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
Opening Hours: Weekdays: Daily: 9.30am – 6pm; Fridays: noon – 2.50pm. Weekends & Public Holidays: 9.30am – 6pm. Thursdays (From 1pm onwards) : Closed Admission is free.
There are several types of accommodation to suit every budget in Negeri Sembilan.