Sri Menanti Royal Museum

Location: Negeri Sembilan

Location Info

Address: Diraja Seri Menanti, 71550 Seri Menanti, Kuala Pilah, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
Office Number: +606 763 5388

District » Kuala Pilah


Negeri Sembilan is located at south of Kuala Lumpur, just about 90 minutes drive. It has 7 districts and Kuala Pilah is one of it. It's a nice old Chinese community town, with many of the prewar houses still intact. One of its main attractions is the Minangkabau food and Nasi Padang where you can get spicy savory food.


Sri Menanti Royal Museum is among the must visit destination in Kuala Pilah. It served as a palace for the Royal family of Negeri Seremban and is located in the Royal town of Negeri Seremban, just off Seremban.It is black in colour, intricate with beautiful flowers motif. This 5 stories wooden palace is built with wooden pegs, using no nails or screws. It has 99 solids timber pillars, standing 65 feet tall and furnished with matching furniture and bed chambers. Other royal belonging like costumes and documents of the royal of linage is also available.

Other nearby attractions includes the Malaysian first ostrich farm, Jelita Ostrich Farm and Jeram Toi waterfalls. These places are packed with visitors especially during weekends and school holidays. Do stop over Port Dickson Beach for some fun and exciting watersports, including parasailing, banana boat and kayaking. There are many hotels available and most of the Port Dickson hotels range from RM150-300 per night.Do stop by at the Negeri Sembilan Craft Complex for some local handicrafts, it has a variety of handicrafts like songkek, wau and batik during your journey back.


Driving from Kula Lumpur to Kuala Pilah will take about 1.5 hour and the Seri Menati Museum is just 50km past Seremban. Alternatively, there are many express buses leaving from Kuala Lumpur Pudu station direct to Kuala Pilah. Transnational coach offers regular buses to Kuala Pilah, with 1-2 hour interval and the journey takes about 1.5 hour.