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CHINESE HISTORY MUSEUM
The Chinese History Museum is situated on the Waterfront opposite the Tua Pek Kong temple. It traces the history of the Chinese community in Sarawak. Exhibits include the early trade routes, initial migration from various regions of China, geographical distribution, the early pioneers, traditional trading activities, the formation of trade and community associations, political history and the involvement of the Chinese community in modern, multi-racial Sarawak. Tel: 231520. Open daily 9 am to 6 pm.
Chinese History Museum - Originally this building, built in 1912, was used as a court for the Chinese Community in Sarawak. In 1930 it was taken over by the Chinese Chamber of Commerce. In 1993 it was converted to Chinese History Museum with displays tracing the settlement of Chinese in Sarawak
This old concrete one room building exhibition consisting of old furniture, old Chinese musical instruments and some pottery. The walls are covered with written descriptions of the various immigrant groups from China: Hakka, Cantonese, Hokkien, Chao Ann, Teochew, Hainan, Foochow, Hunghua and Luichew.
"...The museum aims at portraying the rich and fascinating history of Sarawak's diverse Chinese groups. Most significantly it endeavors to educate the present generation to appreciate the struggles and values as encountered and instilled by the early pioneers..."
Opening Hours: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm
Open daily. Closed on 1st day of Major Festival.
Entrance fee: Free
Location: Main Bazaar, near Tua Pek Kong temple.
Contact: Sarawak Museum, Tel: 082-244232
INDEX of Kuching City September 24, 2017 11:42:00 PM