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Sangiran Museum and Early Man Site

Sangiran, Kec Kalijambe, 17 km northern from Solo, Sragen, Indonesia
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Ranked #1 of 1 attractions in Sragen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Museums
Description: An important archaeological excavation site and museum displaying prehistoric fossils.
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  • English first
  • Indonesian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The road to the museum is pleasant, quiet and green - great terrain. Museum depicts "history" of pre-historic mankind and animals. Mammoth fossils! - you can touch 5 mil years old fossil! We enjoyed. But would expect a bit more English about the exhibits.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

The most important site to visit for everyone to realize that we perhaps inheritate and come from same ancestor..that lead to the creation of one peaceful world. Sangiran in particular and Indonesia has proved itself as one of the most important site to be a historical link of the creation of humanity...

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Brisbane, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

I had visited Sangiran over 25 years ago when it was just a collection of bones in a small shed, but the landscape was inspiring and evocative. I was keen to see what it was like now with the establishment of a conservation park and themed displays. Well it is certainly a huge difference! This is now a large museum... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
57 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Came here with some friends, because it was recommended. The site was big, and we had to walk a lot. They had an observation tower and their personal indoor museum. The fossils were cool, and the guide could speak english. We took our time wandering around, to get some pictures. The historical facts were actually interesting. At the end, we... More

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Thailand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

This is a very well laid out museum with 90% of the exhibits with a English translation. The cost was 70,000 RP which is about $6. Very well worth the cost. The security people pointed out where to go and see the diggings, but unfortunately my friend i was with had to get back to his home and i could... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Museum separted into several halls. Explained to us very detail about the existance of our land, bigbang theory, evolution of man as well as on theories on how prehistory human travel from one continent to another. However i do expect more real fossil and artifact were exhibit there.

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penang
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Amazing finds and remains from the Sangiran Excavation Site. Would visit again in a few years to see what else they have found. Its great to see people there so interested in the evolution of man.

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Depok
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Despite the modest displays (and technology), the texts are very informative, presenting several perspectives on the fossils and their significance, hence its relevance to the debates of history of mankind. Nice! One has to spare some time to take in all the stuff there.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Nice and very informative museum. The collection quite a lot and well presented. Most of information presented in dual language (Bahasa Indonesia and English). The presentation might look simple but presented in various way which is interesting. After spending time in here guaranteed you will remember things better than listened all of this information in the school. During our time,... More

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San Francisco, California
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161 reviews 161 reviews
24 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

This beautiful and new museum -- opened in 2011 -- contains the history of man and in particular the history of the archeological dig in this area. There is even a 500,000 year old fossil of an elephant tusk, upper jaw and thigh bone we could touch.

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