The textile museum showcases authentic textiles made by the main ethnic communities of Sarwak. Visitors follow an exhibition flow of how a finished product such as weaving came about. Also on display are contemporary work of designs based on traditional weaving and design techniques. Traditional costumes and fashion accessories used in ceremonies are also on display.
The architecture is an attraction in itself. It is a combination of English renaissance and colonial theme. Rectangular in structure, the Pavilion Building as it is known, was first constructed in 1907 a medical center. The 3-storey building later became the headquarter of the State Education department. The museum opened n August 2005.
TIP: Give yourself at least an hour to time your visit with the closing hour.
The museum is located in the historical quarter of downtown Kuching
and it is within walking distance from popular accommodation services in the city.