Miri's very first oil well, affectionately known as the 'Grand Old Lady' is a historic monument and a place of interest on top of Canada Hill. This is the original structure with some modifications, not a replica.
The two storey solid wooden building housing the museum today was built in the year 1897 as a fort by the second White Rajah, Charles Brooke to impose peace and order in the region where warfare among the local tribes prevailed.
Located in the center of the city, Yew Hotel is just a stone's throw away from the nightlife, restaurants, shopping hub of Miri. It is walking distance from from nearby popular malls and historical & tourism landmarks.