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Despite having quite low expectations this is a pretty good place to visit. Quite quaint but gives you a good idea of how people lived in Brunei both on the water and the land. Combine your visit with the Maritime museum- they are next to...More
When we visited the museum, we were the only visitors there. The exhibits consisted mostly of little huts with mannequins inside depicting use of equipment for work and living.
Honestly, I felt I wouldn’t have missed much if I had skipped a visit there.
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 local families visiting when we were there and the children were especially fascinated by this walk-through museum...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 exhibits show how the people survived off the land, and the...More
This is not what you think of when you think of technology, but the museum displays the technology of earlier peoples, showing in various exhibits how they survived off the land, making practical and beautiful things that supported their culture and met their practical needs...More
They need to make an improvement of this museum, need to be more informative and interactive. it is basically showing the life of kampung Ayer village people during those days. The facility need to be updated
A bit far from the city centre and it is poorly kept. There were five staff at the reception desk of a very empty museum. Like many places in Brunei this is not wheelchair or elderly friendly as it has lots of stairs and no...More
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 finished goods. They could have shown the...More
This museum highlight the housing and lifestyle of village life in Brunei. A very dated museum, but worth it if you have to kill time since the maritime museum is next door. It's a 16 Brunei dollar cab ride though.