The Sarawak Museum Old Building which sits proudly opposite the new Borneo Cultures Museum is now partially open to the public.

Postings by the Sarawak Museum Department say that the museum has opened it’s doors to members of the public since May 18, 2023, which coincides with International Museum Day.

According to social media postings by the Sarawak Museum Department, the Sarawak Museum Old Building is only open as part of a daily Special Tour.

This special tour is split into two sessions namely at 10.30am – 11.30am and 2.30pm – 3.30pm.

Each session is limited to only 15 visitors and no booking can be made as only walk in guest are allowed.

Those interested to join the tour can sign up for the tour at Level 1 of the Borneo Cultures Museum.

The tour focus on the historical aspects of the museum which includes the signature Kenyah mural paintings that on the walls.

Inside the museum. Photo by Sarawak Museum Department.

It is worth to note that despite the Sarawak Museum Old Building re-opening, part of the museum remains closed as installation and development of artifacts are still ongoing.

In case you didn’t know, the Sarawak Museum Old Building has been closed for renovation and restoration since October 2017.
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Cyril Dason was born and currently lives in Kuching. He loves jungle trekking, clean rivers and chilling out with friends.