Kampong Ayer Cultural & Tourism Gallery, Bandar Seri Begawan

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History Museum
Established to present visitors insight into the city's glorious past and to preserve Brunei's cottage industries, Kampong Ayer Cultural & Tourism Gallery exhibits crafts inspired by the country's pre-oil culture. Rent a water taxi to visit this small riverfront complex and take a stroll through five mini galleries exhibiting Bruneian traditional artwork (some are for sale). This gallery also offers an observation tower where you can see scenic views of the small part of the village bellow. You can obtain an "I love Brunei" pin free of charge at the entrance of the gallery. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Bandar Seri Begawan holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Kampong Ayer Cultural & Tourism Gallery and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • 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.  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • 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 transla...  more »