Sandakan Heritage Museum
Muzium Warisan Sandakan
Sandakan Sabah OldGovernmentBuilding-04.jpg
LocationSandakan, Sabah
Coordinates5°50′23″N 118°06′58″E / 5.83972°N 118.11611°E / 5.83972; 118.11611Coordinates: 5°50′23″N 118°06′58″E / 5.83972°N 118.11611°E / 5.83972; 118.11611
TypeMuseum
OwnerSabah Museum

Sandakan Heritage Museum (Malay: Muzium Warisan Sandakan) is a museum located at the 1st floor of Wisma Warisan building in Sandakan of Sabah, Malaysia.[1] The museum building is located next to the Sandakan Municipal Council and is part of the Sandakan Heritage Trail.[2]

Features

The museum sits in the 1st floor of the former British administration building for Sandakan where it showcases the pre-war and post-war history of the town.[3] Various artefacts including barter trade items, authentic office equipment in the 1920s and traditional agricultural equipment.[4] Portraits of local leaders and early scenes of the town are prominently displayed with the most eye-catching is the large wall mural of Sandakan in 1935 in the museum's hallway.[4] The Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum in Chanute, Kansas of the United States has a relations with the museum with the digital copies of Johnson photographs related to North Borneo are returned to the museum and the authority of Sabah Museum.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Sandakan Heritage Museum". Sabah Museum. Archived from the original on 26 June 2019. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Sandakan Heritage Trail". Sabah Tourism. Archived from the original on 26 June 2019. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Sandakan and Kinabatangan museums highlight east Sabah heritage". Bernama. The Sun. 13 October 2015. Archived from the original on 26 June 2019. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Heritage – Sandakan Heritage Museum". Sabah Education Department. Archived from the original on 26 June 2019. Retrieved 25 June 2019.
  5. ^ Lamont Lindstrom (5 July 2017). Across the World with the Johnsons: Visual Culture and American Empire in the Twentieth Century. Taylor & Francis. p. 260. ISBN 978-1-351-57771-7.