Museum Puri Lukisan, Ubud

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Pay a visit to Museum Puri Lukisan, the oldest art museum in Bali. Specializing in modern Balinese paintings and wood carvings, the collection here provides a fine introduction to the island's artistic heritage and social history. With many powerful pieces focusing on the War of Independence, the gallery offers a running commentary on political and cultural flashpoints and their fallout, as well as the development of aesthetic considerations. See the stylistic conversations between artists of different schools played out in the well-arranged exhibits, and admire the contrasts and similarities that come with different eras, mindsets, and personalities. Our Ubud tour itinerary planner makes visiting Museum Puri Lukisan and other Ubud attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • They visited because it was from the hotel shuttle bus to Ubud City station. Front of the Museum is a large parking lot. Interesting corners like Bali landscape painting. You can also purchase, exhibited paintings and with a price tag. Museum of four buildings have hot hotel, very comfortable room attractions include Ubud must not advance without interest or purpose was.
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  • Well worth a look, spend an afternoon or morning here. If you are like me you will soon be booked into a class or be returning to the area so you can. Several buildings make up the museum housing seve...  more »
  • Bali high galleries, gardens, a beautiful Museum of art this is why expectations did too. If you can see this garden Bali Resort seems to be moderately, the picture is just "good". The guide explains the meaning and history of the picture just looks like a really meaningful and fun, like to see the feud. .. Not knowing the meaning of complex figure star inspiration nor tired. Why not a tiring exhibition is too dark also have played a part in the picture looks like the fortification was. It is also very much of the old way of Bali a few is not the work of art. No need to lift my 85k and.
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  • Very nice museum, you can learn a lot by reading the story's and titles of the images. And Also the garden is quite beautiful. Unfortunately we didn't have a guide and had no one to interview in case, think that would have make it even better.
  • It consisted of 4 buildings if in not mistaken and there were current art pieces and really old falling apart ones. For the paintings that refer to cultural lores or myths the description of the art explained briefly the back stories. Enjoyable overall experience.
  • The museum has a beautiful garden as the setting for the four galleries of exhibitions of Balinese paintings. The paintings are mainly Balinese traditional art and very interesting and beautiful. I wish there were more explanations in English for some of the art work. The entrance tickets included a drink and cake at the museum cafe but we did not pay attention to read the tickets. I wish we could be made aware of this because after two hours of touring the museum we could use some refreshments. The price was good if we could have the chance to enjoy the drink and cake. Nice introduction to Balinese traditional art.
  • Well worth the visit, even though museum itself isn't very special (don't get me wrong some art presented there is spectacular), it's the place if you want to take a break from chaotic Ubud streets and see a magnificent garden. And you get a complimentary drink and a cake!
  • If you are wandering around downtown Ubud and don’t have specific plan then you might consider this museum. The ticket is a bit expensive consider the living cost in Ubud. The collections is mostly paintings with decent amount of wooden sculptures and contemporary art. Apart from presenting you South Asian cultures and religions. The most interesting thing is that the painting technique and media is quite different from what you see from the Louvre. And some interesting story of the relationship between Sukawati and American ambassader and president. Plus you can gets free coffee with your museum ticket. (The quality of the coffee was not good tho).
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