Top Historical Places in Kuching

Are you looking to explore the history of Kuching through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Kuching including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Kuching. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Kuching ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Kuching, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Kuching for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Kuching with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Cat Museum

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    Cat Museum

    Museum, Off Beaten Path, Statue, Specialty Museum

    The Kuching’s Cat Museum is the first museum of its kind in the world. It is managed by Kuching North City Hall and has collection of Cat artefacts acquired from the National Museum which displayed them in one of its galleries in Kuala Lumpur. Known as "cat city," Kuching is dotted with various feline sculptures and this unusual cat museum is reinstating this unique fetish. Inside, see ca...Read more
  2. Fort Margherita

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    Fort Margherita


    Constructed in 1879, Fort Margherita is a structure designed in the English style and overlooks the Sarawak River. It was built by the Rajah of Sarawak, Charles Brooke, in the memory of his wife Margaret Alice. The fort served as an important checkpoint for guarding the river. It has several battlements which made it easy to keep an eye on the river and the surrounding land as well. This fort w...Read more