Chinese History Museum Kuching
Muzium Sejarah Cina Kuching
Chinese History Museum - Chinese Chamber of Commerce (Old) 02.jpg
Established23 October 1993
LocationKuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Coordinates1°33′27.6″N 110°20′55.5″E / 1.557667°N 110.348750°E / 1.557667; 110.348750Coordinates: 1°33′27.6″N 110°20′55.5″E / 1.557667°N 110.348750°E / 1.557667; 110.348750
Typemuseum


The Chinese History Museum Kuching (Malay: Muzium Sejarah Cina Kuching) is a museum in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. The museum is about the history of the Chinese people in Sarawak.

History

The museum building was constructed in 1912 and was used to be the headquarter of the Sarawak Chinese Chamber of Commerce until 1921.[1] It was later converted into the Chinese History Museum Kuching and officially opened to the public by Assistant Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Yap Chin Loi on 23 October 1993.[2][3] In 2010, the museum exhibition underwent renovation which now includes short videos.[4]

Exhibitions

The museum displays various artifacts related to Chinese affairs of Sarawak during the White Rajahs era, such as musical instruments, jade, ceramics, photos etc.

See also

References

  1. ^ Ng, Wilson (15 July 2010). "The Chinese Museum Kuching Review: The History of Chinese in Kuching". Places and Foods. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Chinese History Museum". Sarawak Tourism. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Chinese History Museum". Archived from the original on 30 October 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016.
  4. ^ Holland, Michael. "Kuching Chinese History Museum". Asia for Visitors. Retrieved 30 October 2016.