We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lau King Howe Hospital Memorial Museum

Review Highlights
historical site showing health care over 100 years in Sibu

The exhibition showed development of jealth care from Brooke era, colonial days and within... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
via mobile
2nd best thing to visit in the centre of Sibu.

Not many tourist come in Sibu but this museum is intresting also because the people working here... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
Frank v
Medellin, Colombia
Read all 23 reviews
All photos (27)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“health care”(2 reviews)
“the river”(2 reviews)
Sibu 96000, Malaysia
Improve This Listing
Reviews (23)
Filter reviews
21 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews medical equipment health care the river healthcare era development history sarawak malaysia
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 21 reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2018

My brother and sister was born here. Whenever we pass by this area it is sad to see that what was before a quiet and serene atmosphere turn into noisy construction area. Before this area nearby the river, my father used to do fishing here....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank RinaJohn2394
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

The exhibition showed development of jealth care from Brooke era, colonial days and within Malaysia. very informztive.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lingMalaysia
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We drove by thinking it’s still this massive original hospital ground but the museum is just of the original foyer of the hospital - a tiny building & the rest of the site has been developed into new shop houses & condos.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LC888
Reviewed 11 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

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: December 2016
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.

Date of experience: August 2016
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.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Frank v
Reviewed 9 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

Date of experience: April 2016
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

Date of experience: October 2014
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

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank AmethystAme
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Lau King Howe Hospital Memorial Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines