Malay Technology Museum, Bandar Seri Begawan

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Learn about the lifestyles of Brunei's various ethnic groups by visiting Malay Technology Museum. See how the locals used their skills in fishing, building, and boat making to survive in the country's water villages. The displayed figurines, mannequins, and old tools provide a glimpse into a bygone era. Our Bandar Seri Begawan travel planning app makes visiting Malay Technology Museum and other Bandar Seri Begawan attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Theres a bunch of stuff in glass cases. You can buy some to take home, but it's not cheap. This could have been so much better - they could have shown the manufacturing process from raw materials to f...  more »
  • This exhibit highlights how Malays lived and thrived (and their technology) before contact with the first Europeans. Mostly serves as education for non Malays..  more »
  • One of the most beautiful museums I visited in my travels in terms of design and content and order especially if we know that the shell is carried on this work the first two Museum tells the history and heritage of the country and is the most beautiful and most remarkable free entry and upscale services worth saanin or more to watch and enjoy, I recommend a visit at Access to this country.
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  • The museum exhibited the lifestyle, culture and technology of Malay people. A very informative and creative museum, i must say. There were some great displays at length where it made we engrossed in the reality of Malay people in the past.
  • If u happen to be around the city might give this place a visit. Would not need more than 40mins to see everything. Think a cultural museum would better describe this museum.
  • The museum itself is a bit run down (due to climate, but also due to little attention to it). The learning is great. suggest going here before the water village to learn a lot about this part of Brunei's "above water" culture. Also has a gallery on the different ethnic groups and elements of their subsistence pre- and post-sultanate.
  • The museum is abit shielded from the main road thus you need togo through houses. Their exhibits demonstrates the local advancements and evolution of socio economy for the locals from transportation to lodgings. Very interesting and resourcefull
  • Not bad

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A business oriented city, Bandar Seri Begawan offers a number of hotels and with most of them in the middle to higher price range. Luxurious five-star options can be found next to the park hosting Islam Sultan Sharif Ali University while mid-range ones are grouped on both sides of Sungai Kedayan. It may be difficult to find budget options but upscale places often offer discounts online. Family-oriented establishments can be found along Jalan Kianggeh Road. Budges places tend to group in the vicinity of the water village museum.
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