via Borneo Post, 09 Aug 2019: Set to open in 2020, the new Sarawak Museum complex will be the largest in Malaysia and second largest in Southeast Asia.
KUCHING: The new Sarawak Museum Complex, the largest in Malaysia and second largest in Southeast Asia, has been completed and handed over to the Public Works Department (JKR) Sarawak and Museum Department Sarawak.
Witnessing the handover ceremony held at the complex here today was Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah.
The new museum was designed and completed with 21st century facilities and amenities.
This world-class museum, with a new 6,000 square metres interactive and engaging exhibition, will open its doors to the public by the end of next year.
A well-curated selection of unique artifacts and specimens will be part of the various exhibits there, ready to take visitors on an interactive journey as they showcase Sarawak’s history and life of the communities in the state.