Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery
Galeri Diraja Sultan Abdul Aziz
Established1988 (as Memorial Museum)
19 October 2007 (as Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery)
LocationKlang District, Selangor, Malaysia
Coordinates3°2′28.7″N 101°26′57.1″E / 3.041306°N 101.449194°E / 3.041306; 101.449194Coordinates: 3°2′28.7″N 101°26′57.1″E / 3.041306°N 101.449194°E / 3.041306; 101.449194
Typegallery
ArchitectArthur Benison Hubback
OwnerSultan of Selangor
WebsiteOfficial website

The Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery (Malay: Galeri Diraja Sultan Abdul Aziz) is a gallery in Klang District, Selangor, Malaysia.[1] The gallery is about the former Selangor Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah. The Royal Gallery is currently chaired by then nephew of Salahuddin of Selangor, Tengku Indera Pahlawan Diraja Selangor (Yang Amat Dihormati Tengku Dato' Setia Putra Alhaj bin Tengku Azman Shah Alhaj).[2]

History

The museum building was initially constructed as Sultan Sulaeman Building in 1909. During the British Malaya, the British government used the building as the land and administration office. During the Japanese rule of Malaya, it was used as war headquarter. After the independence of Malaya in 1957, it was used as Klang District office. The museum was initially opened in 1988 as the Memorial Museum (Malay: Muzium Kenangan). The gallery was officiated on 19 October 2007 by Sultan Sharafuddin.[3]

Architecture

The museum is housed in a two-story building which was designed by British architect Arthur Benison Hubback.[4]

Exhibitions

The gallery displays the history and heritage of Sultanate of Selangor since 1766 from more than 2,000 artifacts.

Opening time

The gallery is opened everyday except Mondays from 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Transportation

The gallery is accessible within walking distance south of Klang Komuter station.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Galeri Diraja Sultan Abdul Aziz". VisitSelangor.com. Retrieved 1 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Laman Web Rasmi Darjah Kebesaran Negeri Selangor Darul Ehsan". awards.selangor.gov.my. Retrieved 28 February 2017.
  3. ^ "The Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery". Tourism Selangor. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
  4. ^ "The Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery Klang". Malaysia Traveller. Retrieved 24 October 2016.