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Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin Museum

This museum was the former Kuto Lama Fortress where the Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin Jayo Wikramo and Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin I (1724-1758) stated their Keraton (palace). In 1821, this palace attacked by the Dutch Colony and in October 17th, 1823 demolished under Dutch Commissaries requirement, I.L Van Seven House as the revenge to Sultanate who burnt Aur rive Loji. The museum rebuilt in 1825 and become Dutch government secretariat and resident.

In 1942-1945 during Japanese expansion, this building ruled by Japanese armies and handed over to Palembangnese after the independence proclaimed in 1945. In 1949, Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin Museum renovated and punctuated the function as Sriwijaya II Toritorium and used as central rezimen of Sriwijaya IV. Based on the research conducted by National Archeological team in 1988, the Kuto Lama brick foundation found under the scalded wooden-block.

SMB II Museum
SMB II Museum
SMBII Museum
SMBII Museum