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“weapons”(7 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Jl. Slamet Riyadi | Taman Wisata Budaya Sri Wedari, Solo, Indonesia
+62 271 712306
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

This private museum with free entry has a diverse collection of Javanese items including shadow puppets, sculptures, masks, weapons, china/glassware, clothes and more. Don't miss the side corridor near the bathroom where you can find most of their stones. Some items are labeled in English,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

I went there at the end of 2017 taking some pictures since I'm interested in something related to java culture. There's no need to pay for the entrance. All you have to do is fill out the guest book. Camera flash is not allowed taking...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

It is nice place to give a lot of infomration about surakarta and a lot of things from kingdom of solo

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Yudhi S
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I think the best part about this museum was that it was free. The collection is a wild mix of various artefacts ranging from weapons to china and glassware to Wayang history, puppets and masks. The latter was actually the most interesting part in my...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JanaC_free2017
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to the museum. A young guide (Priska) provided a quick overview of the museum. My intention was to learn a bit more of the Javanese history. But I soon realized I'd better buy a good book to get relevant information...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jo A
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

On the main thoroughfare in Solo/Surakarta you will find this quaint museum. It's worthwhile to spend a hour or so looking at various artifacts and weapons. It's a relatively small and reasonable well maintained museum. I enjoyed seeing this place.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank bernie47801
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Nothing much but bunch of relic collection on surakarta culture. Worth a visit if there is a free time. yes, you allowed to take picture inside the museum and the entrance is FOC (cause when i go there, no payment accepted).

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank kyle n
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

They have many kind collection of puppets, arcas of Hindu's & Buddha's goddess, keris (Java weapon), porcelain, batik, and many more. This museum is free for enter. But i think, it's okay when the visitor must pay as a maintenance costs.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Nonna W
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This museum has a great assortment of cultural artifacts relating to Indonesia. These include an extensive weapons collection, a sculpture yard, money, wayang (shadow puppets), ceremonial masks from Bali, and instruments. Unfortunately, the museum wasn't well annotated with English descriptions, so it wasn't always clear...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank ZacharyMarret
Reviewed 1 July 2016

we were excited to visit surakarta, because of a new tagline of solo as the spirit of java. together with my 3 children, we decided to see the museum radya pustaka on sunday, 26 june 2016. arriving from semarang before noon time and made the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank tatadjakarta
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