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Limbang Regional Museum

Website : Entry Fee  : Free Google Maps Link  : After covering the museums in Labuan, I decided to take day trip to Limbang to visit its Regional Museum. It was a 2.5 hour ferry ride from Labuan, crossing Brunei Bay and upstreaming Limbang River, before reaching Limbang Port. The museum was 10 minutes walk from the port.  Front view of Limbang Regional Museum The building served as a fort during the rule of the third White Rajah, Charles Brooke, with the ground floor being used as a prison, and the upper floor used as a storage. It was later used for administrative purpose with several government departments occupying it until it was burnt down in 1989. In 1991, the building was rebuilt by following the original design. Outside the museum entrance, there was a replica of a buffalo. Buffalo is the icon of Limbang. They hold a special significance to the Bisaya com