The SeniKome Péng Hēng East Coast Arts & Cultural Centre in Genting Highlands houses a massive collection of artefacts, textiles, traditional games, and handicrafts sourced from east coast regions in Malaysia. A good option for history buffs and those looking to learn about the local culture, this expansive museum also offers an array of family-friendly activities, exhibitions, live performances, and workshops all year long.
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It mainly focuses on arts, customs and traditions from Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan, where you can find displays of authentic paintings and materials such as keris (Malay dagger), wayang kulit (shadow play), quail traps, and traditional Malay clothing. There’s also an exhibition of indigenous tribes residing in these regions, as well as an interactive room where visitors can participate in traditional games such as congkak, batu Seremban, and hopscotch.
If you’re feeling peckish, SeniKome Péng Hēng East Coast Arts & Cultural Centre also has an onsite restaurant that serves authentic dishes from these regions, such as nasi kerabu (herb rice salad), nasi dagang (trader’s rice), and keropok lekor (fish crackers) as well as drinks made with asam boi (preserved plum), mint leaves, lemongrass, honey, and pandan leaves.
Set on Level 3 of First World Plaza Genting, SeniKome Péng Hēng East Coast Arts & Cultural Centre is open between 08:30 and 17:30 every day. Tickets are priced at RM8 for Malaysian adults and RM6 for children below 12 years old, while tourists are charged RM10 and 8, respectively. Families can enjoy an exclusive package which includes two adults and two children for RM25 (Malaysians) or RM32 (tourists).
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SeniKome Péng Hēng East Coast Arts & Cultural Centre
- Opening Hours: Daily 08:30 – 17:30
- Location: Level 3, First World Plaza, Genting Highlands
- Tel: +603 2718 1118