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Museum Wayang

Jln. Pintu Besar Utara 27 | Jakarta Barat, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
+62 622 16929560
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This museum exhibits a great many wayang kulit, two-dimensional puppets used in the ancient art of Javanese storytelling.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good49%
  • Average29%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“puppet show” (15 reviews)
“gift shop is” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Jln. Pintu Besar Utara 27 | Jakarta Barat, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
+62 622 16929560
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on the northest jakarta, this museum not far awayy from other museum (Fattahilah, bahari, fine art&gallery) quiet interesting because it showed many puppets and wayang from Indonesia. Actually it can be more sophisticated if the government took seriously about lighting and background. Or if...More

Thank Monichie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is very interesting and you might catch a glimpse of the craftsman making the puppets. The down side of it is not all explanations are in english and some explanations are missing.

Thank jeraldcoolpianist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aircon is not working. Old building with contain cultural puppet collection & attraction from whole around Indonesia province. Area surounding is very dirty with trash. Many bum.

Thank I'am J
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

These puppets are special to Indonesia, and the detail and craftsmanship that goes into the making of them is outstanding. The museum has a great collection and our guide told us a lot about their history. A performance of the folk tales of the region...More

Thank Tenorman41
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

It is all about Indonesian puppets, I enjoyed it and took some nice photos and bought some.nice souvenirs but the place itself need maintenance

Thank Mariam T
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I enjoyed this museum so much. There are different puppers and dolls, not only from Indonesia but also from other parts of the world. They have a puppet show but not during Ramadan, so I was not able to see it in the museum. Entrance...More

Thank ASEManila
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

It was a looooong drive to get there due to traffic jams (we've been told we are lucky because it was a school holiday Sunday). The place is falling appart, The displays are empty, You are constantly disturbed by selfcalled "guides" The place needs to...More

Thank Audreyr R
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A puppet museum located near other interesting museums in Old Town. A nice place to learn about Indonesian culture and history. The entrance fee is cheap

Thank PavelB23
Reviewed 6 July 2017

many kind of puppets n its history shown in there,actually its great museum to see many kind of puppet that we have in Indonesia.

Thank fatimaayoe
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

If you have seen one puppet you have seen them all. Don't bother going here as it will only waste your valuable time and money. The collection is much of the same. But most rude are the staff. They offend there visitors /clients/ the one...More

Thank Gerbendh
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25 June 2017|
Response from TheWestCountryNomad | Reviewed this property |
When I was at the museum, the curator was there and he was very informative about the exhibits. I suggest you either call the museum or turn up and ask to speak to him
victoryaa r
5 December 2016|
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Response from carlbray | Reviewed this property |
I know some of the Museum guides do, ask for Pak Aldy