Sarawak State Museum

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  • Address: Pengarah Jabatan Muzium Negeri Sarawak, Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, 93566, Kuching, Sarawak 93000, Malaysia
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:45 pm Details
  • Phone: 6082-244261
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: History Museum, Family And Kids

Sarawak State Museum - Review

The Sarawak Museum is said to be one of the best in Southeast Asia. The oldest museum in Borneo, it houses an exhausting collection of natural history artefacts and objects.

Established in 1891, the excellent Sarawak Museum has a first-rate collection of cultural artefacts and is a must-visit for anyone interested in Borneo's peoples and habitats.

Sarawak State Museum Information

  • The park behind the museum is ideal for lazing around or a picnic.
  • There is an aquarium in the compound too.

How To reach Sarawak State Museum by Public Transport

  • Nearest Bus stop: Bus Stop Jalan Satok

Restaurants Near Sarawak State Museum

  • Victoria Arms
  • Links Restaurant
  • Lyn’s Tandoori

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  • Sarawak State Museum Address: Pengarah Jabatan Muzium Negeri Sarawak, Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, 93566, Kuching, Sarawak 93000, Malaysia
  • Sarawak State Museum Contact Number: 6082-244261
  • Sarawak State Museum Timing: 09:00 am - 04:45 pm
  • Sarawak State Museum Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Sarawak State Museum(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm
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Things to Know Before Visiting Sarawak State Museum

  • 95% of people who visit Kuching include Sarawak State Museum in their plan

  • 49.09% of people start their Sarawak State Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Sarawak State Museum

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

94.48% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sarawak State Museum

People normally club together The Borneo House Museum and Kuching Esplanade And Waterfront while planning their visit to Sarawak State Museum.

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Sarawak State Museum, Kuching Reviews

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  • The main building is still renovated without due date. Maybe completed in next century. The exhibition side is okay. Free of charge.

  • Very interesting exhibits on Sarawak and its natural history! We came during renovations so we didn't get to enjoy the whole venue, but we enjoyed the exhibits that were open and will definitely visit again if we come back.

  • A good introduction to the history of Sarawak with many photos and audios. There is also¬† a 15 minutes documentary you watch it as you enter. Entry is free.

  • The European style building is beautiful. Local staff is unprofessional nowadays, needs better training

  • Exhibits are well curated - not just a random collection of objects. Museum is well maintained- outside looks old but the inside is very clean and up to date.

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