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A tribute to the sultan and the grand trappings of Royalty, this museum is a highlight of any trip to Brunei. The main gallery presents an impressive recreation of the coronation of His Majesty The Sultan, displaying the gilded carriage which...more
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Jalan Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien, Bandar Seri Begawan BS8811, Brunei Darussalam
+673 224 4545
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit when in Brunei. A great selection of gifts from world leaders including solid gold miniature mosques. Fascinating history and well recommended.

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found the museum to be very interesting and a worthwhile visit. Entry is free and you will need to leave your shoes outside and any bags and cameras in lockers on the inside. The main exhibit areas don’t allow photos, however you are permitted...More

Thank JonHSydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is free to enter. You must remove your shoes, and check in all bags, cameras and mobiles. They go into a locker and you hold the key. There's a lot of stuff about the life and crowning of the Sultan. Also a lot...More

Thank bellg63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What better way to showcase wealth than to house them in one place! Take of your shoes before going in. Leave your stuff at the reception. They will give you a locker (you bring the key with you). Since you will be taking off your...More

Thank Tart C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place opens at 9am. I came too early (my bad, I didn’t check) and wandered around the museum for half an hour. Visitors need to remove shoes upon entry, register attendance at the counter and they’ll provide you with a locker. No cameras, phones,...More

Thank Fakhruddin A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Though photos are not allowed but can't resist to click a pic at least as its just awesome feeling to be here . We enjoyed this royal museum .

Thank akshaymay2981
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ok take your shoes off at the door and pop them into the shoe rack. Then if you have a bag you must check it in at the reception to the right of the entrance. Inside is the royal regalia on display showing what happened...More

Thank Rachel U
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

If you have time, this place is also recommended to visit, but you should go before 4 pm. It is free, no fee to enter. Photos are allowed only the lobby areas. When you registered the visitor log at the counter, the officer will provide...More

Thank June P
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The museum gives you real perspective of how the Sultan fits into Bruneian society. Before coming here, I thought of the Sultan in a somewhat abstract way. Seeing the accoutrements of the royal life gives you a feel for the actual person and the fact...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This might be the biggest ego trip posing as a museum anywhere in the world. It's well worth seeing, especially as it's completely free. You need to leave your shoes outside the building and inside, once you've signed in, you have to deposit your phone,...More

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19 May 2018|
Response from MrW99 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Davis F | Reviewed this property |
According to Google: Hours: Sunday 9AM–5PM Monday 9AM–5PM Tuesday 9AM–5PM Wednesday 9AM–5PM Thursday 9AM–5PM Friday 9–11:30AM, 2:30–5PM Saturday 9:45AM–5PM
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Response from OriginalNutbag | Reviewed this property |
We got our hotel to book a half day tour which included this museum but we were a bit rushed due to time constraint. There's lots to see inside. I believe you can get a ticket at the door also