Famous Museums in Kuching

The museums in Kuching give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Kuching with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Kuching. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Kuching.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Kuching.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Kuching:

  1. Sarawak State Museum

    4.1 (1368 Votes)
    Sarawak State Museum

    History Museum

    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.
  2. Cat Museum

    4 (1125 Votes)
    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
  3. Chinese Museum

    4.3 (1293 Votes)
    Chinese Museum

    Museum, History Museum, Educational Site

    Located just off the Kuching Esplanade, this museum is accessible and well maintained. It highlights the struggles and lives of the early pioneers of Malaysia. With English presentations for Chinese texts, this museum is a well worth a visit. It offers a good length and depth of information for the visitors.
  4. Kampung Annah Rais

    4.1 (1 Vote)
    Kampung Annah Rais Image

    Specialty Museum

    Kampung Annah Rais is a Museum in a log house which has a lot of history associated to it that you would love to explore. There is a humongous collection of ancient artefacts which depicts the rich cultural lifestyle of the local inhabitants. You will be welcomed with a homemade wine that tastes exceptionally good and there are proper facilities available to stay with your loved ones at Kampung...Read more
  5. The Borneo House Museum

    3.9 (645 Votes)
    The Borneo House Museum


    The borneo house museum is educational and interactive 3D museum Kuching. Sarawak’s heritage and artistic culture is preserved by the Borneo House Museum in Kuching. The 12 thousand square feet borneo museum is divided into four zones. These are named after important points of culture in Sarawak - Sarawak’s nature Old Sarawak Sarawak today, Sarawak iconic food Many ...Read more