The Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery was the brainchild of the 11th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia, the late Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah. Initially called ‘Muzium Kenangan’ (Memorial Museum), it was built in 1988 on Jalan Kota, Kampung Jawa in Klang, Selangor.
After H.R.H. Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah ascended the throne in 2001 as the Ninth Sultan of Selangor, he instructed for the Sultan Suleiman Building (1909), be turned into the new royal gallery. On 19th October 2007, the royal gallery was officiated by His Royal Highness.
The Sultan Abdul Aziz Royal Gallery is dedicated in honour of his late father, who ruled for 39 years as The Sultan of Selangor and two years as The Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia.
It 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. 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 11th King in 1999.
Among the collections include replicas of Selangor's crown jewels, royal seal of Sultan Sir Abdul Samad (fourth Selangor Sultan) and a state sword decorated with silver and Burmese rubies used by the fifth Selangor Sultan.