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Lau King Howe Hospital Memorial Museum

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Hidden gem of medical history

It’s rare to find such a collection of antique medical equipment and a detailed description of the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Ampang, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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Sibu's "other museum"

Closed on Mondays. It is a little out of the way (compared to the Sibu Heritage Centre) but worth... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
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“healthcare” (3 reviews)
“instruments” (3 reviews)
Sibu 96000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

It’s rare to find such a collection of antique medical equipment and a detailed description of the healthcare in rural sarawak preserved so well. And it’s free! The staff are extremely helpful and informative, providing a nice guided tour. Highly recommended for the medical staff...More

Thank Isaactanyl
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Closed on Mondays. It is a little out of the way (compared to the Sibu Heritage Centre) but worth the visit. The landscape architecture is interesting, but this tends to be something you overlook when you are travelling on foot on a 40°C day. When...More

Thank pescaeats
Reviewed 27 August 2016

A historical building above water. Somewhere worth to go as you can access the spiritual tree nearby which is rumored to be guarded by unknown things.

Thank Xeonnate
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Not many tourist come in Sibu but this museum is intresting also because the people working here where allways undermanned and it's nice to see the old instruments and the history from founder.

Thank Frank v
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

I like the place. Personally it's the highlight of my trip to Sibu. I find it very informative especially if you're in the medical line. The place is small. You can finish it around 30-40 minutes. It opens everyday except on Monday. Currently there is...More

Thank nor aisyah a
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This was an old hospital, first hospital in Sibu, I guess, and was a training centre for the community nurse before it was transferred to the new hospital. You can see the pattern of nurses uniform changes from the British time until the most recent...More

Thank samatut
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I finally been to this place, I am trying to visit all the listed attraction, partly because I am local and I would like to promote my small homeland. Local people be frank won't go to this kind of museum unless they have nothing to...More

Thank AmethystAme
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This museum is located in the only remaining building of the original Sibu Hospital. The museum is small but has a great variety of equipment and instruments used in the early days of the hospital. All item are clearly marked in English and the history...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 25 February 2015

This is one thing to do in sibu where there is nothing to do. You must like 1950's hospital artifacts to enjoy this small museum. I did. About 15 minute walk from wet market

Thank Durio
Reviewed 2 May 2014

The hospital museum is opposite the Wisma Sanyan and beside the harbor wharves. There is a receptionist at the counter. The entrance to the museum is free and air-conditioned. After a walk around Wisma Sanyan and taking photos of the swan and statues around the...More

4  Thank soh_kien_peng
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