Bidayuh Baruk Museum To Be Completed This Year

Visitors in Sarawak will be able to learn more about the Bidayuh community with the completion of a Bidayuh Museum   by the end of the year.

The museum, currently under construction is located at the circular “Baruk”  building at  Dayak Bidayuh National Association (DBNA) headquarters at Ong Tiang Swee  Road.

The Association has been amassing a collection of its cultural relics and archives relevant to the Bidayuh people and will be displayed.

The Baruk is conveniently located near the DBNA main office and has a restaurant, which serves authentic traditional Bidayuh cuisine.

Meanwhile, DBNA’s President, Datu Ik Pahon Joyik called for  more exhibits from fellow Bidayuhs including photographs, documents  and any relics of  historical relevance to further enhance the and  improve the museum collections.

The soft launch of the Baruk Museum took place on July 24.

Photo credit Dayak Bidayuh National Association (DBNA)
Photo credit Dayak Bidayuh National Association (DBNA)