The main building of the Sarawak Museum
The Sarawak Museum is the state's primary venue for displaying the art and history of Sarawak. From a single building the museum has grown into a complex of exhibition halls each displaying a different aspect of the state's cultural heritage. Each of the various building is discussed in detailed in the following pages.
Click on any of the labels for details about the exhibitions
- Natural History Museum
- This small building displays some examples of the rich flora and fauna of Sarawak.
- Art Museum
- A former library, the Art Museum displays both traditional and contemporary art from Sarawak.
- Ethnology Hall
- The main original building of the Sarawak Museum houses the ethnology exhibit.
- Tun Abdul Razak Hall
- The 'new' exhibition hall displays many cultural artifacts from the modern era of Sarawak.
- Islamic Museum
- The museum's galleries cover the history of Islam in Sarawak, Islamic architecture, science, the arts and weaponry.
- Housed in a beautiful Victorian pavilion, the aquarium displays samples of fish from around Sarawak.
The museum sits in large landscaped grounds that includes an arboretum, but there's also quite a few graves scattered around.