Friends of Sarawak Museum (FoSM) and SHS joined hands in organizing recently pilot runs of a new heritage walk through Kuching’s Chinese History, for members of the two societies.
The tour is conducted by Paul Gerarts, a member of both Friends of Sarawak Museum and SHS. After a guided tour of the Chinese History Museum on Chinese immigration waves, trades, religious and cultural practices, the visitors are taken for a stroll down Ewe Hai Street, Carpenter Street and China Street, three of the most historic streets in Kuching.
Paul Gerarts has researched and crafted this genuine heritage walk, as a FoSM volunteer guide. He is an experienced heritage guide who has previously led many tours in Georgetown, Penang.
The tour will now be conducted for the public the 1st Saturday of each month, free of charge.
Meeting place and time: Chinese History Museum (Kuching waterfront), 10 a.m.
Max. 15 people per tour.
Reservation required at CHstroll.email@example.com.
Mr Chew Swee Kee
Media coverage: “Retracing Chinese history along Carpenter and Ewe Hai Streets” – article by journalist Joanna Yap, Borneo Post, 12 Apr. 2015
[page last updated 12/04/2014]