The Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery was first commissioned in 2002.
Designed by PWD Architect Arthur Benison and built in 1909, this building was first served as land and administration office for the British, the Japanese during World War II then used as its war headquarters. After independent, the building housed several authorities until its recent restoration into the Royal Gallery.
The museum is a dedication of the ninth Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, the present Selangor Sultan to honour his late father, Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah.
There are various royal collections depicting the reigning period of the late king, from his early childhood through his appointment as the eighth Sultan Selangor in 1960 and as the eleventh King in 1999. Visitors will get an insight of the late Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, childhood and early years as a crown prince, his career in military and public offices until his appointment as the 8th Sultan of Selangor in 1960 and as the 11th Yang di-Pertua Agong in 1999.
The Royal Collection consists of a range of magnificent personal collection of artifacts and gifts covering the period of his reign. Among the collections include replicas of Selangor’s crown jewels, royal seal of Sultan Sir Abdul Samad (fourth Selangor Sultan) and state sword decorated with silver and Burmese rubies used by the fifth Selangor Sultan.
Visit this unique and interesting gallery to discover more of the history of Selangor’s late illustrious Sultan and Malaysia’s eleventh King.