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Museum Batik Danar Hadi

Address: Jalan Slamet Riyadi No. 261, Solo 57141, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 271 714326
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Ranked #1 of 20 Attractions in Solo
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Owner description: The House of Danar Hadi proudly unveils an Integrated Culture Heritage Complex that is destined to become a tourist attraction for the city of Surakarta. It has been founded to preserve and advance the art of batik in Indonesia as part of the national cultural legancy. This integrated tourism center will enhance the attractions to be found in the Central Javanese city, with visitors able to enjoy once again the heritage building nDalem Wuryoningratan, build in the late 19th century and painstakingly restored to its original grandeur by House of Danar Hadi.The Complex will be an arena to witness the development of batik in Indonesia, the process of creating this precious textile and its emergence as part of the contemporary lifestyle. This homage to the history and glory of batik will be found at the nDalem Wuryoningratan, Danar Hadi Batik Museum, Danar Hadi Traditional Batik Showroom and Souvenir and Lounge.
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Pekanbaru, Indonesia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

If you are interested in Batik, this museum is worthy. Even me, it was the first time I see some original batiks came from late community of Holland in Indonesia and also antique genuine ones. The interior of the museum is also very beautiful showing a traditional prosperous and decorative touch.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
40 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

One of Indonesia's finest Batik (Javanese traditional clothing) makers. A museum dedicated to traditional batik-making is located at the back of House of Danar Hadi showroom. A must visit in Solo.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This museum is worth a visit. It shows wonderful Batik's collections used by the Javanese royal family. The tour guide gives you insightful information about the meaning of symbols and motifs in Batik, the history of Batik, etc. Unfortunately, the batik shop in the museum didn't have many great collection of Batik. It looked pale compare to the collection that... More

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Makassar, Indonesia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

if you wish to know more of batik and check on quality, this is a good place to visit, its just at the center of the town itself Jalan Slamet Riyadi

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

When Asti, the manager of the museum section, found out we visited because of the number one position on TripAdvisor, she personally guided us instead of letting us wait for the next tour. She was a very good guide, with high standards and professionalism. Thanks Asti for your hospitality! The collection is comprehensive, with good examples of traditional styles from... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Revisiting my relatives in Solo, it was hard for me not to visit House of Danar Hadi (even that was not my first visit). As you can see, Danar Hadi is one of the legendary Batik brand, historically become one of the leading Batik brand (other brand such as Batik Keris, Batik Semar, Batik Sunan, Parang Kencana, etc) in Indonesia.... More

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Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
21 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This was an excellent museum and the experience was enhanced by an informative guide. Our knowledge of batik was limited so we found the whole thing fascinating. Some of the peices on display were absolute master pieces. We did not feel that the lack of a working display of batik making diminished the experience. We just went to one of... More

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Karawaci, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It's very interesting journey to visit Danar Hadi. Full histories in the museum. At the end, we can visit the factory. We can appreciate the process of making batik and know how difficult to make batik. We can buy the good batik at the showroom. Very interested shopping to know how n what you will buy.

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The Batik Museum Danar Hadi is a must see in Solo! It is a very elegant place in which the history of batik is masterfully displayed! I had the honor of having as the tour guide the supervisor of the museum, Ghea, who is very experienced and knowledgeable. However, all museum staff is very well prepared! In conclusion, whether you... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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82 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This museum is a 'must see' in Solo. The entrance fee includes a guided tour. The Guide spoke great English and really knew his stuff. All the batiks were amazing and there is a great part of the museum which shows each of the steps in the batik making process. At first I was unsure would I enjoy the museum,... More

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