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“Visit this Museum when in Ubud” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Neka Art Museum

Neka Art Museum
Raya Campuhan St | Kedewatan Village, Ubud, Bali 80571, Indonesia
62 - 361- 975074
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Ranked #9 of 96 things to do in Ubud
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Singapore
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“Visit this Museum when in Ubud”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Our driver from Samaya Ubud suggested we spend an hour here. And true enough, we completed most of what we wanted to see in an hour. We enjoyed our visit. Even my young children seemed to have a good time. For those with young children, watch out for some dangerous and very low windows on the second floor of some of the buildings. The management should put in some safety grills on those.

Aside from traditional Balinese paintings, we found many contemporary styled paintings and interesting sculptures. I particularly liked Arie Smit's works. I also found a room full of old photographs of Balinese life which were interesting.

The interiors of the buildings are not very posh and lack airconditioning that most modern galleries have for preservation of the art work. I wonder how the Museum keeps the paintings in good condition. The grounds are nice with some ducks on the lawn and people playing Indonesian instruments in one pavillion.

It's a pleasant place to spend an hour in the afternoon when it's too hot to do much else.

Visited June 2013
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Perth, Australia
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“Worth seeing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We were really impressed with a great Bali art collection in a beautiful setting. It is really worth visiting.
We highly recommend going there and spending some time.

Visited May 2013
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New York City, New York
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“Best collection of Balinese art”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

This museum has a well laid out and well explained collection of Balinese art, including old temple paintings. The gift shop is excellent and has beautiful local craft items for sale.

Visited June 2013
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“Good Bali Museum”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

Good museum but not the best. Kinda out of the way to get to. If you need to kill a few hrs and have nothing else to do its worth it... But if you don't have the time ur not missing much.

Visited June 2013
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“Beautiful collection.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

Great painting collection. Clear explanation, it world class museum. Don't forget to add this place when you're goin to trip to Ubud. Great experience.

Visited June 2013
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