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Museum Batik Danar Hadi

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Address: Jln. Slamet Riyadi No. 261, Solo 57141, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 271 714326

The House of Danar Hadi proudly unveils an Integrated Culture Heritage...

The House of Danar Hadi proudly unveils an Integrated Culture Heritage Complex that is destined to become a tourist attraction for the city of Surakarta. It has been founded to preserve and advance the art of batik in Indonesia as part of the national cultural legancy. This integrated tourism center will enhance the attractions to be found in the Central Javanese city, with visitors able to enjoy once again the heritage building nDalem Wuryoningratan, build in the late 19th century and painstakingly restored to its original grandeur by House of Danar Hadi.The Complex will be an arena to witness the development of batik in Indonesia, the process of creating this precious textile and its emergence as part of the contemporary lifestyle. This homage to the history and glory of batik will be found at the nDalem Wuryoningratan, Danar Hadi Batik Museum, Danar Hadi Traditional Batik Showroom and Souvenir and Lounge.

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Extensive collection of batik!

Museum Danar Hadi is a private museum built by the founder of Danar Hadi. It displays a great collection of batik from around Indonesia. Guided by a proficient museum guide, we'll... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Museum Danar Hadi is a private museum built by the founder of Danar Hadi. It displays a great collection of batik from around Indonesia. Guided by a proficient museum guide, we'll be able to understand and adore the history of batik. Best batik collection so far. No photos taking in the museum, but you can take some around the premises.... More 

Thank Lucky P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Found out so much about batik that I had never heard of before. This was such an interesting visit. It is more about batik itself and not the making process in depth although you do visit the workshop. Even my husband found it really interesting.

Thank lesley t
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I like all the batiks shown in this museum. So many beautifull and have story in it. I understand batik and love it more and more.

Thank Ms Augustine V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

An incredible collection of Batiks. Its one persons collection. About a 1000 pieces are on display. Our guide was Aulia who was able to provide a fair amount of knowledge about the many batiks on display.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Recommend you take a little time and learn the fascinating history and techniques of producing batik fabrics. And definitely buy at least one batik short or blouse as a souvenir.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

If you go to Solo this museum is a must place to visit. Its a private museum and in my opinion its the best batik museum in Indonesia. Execellent display, clean rooms and professional guide. Two thumbs up.

Thank kagama83
Canggu, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I placed a review a few months back, but it was removed, probably because I reviewed the shop section of this establishment, rather than the museum. So here we go again. Lets qualify this - this "museum" comprises two parts. The museum and the shop. The shop sells some beautiful, high end, silk batiks, with prices ranging from 2 million... More 

Thank ricky_indo
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived here late evening and the museum was already closed. But you still can visit the area surrounding and the shop. Browse through the batik's product at the shop and maybe you would want to buy some for souveniers. There is a corner where you could read some information on Danar Hadi's batik.

Thank farhanafadzil
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The people who work there were very friendly and welcoming. The architecture of the building is so beautiful. The collections are impressive. Plus, we had the chance to experience the process of making batik. Would have given five stars if the guide (who was very nice and sweet all the time) was more confident speaking in English.

Thank Satya I
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The ticket price is affordable IDR 35.000 for trudent and IDR 55.000 for adults. You's get your personal guide to take tour at the museum. The Batik collections are so adorable and nice, it will take for about 40minutes to strolling the museum.

Thank Siti U

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