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“Dated museum” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Museum Wayang

Museum Wayang
Jl. Pintu Besar Utara 27 | Jakarta Barat, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
62 21 692 9560
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Ranked #17 of 63 Attractions in Jakarta
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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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.
Paisley, United Kingdom
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“Dated museum”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Lots of puppets collections and story behind them, but the building needs major refurbishment. Maybe increase the entrance fee, then start to do refurbishment little by little. C'mon, this is the museum where students and tourist will learn a lot from.

Visited August 2014
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carndonagh donegal
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“interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

it was quite busy while we were there loads of puppets and not much else,then at the end a show that you could sit in and watch,but it can go on for up to 9 hrs,cheap to visit

Visited July 2014
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Terrigal, Australia
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“Wonderful exhibition”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Great museum, puppets were excellent, well presented, lighting excellent. Fantastic place to view some of Indonesian history. Excellent place to take children.

Visited December 2013
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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“Shadow puppets”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

An interesting reflection on one small part of Indonesian culture - shadow puppetry...worth having a look at the range, style and various sizes of puppets that make up the artistry of puppetry.

Visited August 2014
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Bandung, Indonesia
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“Puppet Here!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

You can see wayang from Indonesia, I like Si Unyil very much! This place also have other puppet collection from other country.. The entry ticket is very cheap. But I don't really like the atmosphere, a little bit creepy. Especially in section which shown international puppet collection :(

Visited January 2014
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