Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA), Ubud

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Explore a vast collection of Balinese, Indonesian, and foreign artworks at Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA). Founded in 1996 and rapidly developed into a cultural hub, the museum boasts a large permanent collection alongside temporary exhibits and performance spaces. Try a painting class or experience a cultural workshop in the center's grounds, with old buildings and gardens complementing more modern and streamlined architecture. Head here to learn the history and development of local and national culture, with paintings, textiles, and sculptures all showcased in well-designed exhibition spaces. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Ubud holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA) and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We must have spent a good couple of hours touring this lovely space set just off busy Ubud town center. There are two halls, one for con temporary art and the other for traditional. You can see a lot ...  more »
  • We spent several hours looking through the different exhibits and having a walk through the adjacent hotel gardens. It's a peaceful space and gives you a break from the hustle and bustle in Ubud's str...  more »
  • A beautiful museum where you can see the Balinese art in a beautiful way. Take your time because it is timeless
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  • 4.25 stars. Entrance fee is 80k and it comes with coffee or iced tea. It's much bigger than I thought. The artwork is magnificent and is just enough (not too much). International and traditional paintings. There are many things to see here and the grounds are beautiful. Perfect for a short afternoon and it was relatively quiet around lunchtime. The cafe is also nice. Food is priced well and really tasty.
  • Great collection of Balinese art to see the evolution through recent centuries. The facilities, buildings and gardens are very nice and we even managed to see the school girls practising Balinese dance as part of the foundation work they do. It was probably the least touristy and more cultural visit we've managed to sample during our trip. There is a complimentary drink and we got a coconut pancake as well on the inside cafe overlooking some of the gardens. Definitely worth the money.
  • Nice paintings spread across several buildings in a park like environment. Very tranquil setting and relatively few tourists.
  • Saw some interesting art and learned a bit more about Balinese culture. Not a 'must do', but I enjoyed the visit. It's set in some beautiful gardens. Entrance is 80k per person but you get a free tea or coffee of your choosing. It came with Balinese coconut cake which was lovely!
  • Wonderful place in Ubud, a hidden treasure. Really good artist are shown in the museum, area around is magical. Fortunately we saw little girls practicing to dance. Sooo cute. Nice coffeeshop offers free Tea/coffee when you show your ticket. Highly recommended. Staff very friendly

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