The purpose of the Museum is reflected through the modest but invaluable collection of exhibits and artifacts that is histories as well as symbolic to UMS. It is a portrayal of the efforts, contribution and sacrifices made throughout the years by various authorities and individuals. From the numerous photographs, displayed, historically momentous events in the likes of the auspicious "Beaufort Gathering" the official launching ceremony by the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr.Mahathir Mohamad, the many stages of infrastructural development, the inaugural and subsequent convocations as well as the royal commemorative convocation ceremony, exult expansion of the University as an icon of socioeconomics and educational advancement in the State of Sabah. On a similar mode, exhibits such as the portraits of the founding members and significant individual, mementos and a vast array of other displays including the detailed scale model of the University Campus, graduation/ academic gowns, and congratulatory salutations from internationally renowned institutions of higher learning, personify every phase of progress and development of the University, from the beginning to the present day.
Apart from charting the decade-long achievements of the University, the Museum serves to instill a sense of belonging and pride, not only amongst the campus community, but also the people of Sabah and Malaysia as whole. It is established to inspire and cultivate values of excellences for the intellectual, spiritual and emotional benefits of the future generations. True to the role of UMS as a university of the people, by people, for the people, the UMS Museum symbolizes the University's spirit of excellence, soul of existence, voice of conscience, source of aspiration, and life within its walls.
MUSEUM OPENING HOURS
8.30 am - 12.30 pm
2.30 pm -4.00 pm
Closed on Sunday and Public Holidays
UMS gallery is being established with the aim of exhibiting to the public the academic excellence and research achievement of the UMS academics in various fields. These include Engineering, Science and Technology, Economics and Business, Fine Arts, Social Sciences and others. The gallery is in fact a "Showcase" of the "niche" research activities of UMS academics from the various Schools, Institutes and Units. The exhibits comprise of research project, which are ongoing, and/or those, which had won recognition awards nationally or internationally.
For further information, please contact:
Corporate Relation Division
Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Locked Bag 2073, 88999 Kota Kinabalu
Tel: 088-320000 ext.1650/1018
Fax : 088-320223