Textile Museum Sarawak

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Coordinates: 1°33′30.8″N 110°20′41.3″E / 1.558556°N 110.344806°E / 1.558556; 110.344806

Textile Museum Sarawak
Muzium Tekstil Sarawak
Education Department - Sarawak Pavilion 02.jpg
General information
TypeMuseum
LocationKuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Completed1907
OpeningAugust 2000
Technical details
Floor count3

The Textile Museum Sarawak (Malay: Muzium Tekstil Sarawak) is a textile museum in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

History[edit]

The museum building was originally built in 1907 as medical center. It was then later housed the Education Department of Sarawak State Government. In August 2000, it was eventually turned into the Textile Museum Sarawak.[1]

Architecture[edit]

The museum is housed in a 3-story building with colonial British renaissance theme named the Pavilion Building.[2] The upper two floors house the permanent exhibition.[1]

Exhibitions[edit]

The museum displays the textiles made by local communities in Sarawak, as well as traditional costumes and accessories. It also showcases the stages of textile manufacturing processes.[2][3]

Opening time[edit]

The museum opens everyday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on weekdays and from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on weekends.[2]

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Holland, Michael. "Kuching Textile Museum". Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Textile Museum Sarawak". Sarawak Tourism. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ Luna, Sandy Mark (22 October 2014). "Khazanah tekstil Sarawak perlu dipertahankan" (in Malay). Retrieved 12 November 2016.