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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  • The Museum gives the knowledge about life long life of Brunei Malays as in the forest, the work of the sea, iron, silver, copper to life in the countryside. from the Bus Terminal Bus No. 39, once lowered, you have to walk to the area in the vicinity of the museum reaches new 10menit, and when it will be back to the Bus Terminal, but recently at 5 pm, we are waiting for the bus so 30 min, no bus also passing so we had to walk to the Bus Terminal +/-1 h on hilly roads that don't have a pedestrian to pedestrians so that a little dangerous
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  • Very nice displays on two levels of traditional Brunei culture, arts and crafts from woodworking to silver/goldsmiths, bronze, textiles, etc. showing traditional tools and culture. There were many loc...  more »
  • Our guide brought us here and I'm glad for the experience. It is not technology, really, but rather the display of technology of the early people in the water villages. The dioramas and various exhibi...  more »
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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
  • Very pleasing museum!
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