The Seri Menanti Royal Museum was built in 1902 - 1905. It was originally a palace for the Negeri Sembilan Royal family. It is situated in the Royal town of Seri Menanti, about 50 km from the capital, Seremban.
This five storey wooden palace, was built using no nails or screws. The carpenters at the time used wooden pegs so that the palace would be able to withstand the times.
It also uses 99 solid timber pillars, soaring 65 feet. Black in colour, the palace also has intricate flower motifs beautifying the regal palace.
Visitors can find costumes, weaponry, bed chambers as well as documents on the royal lineage on display in the museum.
The turn off to Sri Menanti is about 13km from Kuala Pilah town. Signs to Sri Menanti are clearly marked. Once on this road, just head straight in. The old Palace is situated at the end of the village.
From Kuala Pilah bus station, there are daily buses to Sri Menanti or you could hire a taxi from the taxi stand at the bus
Who To Contact
Tourism Malaysia Negeri Sembilan Address: Seremban Plaza, Jalan Dato' Muda Linggi,70100 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan
Phone: +606-763 5388 / 762 Fax: +606-763 8428