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Chinese Museum

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Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
+60 82-231 520
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Thing about visiting Kuching in February is getting used to rain and more rain and finding indoor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
55Steelman55
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Chorleywood, United Kingdom
History of the famous local Chinese

Not really much inside,apart from the history of various Chinese groups who settled in Kuching.,and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
zalnikor
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ottawa canada
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  • Average16%
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“short film” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (18 reviews)
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Kuching Waterfront, Kuching, Malaysia
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+60 82-231 520
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"short film"
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"music instruments"
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"worth a visit"
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"the james brooke bistro"
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"situated right"
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"free entry"
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"waterfront area"
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"air conditioned"
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"quick look"
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"kuching waterfront"
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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 1 week ago

Thing about visiting Kuching in February is getting used to rain and more rain and finding indoor activities and this is a great way to while away half an hour or so

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not really much inside,apart from the history of various Chinese groups who settled in Kuching.,and all the prominent Chinese here.A few items exhibited,including an array of musical instruments.At least its free.

Thank zalnikor
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

An interesting museum which is well worth visiting. It provides a background to the cultural development of Kuching and its peoples.

Thank LizzyLeeton
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Museum is a word we normally associate with an enormous collection of facts and artefacts--a wide variety of valuable stuffs. And we normally expect a big building to house the stuffs. The Chinese Museum, conveniently situated along the Main Bazaar-Waterfront Walk, is compact, a small...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Chinese Museum located in front of the Kuching Waterfront. It is a museum about Chinese heritage, culture and migration. It also has information about various Chinese dialects who had contribute to Sarawak and nation building. It also display various Sarawak Chinese community leader in their...More

Thank robertchai
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

I missed the place despite walking past the building twice. The entrance was inconspicuous and there were no obvious road signs. I had this assumption it would be quite big. There weren't much exhibits, but certainly a lot of information on the history of Chinese...More

Thank fridaywoo
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Basically you will learn more on the originate of the Chinese here in Kuching, a small museum packed with detailed and comprehensive information, together with its updated video presentation, this is a must place to visit.

Thank CrazeKz
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

A small museum along the waterfront, depicting the history of the Chinese immigrants in Sarawak. Informative and interesting, it is worth a visit. Free entrance and it is air-conditioned.

Thank nellielim
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

some interesting facts about chinese beliefs and culture that westerners may chuckle at from our point of view but educational non the less and worth 15mins of your time.

Thank monkey-face-mouse
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Great place to learn the history of Chinese who came to Sarawak, the different dialects, where they landed in Sarawak and their customs

Thank Fghchan
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