History Museums in Kuching

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History Museums in Kuching

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  • CanadianTraveler23
    Yellowknife21 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I went on my own to visit this excellent historical museum of the remarkable recent history of Kuching since the mid-1800s, and the White Rajahs who governed. Super interesting, and in an awesome fort (Fort Margerita) positioned over the river to repel pirates.

    To get there from the Kuching waterfront, I tried and failed to walk from the Darul Hana bridge- but you can't walk past the parliament. Instead, take a little boat across the river, ad then it's a short (10 minute) walk up to the fortress.
    Written 25 May 2023
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  • Cathy
    Perth, Australia10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Loved this place. An asset to Borneo. Exhibits well presented, beautiful collection of traditional artifacts. Well worth the visit.
    Written 14 September 2023
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  • Donald F
    Edinburgh, UK620 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    If you like history, visit both this Fort and the exhibition at the Old Courthouse. They detail the Brooke family who ruled Sarawak for 100 years. Take a sampan over the river to the Fort - only 1 ringgit each way.
    Written 6 March 2023
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  • Nick B
    South Wales, UK202 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    if you are interested in textiles and ethnographic handicrafts there are some quietly stunning pieces in here. Plenty of info in English and well set out. Just a small exhibition. Count on about 45 minutes to see it. Free entry as are the other museums in town.
    Written 21 May 2019
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  • Ragu88
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia985 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Urang Sarawak ‘Pameran Tentang Kita’ Exhibition displays different historical traits of the Sarawak people. Very interesting since it covers the sociocultural lifestyles of the Sarawak people, including religion, cosmology and cultural arts.
    Written 6 April 2019
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