Twelve Roofs House

Twelve Roofs House information

Bandar Seri Begawan , Brunei Darussalam
Jln Residency
+673 224 4545
Opening hours
9am-4.30pm Mon-Thu, 2.30-4.30pm Fri, Sat 9am-11.30am
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The one-time residence of Britain's colonial-era high commissioners, said to be the sultanate's oldest extant building, is now a museum dedicated to the longstanding 'special relationship' between Brunei and the UK. The evocative photos include views of Brunei as it looked a century ago. It's situated 1.5km southeast of the city centre, on a hilltop overlooking the river. When we stopped by in mid-2015 the museum was closed for ongoing extensive structural work (the building had been on the point of collapse).