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Address: BTDC area. Block P, Nusa Dua 80363, Indonesia
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Museum Pasifika, located in Nusa Dua, Bali, was established as a permanent...

Museum Pasifika, located in Nusa Dua, Bali, was established as a permanent institution to showcase these styles and forms for all humanity to study and enjoy. With over 600 works on permanent display, the museum is an important complement to the scores of public museums in Bali and the region. Each of the eleven pavilions is represented: Indonesian, Italian, Dutch, Indo-European, Exhibition, Indochina, Polynesian, Pacific, Tapa and Asian, with engaging and insightful articles by some of the world's leading art experts. Museum Pasifika: Selected Artwork of Asia Pacific is a tribute to the artistic and cultural heritage of the region and is a required resource for all interested in the fascinating and complex region we know as Asia.

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Well laid out and displayed paintings from around the world

This is not the largest art museum, but the displays are well spaced with plenty of room for each of the paintings. I had expected more Indonesian artwork (especially Gunnarse... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not the largest art museum, but the displays are well spaced with plenty of room for each of the paintings. I had expected more Indonesian artwork (especially Gunnarse, which were there last time we visited) but the displays of European and Asian artists' works were most pleasant. The room reserved for Indonesian artifacts is very interesting. What we... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a museum, not an art gallery, and an expensive one at that! I paid IDR70,000 for the ticket and wished I could have a refund at the end of the visit. It was no wonder that I was the only tourist there. The management needs to seriously consider 1) reducing the admission rate and 2) adding more to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017

Spemt some time going through each room to see all the art from different artists both paintings and artifacts. It was a great experience and I bought a book so I could learn more about the Bali culture through its artists displayed here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

Incredible museum with a huge array of Indonesian historical Art , a must visit in Bali $7us $150.000rp . You will enjoy very much the fine collections

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

The Museum Pasifka is what most would call an art gallery rather than a museum, gathering together a number of works done by artists drawn to Bali, mainly in the first half of the 20th century. The collection includes indigenous artefacts from the Pacific region, such as custom carvings from Vanuatu. The paintings generally consist of lesser works from major... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

After driving past the museum several times in taxis, we decided to visit it. There is a lot of variety within the museum and some interesting art to be seen although I would mostly describe it as a gallery. All in all a pleasant way to spend an hour or so on our first visit to Bali.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

9 quite large galleries of really interesting cross-section of Balinese art including some original WG Hoffker oils and pastels, a few R. Bonnet, an amazing 70's semi-cubist period Han Snel, 2 major oils by Covarrubias and loads of non-Balinese Indonesian painters too. Regrettably can't take fotos even without flash :( otherwise a 5

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

This is more of a gallery than a museum. The collection of paintings is poor. Mostly are worlds from the 20th century to very recent, mostly unknown or celebrated artists. The art work you find in hotels in Bali are better works than the stuff found here. I am no artists but I have seen works in many cities (Paris,... More 

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smile7211, Art Director at Museum PASIFIKA, responded to this review

Dear Passwell C, First of all we thank you for your visit in our museum Pasifika in Nusa Dua. We have review your comments and appreciated your time spent to contribute. We would like, however, to give you and others reader some informations to complete your review. We have several collections of artworks namely from Indonesian Artists , Indo- european... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

It's been raining a lot lately so suffering a little from cabin fever we decided to walk in the rain to Museum Pasifika. It cost Rp70,000 for entry. The impressive building is well designed and a welcome respite from the weather. The layout takes you through many fine collections of Balinese artworks as well as European - the French room,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

I have read about many europeans painters that in the last century had visited or lived in Bali and that had a great impact in the small island in many different aspects. I began the visit through the eleven rooms admiring different art schools represented by swiss, dutch, france painters among others givin us an western view of the balinese... More 

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