The state-of-the-art marine museum is yet another addition to the Universiti Malaysia Sabah campus.Established in 1995, the Borneo Marine Research Institute (BMRI) is aimed to promote education, research and training in conservation and sustainable development of marine resources, and a rational deployment of biotechnology.
Situated within the Borneo Marine Research Institute (BMRI) Complex adjunction to the Sepanggar
Bay area, this aquarium and marine museum boasts one of the best aquarium facilities on the Borneo Island.
Among its facilities are the free standing exhibition tanks, live open water reef exhibition centre, live shallow reef exhibition centre, mangrove walk, contemporary Marine and Maritime Museum, Multimedia Interactive Information Kiosk, and Sipadan deep dive diorama.
Monday,Tuesday&Thursday – 930am-1230pm, 2pm-430pm
Friday – 930am-1130am, 2pm-430pm
Saturday&Sunday -930am-1230pm, 2pm-430pm
Wednesday&Public Holiday – Closed.
UMS is located about 3 kilometers away from the heart of the city (approximately 10 – 15 minutes drive away). You may use public transportation to get to UMS, buses are available daily at the bus station in front of Wawasan Plaza or you may get a taxi from city centre to get to UMS.
Child, 4-6 years: Malaysian RM2, Non-Malaysian RM4
Student, 7-18years: Malaysian RM3, Non-Malaysian RM6
Adult above 18years: Malaysian RM5, Non-Malaysian RM10
* All prices are estimated and subject to change