Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II, Palembang

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3.7/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
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  • Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II memang termasuk museum yang paling banyak dikunjungi oleh para wisatawan domestik maupun mancanegara karena letaknya yang strategis berada di tepi Sungai Musi, dekat...  read more »
  • Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II ini terletak di Jembatan Ampera dan Benteng Kuto Sasak. Jadi sangat mudah untuk menemukan museum ini merupakan museum terdekat yang berada di kota Palembang... 
  • The museum shows the history of the sultan and some info how Islam came to Palembang. Other than that, not much else and they didnt even on the AC during the afternoon so its quite sweaty for us and m...  read more »
  • this is museum of sultan mahmud badaruddin 2 that contain of many historical things that can found in this place
  • Good museum
  • Historical Museum Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II. The Museum houses relics of the history of Palembang. Located on the banks of the Musi River, the museum exhibits collections of archeology, ethnography, starting biology, art and especially information about the collection of currency (numismatics) until the study or collection of currency. In this museum you can find many historical relics from start to photo collection the Kedukan Bukit inscription, ancient Buddhist statues and Ganesha Amarawati, as well as numerous other historical vestiges including those derived from the era of Srivijaya. Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II was the ruler of Palembang since 1803 to 1821. The Museum was once the Palace of the Sultanate of Palembang Darussalam. Originally known as the Sultan's Kraton or Kecik Kuto Kuto Lamo, this building along with the great mosque was built during the Palembang Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin Jayo Wikramo or SMB i. is different to the other buildings of the same era which use lumber, this Palace was built with bricks. With the arrival of the Netherlands in the 17th century, the castle was occupied by the colonial forces. During the battle of Palembang in 1819, the Netherlands landed 200 troops stationed in the Palace Kuto Lamo. After Sultan Mahmud Badadruddin II was arrested and exiled, Netherlands plundering and destroying buildings in Kilkenny, including the Keraton Kuto Lamo. In 1823, the Netherlands started to reconstruct the ruins of the building. The ruins of the Palace of the old, Kuto was rebuilt into the Royal Netherlands Commissioner residence at Palembang, Yohan Isaac van Sevenhoven. In the 1842 building was finished and locally known with slugs.
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  • Very historic
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  • The Museum is very setrategis because it is on the edge of musi River and close to the Ampera bridge, and this Museum can be seen clearly from the top of the bridge, there are many historic relics in the post Museum is, for you I would like to see or would like to find out about the history of Palembang city you should visit here, there's a guide here will help you.
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