You can learn a lot about a place by its museum, Kota Kinabalu Art Gallery and Museum are a great stop if you are short of time, staying in the city and want to learn about the culture of the Sabahans. At the cost of Rm10 and Rm 15, makes good value, and there is plenty to fill a hour or two. All info is in Malay and English. For more ideas download “Kota Kinabalu A Flash Packers Guide”, available in paperback and to download to the free kindle app.
Inside the rungus longhouse
See the longhouses and water village of the Baju people
Sabah Art Gallery