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Sabah Museum (Sabah State Museum) Tours

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Sabah Museum (Sabah State Museum)
Located within easy reach of Kota Kinabalu city center, the Sabah Museum (Sabah State Museum) is a comprehensive museum exploring the heritage, art, culture, and daily life of Sabah and its people.

The museum is made up of the main building, along with galleries exhibiting the various themes, including the Science and Education Center, the Heritage Village, the Sabah Art Gallery and the Museum of Islamic Civilization. Natural history, ceramics, ethnography and archaeology are among the many displays, along with a centerpiece whale skeleton.

The Heritage Village features traditional tribal dwellings of the different indigenous groups of Sabah set on a lake, including Kadazan bamboo houses and a Chinese farmhouse, all set on a lake. The Science and Education Center next door has an interesting exhibition on the petroleum industry, while the the Sabah Art Gallery features exhibitions by local artists.

Practical Info

The Sabah Museum is located off Jalan Penampang, opposite the Secretariat Building and approximately four kilometers from Kota Kinabalu’s city center. It can be easily reached via taxi or the number 13 bus from the city.
Address: Jalan Muzium, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah 88300, Malaysia
Hours: 9am-5pm
Admission: RM15
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Discover the rich history and heritage of Kota Kinabalu on this comprehensive 3-hour city tour, including hotel pick-up. Visit landmarks like Wisma Tun Mustapha (Sabah Foundation Building) and the City Mosque; pay a visit to the prestigious University of Sabah and tour the fascinating Sabah Museum. Finally, soak up views of Kota Kinabalu and the Likas Bay lagoon from the summit of Signal Hill.
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Sabah Museum (Sabah State Museum) hours of operation: 9am-5pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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