The gallery building was originally built in 1898 and completed in 1903 to be used as the residence of Perak Sultan Idris Shah I. The gallery was officially opened on 9 December 2003. This gallery has the most impressive collection of Sultan Idris’s belongings. It chronicles the life of the late Sultan Azlan Shah, the Father of the current Sultan of Perak featuring photos and personal items It is well curated and gives you a glimpse into the life of the Perak royal family. There is an entrance fee of RM4.