Sabah Museum

Learn more about Sabah and Kota Kinabalu history at Sabah Museum.

The Sabah Museum Complex is located on a small hill called the Old Place Hill (Bukit Istana Lama), below the foothill lies the Sembulan river and with the Sabah State government administration complex on the other side of the river. The Old Palace Hill has a magnificent look on the surrounding areas with Queen Elizabeth Hospital on one side, while the State Mosque, Sutera Harbour and the South China Sea on the other side. In this area of 43.3 acres of lush green forest, the Sabah Museum Complex consists of the Museum Proper, Science and Education Centre, ethnobotanic garden, zoological garden and the Heritage Village.