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“impressive building and informative”
Review of Museum Wayang

Museum Wayang
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US$60.00*
and up
Private Tour: The Old Batavia Trail from Jakarta
Ranked #25 of 276 things to do in Jakarta
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This museum exhibits a great many wayang kulit, two-dimensional puppets used in the ancient art of Javanese storytelling.
Reviewed 1 September 2013

we were informed that wayang kulit show is informed on sudays; hence were not able to see the show but the general information offered was informative and helpful.

very impressive colonial builing.

Thank rajamanu
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

This place was awesome, it showcases traditional puppets and costumes. I really enjoyed my visit to the museum.

Thank leu26
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Reviewed 27 July 2013

We were only in Jakarta for one day but decided this sounded like something different. It was only 5000rp entry and its Suprisingly interesting (if a little creepy). Staff are friendly and speak great English. Lots of puppets. Something totally different. Just pop in...

1  Thank Nathan W
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Reviewed 23 July 2013

This is well worth visiting as it contains many of the traditional wayang from around Indonesia. It is better to have a guide because the labels on the exhibits are poorly translated. If you visit on a Sunday there is usually a performance but not during Ramadan.

Make sure you set off early to visit because the traffic is always very slow and the museum closes at 3.0pm also closed Monday.

Thank lesley t
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Reviewed 18 July 2013

i was in the right time before they performed the show, its very nice museum that you shouldn't miss during your visit to Jakarta! its one of the few place to get a grab on Indonesian cultural heritage

Thank Lani D
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