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Address: Jl. Lebak Rejo 7, Surabaya, Indonesia
Phone Number: 62-31-3894679

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Another Great Collection of Material Cultures

Museum Mpu Tantular located at Sidoarjo, around 1 hour driving to get there from city center. It is housed in the new building with contemporary Javanese architecture style. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2016
Irving N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Museum Mpu Tantular located at Sidoarjo, around 1 hour driving to get there from city center. It is housed in the new building with contemporary Javanese architecture style. The collections are varied from the prehistoric era through the colonial era, so it offered many interest to different visitors. Unfortunately the interior is quiet hot. At 2nd floor you will find... More 

Thank Irving N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

mpu tantular was a very strong and magical person. have alot of mystic power inside him. he is also a keris maker in his moment. indonesia had alot of mpu in the kingdom era.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Not too impressive for a museum. Seems neglected and minimum maintenance. The staff however, is very nice. Also, lots of food vendor nearby just in case one gets hungry.

1 Thank Ogyana O
Voorburg, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

the city surabaya is not really interesting to visit.. it looks like a huge suburb in asia although there are still some interesting places for the culture minded turist.is this still a not well known place to go. . the museum just moved to jalan raya buduran jembatan layang in sidoarjo a place near surabaya. the building consist 11 rooms... More 

1 Thank 2272wk
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

You can see a lot of historical things in there. Its worthy to go there and see. Friendly tour guides.

2 Thank Shan20132013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

There's no more Museum Mpu Tantular there. Now it is a library of Bank Indonesia, open Monday til Saturday, 8 AM - 4 PM.

2 Thank ariinta

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