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SabahMuseum-HeritageVillage

Sabah Museum – The Heritage Village
Situated about 5 minutes from the Kota Kinabalu city centre, the Heritage Village is located at the Sabah Museum Complex along the Jalan Bukit Istana Lama, Kota Kinabalu. The Sabah Museum Heritage Village was officiated by His Excellency the Head of State Tun Said Keruak on 15th July 1990 during the 25th anniversary celebration of the Sabah Museum.

The Heritage Village displays traditional replica houses which are mostly made out from bamboo and wood, there are the houses of the Lotud, Bisaya, Brunei, Rungus, Bajau, Brunei, Chinese, Suluk and Iranun tribe from various ethnic group in Sabah. Sits at the surrounding of The Heritage Village compound are the ethnological gardens that consist of green natural plants and small lake which covers an area of 16.96 hectors of lush green planted jungle. Opens Daily from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

This Sunday on 18th May 2008 will be the International Museum Day which has been celebrated all over the world since 1977. In conjunction to the memorable day, the Sabah State Museum of Kota Kinabalu will be opening to the public for FREE of one day from 9am to 5pm. There will be a free demo for visitors who would love to try some of the interesting Sabah instruments during that particular day. Interested? for more info call the Department of Sabah Museum at this number..

Tel : (60) 088-253199 / 225033

and those Sabahan that have not been visiting to the Sabah musuem for many years or not even been here at all.. it’s the time!