GALERI DIRAJA SULTAN ABDUL AZIZ SHAH KLANG
Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery was the brainchild of the
late IXth Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, Sultan Salahuddin
Abdul Aziz. Initially it was called ‘Muzium Kenangan’ (Memorial
Museum) and was built in 1988 at Jalan Kota, Kampung Jawa in
After H.R.H. Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah ascended the
throne in 2001 as the ninth Sultan of Selangor, he instructed
that Sultan Suleiman Building which was built in 1909, be turned
into the new the Royal Gallery.
On 19th October 2007 the Royal Gallery was officiated by
H.R.H. Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah.
GALERI DIRAJA SULTAN ABDUL AZIZ, is dedicated in honour of
his late father, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, who ruled
over thirty-nine years as The Sultan of Selangor and two years
as The Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia.
GALERI DIRAJA SULTAN ABDUL AZIZ highlights the rich history
and heritage of the Selangor Sultanate originating in 1766 from
the Bugis Sulawesi Royal family of Opu Tanreburung Daeng Relaka
of the Malay Archipelago.
The 1909 classic colonial building housing GALERI DIRAJA
SULTAN ABDUL AZIZ has a long history. The British occupied it
during the colonial period as the land and administration
office, the Japanese during World War II as its war headquarters
and later by several local authorities until its recent
restoration into GALERI DIRAJA SULTAN ABDUL AZIZ.
Visitors will get an insight of the late Sultan Salahuddin
Abdul Aziz Shah's childhood and early years as a crown prince,
his career in military and public offices until his appointment
as the eighth Sultan of Selangor in 1960 and as the eleventh
Yang di-Pertuan Agong in 2001.
The Royal Collections consists of a range of magnificent
personal collections of artifacts and gifts covering the period
of his reign. Included in the exhibition are replicas of
Selangor's crown jewels.
Visit GALERI DIRAJA SULTAN ABDUL AZIZ and discover for
yourself Selangor’s unique rich royal heritage and legacy.
Night shot of the Royal Gallery - Galeri Diraja Klang