Museum PASIFIKA

Museum PASIFIKA, Nusa Dua: Hours, Address, Museum PASIFIKA Reviews: 4.5/5

Museum PASIFIKA
4.5
Speciality Museums • Art Museums
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10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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​Visiting the Pasifika art collection is one of a time opportunity to relax in an oasis of tranquillity and to view an extraordinary collection of paintings and other artworks. It is housed in an exquisite modern Balinese building designed by Popo Danes, one of the most celebrated Balinese architect. There will be Indonesian and Balinese artworks but also numerous paintings by those bohemian artists who came from Europe and other parts of the world starting from the 1930s, succumbing to the spells of the enchanting tropical Island. Stroll in the well-manicured garden, take some selfies, taste local delicacies with a 'kopi Bali', and above all enjoy the art. For a complete Bali experience, come and visit Pasifika.
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Robert01015
Sydney, Australia8 contributions
Apr 2022 • Friends
The art at the museum is definitely worth seeing, it provides a wonderful experience of art from and about the Bali area through the ages.
Installing air conditioning for the visitors comfort would be a welcome improvement, also with the hot and humid conditions it would also help control long term damage to some of the art works. Having recorded narratives to explain the history and providence of the major works in different languages of choice for hire would also be a good option. Walk in price is 100,000 for tourists, on the day we went booking in advance online was 62,000IDR. Worth seeing!
Written April 23, 2022
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Hallo Robert01015, Thank you for leaving a good comment on Tripadvisor Museum Pasifika. You have taken the time to leave a review about our Museum. The Museum Pasifika, which is located in The Nusa Dua area, is one of the tourist destinations in the arts and culture. Our museum has 11 rooms with collections such as paintings, sculptures and other historical objects from Asia Pacific. Many visitors commented that the exhibition hall was a little hot and there was no air conditioning because of our Museum: 1. Sustainable Museum that reduces the use of air conditioning, 2. By not using air conditioning the humidity will be the same and not change - change, 3. And we have a conservator from Germany who can help to maintain the condition of the painting. For visitors who want to visit the Museum Pasifika, they can buy tickets online or directly on the spot, so that visitors are free to choose to purchase tickets. During a pandemic like today, many visitors are still unsure of their safety and comfort when traveling, for that the Museum Pasifika already has a CHSE certificate and health protocols in accordance with government regulations. We hope you are impressed with the collections that we display and we look forward to your next visit. Your review is very helpful for visitors who will visit the Museum Pasifika. Thank you, Regards
Written April 25, 2022
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Kecil K
2 contributions
Aug 2021 • Solo
While in Nusa Dua , I finally had a chance to visit Museum Pasifika, which was recommended to me many times by some Friends. It was very impressive, and as an art collector myself, I was pleased to see great Indonesian masters being exhibited such as Raden Saleh , Sudjojono, Hendra, Kerton , Widayat (whom I personally knew) Kobot & of course Affandi... I have been recommending it not only to tourists but as well to Indonesian & specially to Bali residents… !
Written September 6, 2021
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Hallo Kecilk, Thank you for leaving a good comment on Tripadvisor Museum Pasifika. You have taken the time to leave a review about our Museum. The Museum Pasifika is worth a visit for art lovers, because our Museum has various collections from Asia Pacific, not only from abroad we also have collections from Indonesian painters. We hope you enjoy the collections that we present and we look forward to your next visit. Your review is very helpful for other tourists who want to visit the Museum Pasifika, and don't worry our place already has a CHSE certificate and health protocols in accordance with government regulations so it is safe and comfortable for visitors who want to visit. Thank you, Regards
Written September 8, 2021
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Don J
1 contribution
Sep 2021 • Family
Museum Pasifika is a world class museum, full of beautiful art from around Asia. Highly recommended for all ages. We are lucky to have such a great collection of art right here in Bali! The staff are friendly and helpful to visitors. A great experience!
Written September 28, 2021
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Hallo Donelysam, Thank you for leaving a good comment on Tripadvisor Museum Pasifika. You have taken the time to leave a review about our Museum. Museum Pasifika has an extraordinary collection of Asia Pacific so that visitors who visit our Museum can find out the history - the history of antiquity. Especially at this time during the pandemic, many visitors are hesitant to go to tourist attractions, for that the Museum Pasifika already has a CHSE certificate and health protocols in accordance with government regulations so that it is safe and comfortable for visitors who want to visit. We hope you are impressed with the collections that we display and we look forward to your next visit. Your review is very helpful for other visitors who want to visit the Museum Pasifika. Thank you, Regards
Written September 29, 2021
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Lynne W
Hobart, Australia60 contributions
May 2022 • Family
Open for viewing! A well presented museum of the local artwork. Includes the type of masks worn at the Uluwatu Kecak & Fire Dance. Great to view the wood carvings of Vanuatu & the Papuan New Guinea statues. Highly recommended!
Written May 4, 2022
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Hallo LynneW300, Thank you for visiting the Museum Pasifika. You have left a good comment on Tripadvisor Museum Pasifika. The Museum Pasifika, which is located in the tourism area of ​​The Nusa Dua, is very strategic to visit. Our museum has 11 rooms whose collections come from Asia Pacific. The collections that we display such as paintings, sculptures from the Vanuatu, Fiji, Futuna, Salomon and others areas also contain several other historical objects. The Museum Pasifika already has a CHSE certificate and health protocols in accordance with the rules that will make visitors feel safe and comfortable when visiting the Museum Pasifika. We hope you are impressed with the collections that we display and we look forward to your next visit. Your review is very helpful for other visitors who want to visit the Museum Pasifika. Thank you, Regards
Written May 6, 2022
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uyhaw
Tabanan, Indonesia3 contributions
Sep 2021 • Friends
after some months of PPKM, yeah the museum is already open, i visited at Sep 27th and the condition of the building & artS still well maintained even the are still minor renovation but its already inform in the front at the ticket locket, its also sad at the same time when i know, i and my friend just the visitor on that time, but in the good way we can enjoy the vibe of art deeply. Thank you museum pasifika...hope i can visit next time
Written September 27, 2021
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Hallo Uyhaw, Thank you for leaving a good comment on Tripadvisor Museum Pasifika. You have taken the time to leave a review about our Museum. As long as PPKM is true, we are temporarily closing in accordance with government regulations, during this pandemic the Museum is very quiet and there are no visitors, therefore we are renovating a few rooms to make them look different and more interesting. We hope you will be impressed with the collections that we display from Asia Pacific and not only our paintings but also some sculpture collections from the Pacific. We also have a CHSE certificate and health protocols in accordance with government regulations so that visitors are safer and more comfortable when visiting during a pandemic like this. We look forward to your next arrival. Thank you, Regards
Written September 29, 2021
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Finafrist
Bogor, Indonesia1 contribution
Mar 2022
This place really amazing, not like another museum, this will not make you boring. The staff was great and their park so clean. But lighting inside the museum not that much, for me is not a problem. Overall really amazing will comeback here
Written March 26, 2022
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Hallo Finafrist, Thank you for leaving a good comment on Tripadvisor Museum Pasifika. You have taken the time to leave a review about our Museum. The Museum Pasifika, which is located in the Nusa Dua tourism area, is very strategic to visit. Our museum has 11 rooms with each room containing works of art by famous painters. Our museum also has a collection that we display such as paintings, sculptures and other historical objects that can add insight to knowledge for visitors who come. During the current pandemic, the Museum Pasifika is still open according to government regulations that apply health protocols and is equipped with a CHSE certificate, so that visitors who come feel safe and comfortable visiting during the pandemic. We hope you enjoy our collection and we look forward to your next visit. Thank You, Regards
Written April 2, 2022
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MGDevi
Bali, Indonesia130 contributions
Sep 2020
We visit the museum few times and still amaze with their painting collections. Like never enough time to learn and admire the work maestros done at that time.
I even change the direction, start it from the last room and finished it on the first room-same feeling every time. Must visit place in Nusa Dua!
Written October 23, 2020
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Hallo MGDevi, Thank you for your good comments on Tripadvisor Museum Pasifika, you have taken the time to provide comments about Museum Pasifika, I hope you enjoy your visit and we look forward to your next visit. Thank you, Regards
Written October 24, 2020
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@geniacanti
Singapore, Singapore3 contributions
Sep 2021 • Friends
Learning how to enjoy art and here is the best place to start. Love the collection, the settings and staff also friendly. Vibes of modern building with various of beautiful art and culture blend well here. Simply feel like home✨
Written October 1, 2021
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Hallo Carolinamahen, Thank you for the kind comments on Tripadvisor Museum Pasifika. You have taken the time to leave a review about our Museum. Our museum is located in The Nusa Dua area, one of the best tourism spots in Bali. Our museum also has extraordinary collections that can be enjoyed for many people and add insight. The collections that we display are from various Asia Pacific countries. We hope you will be impressed during your visit to the Museum Pasifika and our Museum also has a CHSE certificate and health protocols that are in accordance with government regulations, making it safe and comfortable for visitors who want to see our collections. We look forward to your next visit and your review is very helpful for other tourists who want to visit the Museum Pasifika. Thank you, Regards
Written October 3, 2021
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Gregory52
Queensland, Australia1 contribution
Like moumou22, I greatly enjoyed visiting Pasifika Art Museum. It wasn't until a visit to Bali in June 2008 that I accidently came across it.

The galleries of greatest interest to me were those that put into context the work of European artists produced in Bali and the work of traditional Balinese artists. The introductory gallery has a wonderful comprehensive survey of Balinese painting which is worthy of a visit in itself.. Many of the European artists made Bali their home while others spent a considerable amount of time there until returning to their country of origin.

I was particularly interested in a beautiful group of works by the highly respected Balinese artist, Ida Bagus Rai. During the 1970's it was Ida Bagus Rai who worked along side and influenced Australian artist, Donald Friend. If you are not familar with Friend's work you probably have heard of or read about his house and studio Batu jimba on Sanur Beach. In particular the Musuem designed like a bale kambang by Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa. I have long admired Friend's work so it was extremely rewarding to spend time with about 12 of his works that were on exhibition. Enjoying Friend's works at Pasifika was complimented by an earlier visit to see his paintings and drawings at the wonderful Neka Art Museum in Ubud.

Other galleries explore the works of artists like Walter Spies, Rudolf Bonnet, and
Arie Smit. About six galleries are dedicated to works from: Polnesia and Tahiti; Vanuatu and the Pacific Islands; Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam; China; and Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Myanmar and the Phillipines.

Each gallery space is extremely large ensuring the visitor ample space to contemplate the works that demand their attention and additional time. As the Museum is so large I would recommend the provision of gallery seating to each of the spaces. This certainly would enhance the visitor experience by enabling visitors to take a rest and discuss what they had viewed. Being able to retreat for a good cup of coffee and a light snack would also increase overall visitor satisfaction of the Museum. I was also hoping to purchase post cards and/or prints of a number of the works but none were available.

The above points are made only for the museum's reference and in no way lessened my enjoyment. I highly recommend the Pasifika Art Museum to visitors seeking new paths/ viewpoints into the understanding and appreciation of the rich cultural heritage of Bali or just simply enjoy numerous examples of beauty.
Written July 8, 2009
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jdauer
London, UK1 contribution
Jan 2011
The hour I spent in the Museum Pasifika was sadly all too short, I wish I had had more time to linger. The airy pavilions flow from one to another, each housing a separate theme or selection of artists. The collection is varied, interesting and thought provoking. I particularly enjoyed the work of Balinese artist Ida Nyoman Bagus Rai in room I and the collection of beautiful handwoven fabrics in room XI. If at any time one feels tired, the beautifully maintained gardens in the centre of the museum complex are a lovely quiet place to sit. My only criticism is that there were no postcards or posters for sale, I would have bought several to remind me of my visit, the books on sale in the shop were too heavy to consider carrying back to Europe. I look forward to taking my teenage sons (16 & 19) there on our next trip to Bali.
Written February 3, 2011
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