Chinese History Museum
History and museums
The Chinese History Museum (Malay: Muzium Sejarah Cina) is a museum in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia. The museum is about the history of the Chinese people in Sarawak.
The museum building was constructed in 1912 and was used to be the headquarter of the Sarawak Chinese Chamber of Commerce until 1921. It was later converted into the Chinese History Museum and officially opened to the public by Assistant Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Yap Chin Loi on 23 October 1993. In 2010, the museum exhibition underwent renovation which now includes short videos.
The museum displays various artifacts related to Chinese affairs during the White Rajahs era, such as musical instruments, jade, ceramics, photos etc.
The museum opens everyday except Thursdays free of charge.