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Address: Jln. Pintu Besar Utara 27 | Jakarta Barat, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
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+62 622 16929560
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This museum exhibits a great many wayang kulit, two-dimensional puppets...

This museum exhibits a great many wayang kulit, two-dimensional puppets used in the ancient art of Javanese storytelling.

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Know your culture

This place stored lots of Indonesian puppets and some of the international puppets.We happened to meet Mr Aldi , one of the guide that speak English. He will gladly to tell the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 September 2015
Errien
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

This place stored lots of Indonesian puppets and some of the international puppets.We happened to meet Mr Aldi , one of the guide that speak English. He will gladly to tell the story of the puppets and how they make them. If you were lucky, he might give a spesial performace.

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1 Thank Errien
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

this museum is full of puppet or wayang from Indonesia and other part of the world like Malaysia, Thailand and even Europe. Other than puppet, there is Jan Pieterszoon Coon tomb and that is that. If you're lucky you can see live wayang show for free.

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Thank shiddiqa
Jakarta, Indonesia
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544 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Museum Wayang is Located at the same place at Fattahilah Square. It's like beside the Fattahilah Museum. Here we can see the Culture of indonesia in Puppet. You can find so many Puppets here, from many Part of Indonesia. They also have so many Character. If i'm not mistaken here they have performance of Puppet on Certain Time, you can... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

a year ago, me and my friends got a project, to make a trip to the tourist attractions and do a presentation in front of the class. Our choice fell to the puppet museum. once we got there, we were greeted by a friendly officer who give us a ticket. for the ticket prices, there are various ticket prices (e.g... More 

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25 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

I am an avid museum visitor. I think this museum needs some TLC. Exhibits are old and poorly - managed

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

I took a guided tour and it was a little fast. You could spend ages here if you are interested in puppets and their use in local culture. The Museum is housed in an old church and is one of the few in the area to actually be looked after. You get a very brief look at how the puppets... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

It was a great museum. It showcased the Wayang or the dolls native from Indonesia. I really enjoyed it although it was really hot in the museum. They should fix the AC.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

The English translations need some serious work. This is definitely not meant for foreign tourists. However, you do not get to see puppet museums in many places.

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Semarang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

indonesian heritage wayang we must see and learn. a lot of phylosophi there. so we are good in mental.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

A unique experience to see how the traditional Indonesian puppets are made. The museum teaches out of work children this timeless art and uses donations and purchases to fund this activity. Some puppets are over 100 years old and if you are lucky the puppetmaster will give you a personal show :-)

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