The ?Rumah Terbalik? (which translates to Upside Down House) is the first of its kind in South East Asia and among the five upside-down structures in the world
This attraction is the first-of-its-kind in Southeast Asia and one of the five upside down structures in the world. As the name implies, this traditional Sabah kampung house is flipped upside down, with the floor facing skyward and the ceiling placed below. It is listed in the Malaysia Book of Records as the first in the country. The house was opened to the public in early February 2012 and has since been attracting visitors from near and far. The house itself is hard to miss, having been flipped upside down, with its floor facing skyward. Everything inside the house, from furniture to household appliances, hover above your head, as the ceiling is actually the floor. Visitors will notice some distinguishing Sabahan d?cor and features showcased in this house.
In the garage, a car is parked upside down. It might seem disorienting in the first few seconds, but the fascination of it all takes over. This architectural wonder has also been included in the Malaysia Book of Records for being the first of its kind in the nation. Visitors can enjoy a meal or afternoon snack at the Rumah Terbalik Caf? or pick up a souvenir at the Gift Shop. Guided tours are available.
Latest attraction within the compound of Rumah Terbalik is the 3D Wonders Museum. Experience Sabah in a fun and engaging way thanks to the special art that transforms images into immersive 3D environments. This 3D Wonders Museum is not only the largest 3D art exhibition in East Malaysia but also the first and only that focuses on education the public about the importance of protecting our biodiversity, ecosystem and natural resources.
Opening hours: 7.00am - 7.00pm daily
Malaysian = RM10.60 (Adult), RM5.30 (Child)
Non-Malaysian = RM19.10 (Adult), RM5.30 (Child)
Student / Child below 12 years: RM5.30
Free for children below 3 years.