1. Sarawak State Museum – Malaysia
The Sarawak State Museum is the oldest museum in Borneo. It was founded in 1888 and opened in 1891 in a purpose-built building in Kuching, Sarawak. The ground floor of the museum holds the natural history collection and specimens of Sarawak fauna – reptiles, mammals, birds, etc., all expertly prepared and mounted for display. The west wing of the museum houses the Shell exhibition on the petroleum industries of Sarawak. The first floor has exhibits of ethnographic artifacts of the indigenous peoples, such as models of the various types of longhouses, musical instruments, various kinds of fish and animal traps, handicrafts, models of boats and others.
2. National Museum of Natural History – Philippines
The National Museum of Natural History is the national natural history museum of the Philippines. It is located along the Agrifina Circle in Rizal Park, Manila. The museum was officially inaugurated on September 30, 2017 and opened on May 18, 2018. It holds 147 million specimens and artifacts from the natural history of the Philippines, from flora and fauna to artifacts related to human development.
3. Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum – Singapore
The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum is a natural history museum on the Kent Ridge Campus of the National University of Singapore. Officially opened on April 18, 2015, it houses the Raffles Natural History Collection. The museum currently has more than 560,000 catalog lots in its collection and over a million specimens from throughout the region. About 2,000 of these are exhibited in the museum’s galleries.
4. SiamGems Heritage – Thailand
SiamGems Heritage is the only museum that displays precious stones through an interactive exhibit. Tourists will be able to participate in a breath-taking educational journey into the history of gemstones and precious accessories through multi-dimensional projections, multimedia screens, see with their own eyes as craftsmen cut and engrave average stones into precious gems and admire the museum’s grand masterpiece.
5. Thai Island and Sea Natural History Museum
The Museum of Natural History of the Sea and Islands of Thailand was established by the Navy and opened on October 30, 2007 at Khao Marjor, Tambon Samaesarn, Amphoe Sattahip. This is the first exhibits of marine geology, botany and animals in Thailand. It provides knowledge about coastal ecosystems and marine resources with many other activities such as snorkeling to see the corals, getting on a glass-bottom boat and riding a bicycle to see nature, etc.
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