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Museum Wayang

Jln. Pintu Besar Utara 27 | Jakarta Barat, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
+62 622 16929560
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“puppet show” (13 reviews)
“gift shop is” (3 reviews)
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Jln. Pintu Besar Utara 27 | Jakarta Barat, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
+62 622 16929560
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

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

Thank Raihan N
Reviewed 1 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...More

Thank MasafiOne
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.

Thank Emmanuel D
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.

Thank KezKij
Reviewed 20 July 2015

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

Thank drAndi
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...More

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Beautifully made dolls, interesting experience specially if you know some about Ramayana (Rama & Shinta)

Thank Ines S
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

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

Thank Kkbr
Reviewed 8 July 2015

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.

Thank yvonnesw
Reviewed 7 July 2015

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

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victoryaa r
Are they sell the wayang?
4 December 2016|
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Response from carlbray | Reviewed this property |
I know some of the Museum guides do, ask for Pak Aldy