Borneo Culture Museum

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Updated on 25 May 2022 •  Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg 93400 Kuching Sarawak Malaysia
Sarawak Museum was established by Charles Brooke the Second Rajah in 1860 and thanks to the great naturalist, Alfred Russell Wallace for his influence. They realized their intentions by setting up a temporary museum at the Market place, along Gambier Street Kuching in 30th October 1886. Later a proper museum was built at its present site and opened its door to the public on 4th August 1891. The museum grew slowly maintaining the indigenous pride, identity and tradition of our people, Sarawakians. It survived the Second World War. Even standing on a sounder footing when Sarawak gained its independence through the formation of Malaysia in 1963. As the result, Sarawak Museum enjoys the international recognition not only as a superb museum but also as a research centre in Borneo where Sarawak Museum Journals are published annually for the world circulation since 1910. It is a keeper of the rich culture and history of Sarawak and the first class repository of Borneo culture with the world's largest collection of Borneo's flora and fauna. In appreciation of its existence, Sarawak Museum was established as a full-fledged department under the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak.
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Address Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg 93400 Kuching Sarawak Malaysia
Country Malaysia
State Sarawak
City Kuching
Postcode 93400
Nearby Landmark Padang Merdeka
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Business Hour
Monday 9:00AM - 4:45PM
Tuesday 9:00AM - 4:45PM
Wednesday 9:00AM - 4:45PM
Thursday 9:00AM - 4:45PM
Friday 9:00AM - 4:45PM
Saturday 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Sunday 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Public holiday operating hours : 9:30AM - 4:30PM

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