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Sarawak Archive Kuching is currently under construction in Petra Jaya, Kuching.
The two and a half storey building was approved by the Sarawak Government in 2020 with a budget of RM250 million.
The building is currently being constructed on a 17.6 acre land adjacent to the Pustaka Negeri Sarawak.
The building is expected to be completed in 2024.
What to expect at Sarawak Archive Kuching
There will be a main storage area of 10,000 square metres that will be equipped with Automated Storage and Retrieval System to facilitate rapid retrieval and storage besides securing collections, care in handling, systematic storage and arrangement for the prevention of physical damage and loss.
There will also be special rooms for items requiring specially controlled environment.
Aside from rooms for document storage, a dedicated training and education centre equipped with lecture spaces, experimental and practice laboratory for research and training would also be built.
The building will also have an auditorium and research space. A model photo of the building can be seen below.
No entrance fee has been mentioned by any source so far
Sarawak Archive Kuching Location
Opening hours will be updated once the building is ready.
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