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Sangiran Museum and Early Man Site, Sragen

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Take a look into the history of human evolution at Sangiran Museum and Early Man Site, a World Heritage Site and one of the first locations where early hominid fossils were found. The museum, which is made up of three main halls, contains extensive information about the archeological excavations. Enjoy the large dioramas featured in the museum, such as a life size version of the "Java Man," and observe or even touch the pre-historic animal remains. Visit the souvenir shop to buy real vegetable fossils and other interesting memorabilia. Many of the artifacts have explanations in both English and Indonesian. Use our Sragen trip generator to add Sangiran Museum and Early Man Site and other attractions to your Sragen vacation plans.
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  • Eventough it is located far away from the city, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is worth to visit. You can visit this museum by car from Solo, Central Java. At first, we were surprise by the entrance,...  more »
  • This is a must visit. A very good museum, UNESCO World Heritage, an archeological site of world significance, the Java Man, the missing link and evidence of Homo Erectus 700,000 years ago; the ancient...  more »
  • I went to Sangiran after learning it was a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and in general I think it lives up to its reputation. Sangiran is a museum about the physical development of the human species, f...  more »