Kuching promotes museum visits

KUCHING, 9 November 2028: Sarawak Tourism is promoting 11 museums and galleries to tour operators while the Sarawak Museum is closed for renovation and construction continues on the Sarawak Museum Campus and Heritage Trail.

In its latest newsletter to the international travel trade, STB highlights the Urang Sarawak Gallery located at the Sarawak Art Museum next to the closed Sarawak Museum building.

It displays the religious, cultural and historical heritage of the Chinese, Malay, Dayak and Orang Ulu people of Sarawak.

The Chinese History Museum at the Kuching Waterfront and the Islamic Heritage Museum at Jalan P Ramlee, also display the heritage of the Chinese and Malay communities.

The Textile Museum showcases authentic textiles made by the main ethnic communities of Sarawak, with the Tun Jugah Pua Kumbu Museum at Tun Jugah Tower focusing on the textiles of the Iban people.

Within the Textile Museum, visitors find the treasures from Nusantara Gallery, displaying 30 historic artefacts from Borneo.There are many more galleries within the city, some focusing on the history of women in the state, or the lives of Brookes family members who were colonial rulers, and even a museum focused on all things feline.

(Source: Hornbill Trail Newsletter)

For more stories featured in Sarawak’s Hornbill Trail Newsletter October edition visit: https://enewsletter.sarawaktourism.com/2018/10/