Chanteek Borneo Indigenous Costume Museum

  • The Little World of Sabah


    8AM - 6PM (Daily)


    Lets Keep Heritage Alive!


    Ceremonial & Cultural Scenes


    Traditional Costume Photoshoot


    1st Miniature Indigenous Costume Museum

Chanteek Borneo Museum


The vision of Chanteek Borneo is to promote and keep alive the Borneo cultural heritage through creativity and innovation. The museum was setup in 2014 with a mission to replicate all the traditional costumes from 300 ethnicities and sub-ethnicities group in Borneo Island into a miniature size for Barbie-alike doll.

Permanent Exhibits


The Museum permanent exhibits is divided into 9 Sections. Kg Nunuk Ragang is a mini village depicting the birth of the Kadazandusun people according to the story that has been passed down from generations to generations. Inside the Nunuk Ragang scene, there are many activities happening such as the merry

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Visiting Hour & Admission The Museum is open from daily from 8AM – 6PM, including public holiday except on Christmas Day and on Harvest Festival. Harvest Festival falls on 30th and 31st May every year. Museum Policy Please leave your smartphone at the Reception Counter if you did not purchase

Gift Shop

Support Chanteek Borneo effort in promoting and keeping the Borneo cultural heritage by buying gifts and souvenirs at our Souvenir Shop near the gallery exit or via online at www.shopinborneo.com. 70% of the products are made by the women’s community from all over Borneo Island. Traditional Beadings and Woven textile

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2in1 Sisingal Beaded Headband cum Choker Necklace

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Linopot Delivery

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Dusun Gobukan man in Traditional wear Lapoi

Gobukon, the Dusun who owed their life to the monkeys!

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