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Kampong Ayer Cultural & Tourism Gallery

Kampong Ayer | via Jalan Mc Arthur, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
+673 238 2822
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“kampong ayer” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kampong Ayer | via Jalan Mc Arthur, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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+673 238 2822
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

I wanted to go here, but it closes at 5pm and not open on the weekends. Really? Well, it saved me money I guess, because by the time I was able to go here, I was ready to just get out of the country.

Thank Christian M
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

A lot of info about the ayer. Pictures, clotches and habits of the people. Free entry. Toilet is diry :-(

Thank Paul v
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Reviewed December 20, 2017

Otherwise its a visit to a dying place. Place is done well for what it covers. Could provide simple map of the village, but there appear to be no businesses open anymore.

Thank EuForia_01
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

This tiny slice of kampung ayer life is worth the trip over the river. With excellent displays and photographs of old Brunei Town, you can see how extensive the water village once was.

1  Thank iNomad60
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

Kampong Ayer is classified as one village community with more than 30,000 people live in the city, and it brings the total population to 10% of the entire country of Brunei. Mostly visitors can hire a speed boat to visit Kampong Ayer water, as it...More

1  Thank Sivarnee H
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Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Small but nice items on display explaining some Brunei history in English. Played hopscotch, some traditional games, learned a few things. Got a free "I heart Brunei" badge. Tourist shop and some sales displays where you can buy locally-weaved material, village products, even locally-produced glassblown...More

1  Thank Sweet L
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Reviewed March 22, 2017

Get to see the city from the Gallery's tower. It's free of charge and you can also see the brief history of the water village.

1  Thank Lisa A
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

A nice little tourism center focused on the Kampong Ayer water village. Some artistic things for sale. Good place to stop to get orientated to the water village before you venture out for a bit.

Thank RickMIusa
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Reviewed January 19, 2017

This small museum is very well done with five small rooms of panels describing the history of Kampong Ayer and the traditions of its residents. It is very informative and all of the panels are translated into English. I recommend about 1/2 hour to 45...More

1  Thank skink
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

We can learn all that we want to know about Kampung Ayer from the gallery. With free badge and tourism map, it is definitely a must-see item in your itinerary.

Thank Gai H
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