Pogunon Community Museum, Penampang
This museum is situated at Pogunon Village, Penampang and about 11km from Kota Kinabalu City and 3km from Donggongon town. The importance of the site was first revealed in January 2000 during the construction of a Pogunon Village Kindergarten building. Three jars; pieces of four jars; blue and white plates, and bowls whole were unearthed during construction. Human bones were also found in the three jars. The ceramics originated from China, made between 16th to 19th century. The museum is sited on an ancient graveyard of megaliths which served as grave markers.
Archaeological rescue of jars in January 2000 during the construction of a Pogunon Village Kindergarten building
The 16th century jar with the human remains inside is displayed at the Pogunon Community Museum.
Open daily from 9.00am to 5.00pm
How to Get Here
We are located at Pogunon Village, Penampang and about 3km from Donggongon town.
From Donggongon town:
- Van fares RM1.50 (one way)
- Taxi fare: RM10.00 (one way)
How To Contact Us
Locked Bag 2015
88566 Kota Kinabalu,
- (+60) 088 – 253199
- (+60) 088 – 225033
(+60) 088 – 240230
Puan Su Chin Sidih/Encik James Dangon