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Address: Jalan Kota Batu, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Phone Number: 2244545

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Not your usual museum

This museum I thought would be less than it was, but was really impressed with the quality of the exhibits and the large models making up the upper rooms. Smaller than it needed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

- Free admission - It is free so do not expect too much. - A lot of makeshift huts houses showing how the Malays used to live back then. - Only about 3 exhibit rooms and it takes about 30 minutes or even less than that for the whole museum tour. - You will not be able to get here... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This museum I thought would be less than it was, but was really impressed with the quality of the exhibits and the large models making up the upper rooms. Smaller than it needed to be, was in and out in just over an hour. Good value overall

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Shows the history of Brunei's way of life. Replicas of houses and equipments. Within walking distance to the Maritime Museum however very far from the city. Best mode of transportation to this place is by car.

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If you want to learn about the way of life of Bruneians, then this is a place for you. However, the travel is very far and I think you can roam the musuem in shorter time. The museum consists of 3 galleries of life-sized dioramas where you can take photos.

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Inside you can see our sultanate family tree. water village, pots and many more. outside also grave of sultan Bolkiah at Kota Batu

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I only went here because our tour guide insisted. but since I am Malay, all the histories are not new to me. But there are lotsa info of my forefathers. If you are interested in Malay Archipelago, then you will most likely spend more than 2 hours here

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Not too flash exhibits , a bit antiquated and indeed of an upgrade to the current technological evolution and century which BSB is in currently

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Has displays of the Malay water village life and the handcrafts, etc which the people from the village have been practising over the centuries, ie boatbuilding, weaving, batic, fish traps etc. Very interesting displays.

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Bogor, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Show case about how bruneian people live in the olden days. Not much about technology. Worth the visit.

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Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We came here by our hotel transfer. We asked the driver to collect us after 2 hours and he suggested 1 which we agreed. In fact, if I had knew about the museum more, I would even ask him to just wait outside if possible. We spent around 15 mins to walk around. Some of the exhibition rooms were quite... More 

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Address: Address: Jalan Kota Batu, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Phone Number: 2244545
Location: Asia  >  Brunei Darussalam  >  Brunei-Muara District  >  Bandar Seri Begawan

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