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Kampong Ayer Cultural & Tourism Gallery

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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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Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

If you are interested to know a bit more about the history of Kampong Ayer and about the life of inhabitants, you can visit this information center. You can also go to the tower and have a view over the village from above. It is...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

The small Kampong Ayer Cultural and Tourism Gallery is an ideal place to start any walking tour of the Water Village. Here you will come to understand the incredible history, the lives of the people and the changes which have made Kampong Ayer what it...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 9, 2019

I appreciate the effort. I visited around 1 pm and was the only person in there. It has some interesting artifacts and photos showing the history of Brunei.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Abdullah B
Reviewed January 8, 2019

It cots just one Brunei Dollar to cross by taxi boat from the mainland to the gallery in the Kampong Ayer (water village). The centre is very interesting with good displays on the origin and history of the Kampong including archaeological input. This is the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Nothing much to see because the gallery is small. There are some antiques on display. Went there at noon & the counter to buy souvenirs are closed. Kids love the boat ride going there & playing the congkak traditional game.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Do drop by when you go to Kampong Ayer. It is a small showroom with a simple exhibits. Do go up on the viewing tower.

Date of experience: September 2018
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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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank cmpecos
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 :-(

Date of experience: May 2018
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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.

Date of experience: December 2017
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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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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