there are few of the miniature dolls dressed up in traditional custom of Sabahan ethnic. So cute i might add! ok, so...More

Thank DaddyKristian
anneantahc, Manager at Chanteek Borneo Indigenous Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Thanks for the review. Glad to hear that you enjoy your visit here. We are still improving our outer section to be as beautiful too.

Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here as its on our way to Kundasang anyway. Pleasantly surprised by our little detour! The staff on hand was very knowledgeable and tried her best to entertain all our questions. They even put up a small performance for us even though we just...More

Thank bunnyhani95
anneantahc, Manager at Chanteek Borneo Indigenous Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Thanks for your review! Glad that you enjoy your detour here.

Reviewed 8 May 2016

“EMBRACING THE WONDERS OF SABAH ETHNICITY”My first visit to Chanteek Borneo is one of the greatest experiences that I ever had during my field trips in Sabah. Basically, Chanteek Borneo is one of mini museum that displayed small mannequin that are dress up with traditional...More

3  Thank cleveland_dian
Reviewed 6 May 2016

It was a good opportunity for my classmates and I to be there since most of us in the class were from Sarawak. I can say that it is a once in a lifetime experience to learn something as interesting as culture together because this...More

1  Thank lourenal
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Chanteek Borneo Gallery situated at by the shoulder side of a road from Pekan Tamparuli heading to Tuaran. I am with group of my course mate on our academic trip here from UiTM Sepanggar, Sabah on a mission to get a first hand experience on...More

Thank Faiz92
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Went there the other day as an educational academic trip for our class group where we spent a day for personal development talk, play some traditional games and had both evening tea and dinner. But what's most important is the place was very rich with...More

Thank Md W
anneantahc, Owner at Chanteek Borneo Indigenous Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2016

thank you for the review. I hope your experience here could help you with your future career.

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