Sarawak Museum

April 2, 2015

About Sarawak Museum

The Sarawak Museum was built in 1891 and was lengthy to its facility form in 1911. The building was built to at all times in flames and display local indigenous arts and crafts, and collections of local animals. Its founding was encouraged by the prominent British naturalist, Alfred Russel Wallace, who was subsequently collecting specimens in the make a clean breast.

The museum was gloss military officers during the two world wars. In the Great War, British officers were assigned to it. During the Japanese Occupation of World War II, the museum was directed by a Japanese superintendent, who was deferential to its goals. He protected it and the museum suffered enormously tiny flashing or looting.

The historic building has been renovated. It is used to exhibit and footnote collections as regards the natural chronicles of Sarawak. Shell Oil sponsored an exhibit vis–vis the petroleum industry, which has been important to Borneo. In decorate, it displays archaeological artefacts and reconstructions of examples of conventional liveliness of the indigenous peoples, and of their arts and crafts. It has the most whole archaeological, natural records, and ethnographic collections approaching Borneo.

Open : Daily from 9am to 4.30pm. Admission easily reached.
Location : Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg

Dewan Tun Abdul Razak, the toting happening wing across the footbridge is different gallery of Sarawak Museum. In 1982 it was converted into a museum exhibition gallery and was officially opened in 1983. The showground floor accommodates the Museum Shoppe and a the stage exhibition hall. The first floor is housing two exchange exhibitions which displayed mostly items related to pre-historical era.In the Museum grounds there is an Aquarium, the Botanical Gardens and the Heroes Memorial.

 

For more information about Sarawak Museum can visit website.

 

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