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Jalan Sultan | Bandar Seri Begawan BS8611, Bandar Seri Begawan BS8811, Brunei Darussalam
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Large building in the center of Bandar Seri Begawan full of royal historical relics and artifacts. Unless you have a real interest in this subject then it is easy to become bored. Photos only allowed in certain areas.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AndrewA4401
Reviewed 3 August 2018

An incredible collection of shiny glossy fancy objects collected over the years. Ostentatious, to say the least, but interesting.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank K5802EYjohnk
Reviewed 29 July 2018

There is a LOT of history about the Sultan plus other members of the royal family, and tons of artefacts from various events that have occurred, mostly during the current Sultan's reign. There's even a replica of the main palace ballroom, which seats over 4,000...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jgrob3
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A good exhibit of the present Sultan of Brunei photos from younger day with family to high school and graduated as captain at Sandhurst Military school. One original Chariots used during coronation in and another one during Silver jubilee cerebration in 1992. Replica of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank lesliecX9304DT
Reviewed 28 May 2018

...or needed a place to rest / enjoy air-con. You are required to take off your shoes outside of the museum and have everything stored inside their locker. Admission is free of charge, displaying loads of gifts from different countries around the world, good place...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank manucanuck
Reviewed 21 May 2018

It's amazing how they were able to house the Sultan's Collection in one building which is not very huge. Simply, a great architectural design

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank myles458
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Yes, this building (note it's not called a museum) showcases gifts given to the Sultan of Brunei, but it also includes elements of the royal regalia which does give one insights into Brunei's traditional culture. It also has the best souvenir shop (including books) we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank SingaporeGirl
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I wasn't particularly impressed upon entering the museum. However, once you get deeper into the maze of rooms you see some beautiful things on display. I found the gifts given by heads of state to be particularly interesting as was displays showing the independence and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Lee P
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

First you have to take of shoes for enter the museum and wear hotel slippers, then you have to leave bags,camera in a safe box. After that you can visit the place. interesting, it takes about 1 hour.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank claudepour
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Displays art, craft and mainly items of interest gifted to the Sultan over the years all housed in a beautiful building. Interesting bit of history. Worth a visit if you have time in Brunei

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JoeB848
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