I am an avid museum visitor. I think this museum needs some TLC. Exhibits are old and poorly - managed
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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...More
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.
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.
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...More
We had a good time seeing the vast collection of puppets that range from traditional wooden stick puppets to ornately decorated two dimensional puppets. Captions explain small bits of the cultural significance of each character, though the English is sometimes hard to decipher. We were...More
the wayang museum is really interesting because they have almost 1000 collection from wayang and not only from Indonesia but all over the world. Its really interesting to know how are the puppet in Indonesia and other countries.
it's just the problem with most museums in Indonesia. It's old, dusty and it needs renovation. Mostly visited by school groups or tourists who happen to be in the neighborhood. As a local, it's not a place that I would come back to visit. The...More