Agnes Newton Keith Home, Sandakan

3.7
#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Sandakan
The remarkable life of a celebrated American author comes to life at Agnes Newton Keith Home, filled with a mixture of period reproductions and genuine antique furniture . Agnes Newton Keith published three autobiographical accounts of life in Borneo, and this museum occupies her former home in Sandakan. Upstairs, browse the gallery providing insight into Keith's life through words and pictures; pay special attention to the section dedicated to her time spent in an internment camp during World War II. After visiting the museum, take a moment to wander through the gardens, overlooking Sandakan Bay. Agnes Newton Keith Home is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • Visited this house as part of our heritage walk. Brilliant museum full of photos, stories and memorabilia.Well worth a visit and you can use your ticket ti visit Sabah Museum  more »
  • The place was well kept and clean. A quick historical tour which doubles as a leisurely stroll after afternoon tea at the English Tea House.  more »

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