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Sonobudoyo Museum, Yogyakarta

(3.7/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
Browse through Indonesian history at Sonobudoyo Museum, storing over 43,000 items. Separated into ten themed exhibits covering a range of subjects and periods, some of the artifacts housed here date back to prehistoric times. Look for the collection of ancient sacred weapons and the replica of a Hindu house of worship. For an entertaining and insightful look at Javanese culture, stay for one of the shadow puppet performances. Plan to see Sonobudoyo Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Yogyakarta family vacation planner.
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  • Terletak di dekat Alun-Alun Utara Yogya, museum ini cukup berbeda dengan museum-museum lain. Museum ini cantik dan terawat sekali, ruangannya adem dan sama sekali tidak terasa pengap. Benda koleksi te...  more »
  • The pleasant guide told me that Sonobudoyo has the second most complete collection of artifacts in Indonesia, the first one is National Museum in Jakarta. The museum itself divides into several rooms ...  more »
  • Sonobudoyo is a must for those who want to have a look at the history and life in Yogyakarta. In aantrelkkelijke showcases the objects are displayed: gekaligrafeerde books, dongketels, wayangpoppen, masks, .... Javanese batik and traditional costumes. There is a very beautiful Javanese Interior. Of course you will find there also scary weapons and cannons. At the museum is a maker of wayangpoppen.
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  • Good local museum, good to learn about Java History, good collection to view and learn more about java culture
  • Great museum with English descriptions so guide not essential if you are tired of listening. Well laid out and interesting. Seats as well for resting. Concert in evening was wonderful and recommended. Puppet maker attached very friendly.
  • Wayang kulit show is amazing and deserves attention. The artists are amazing, meet the craftsmen making the shadow puppets
  • Beautiful collection with great guide. Definitely worth visiting.
  • It's a nice place to visit and you can experience the history of Indonesia and it's culture