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Sangiran Museum and Early Man Site

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An important archaeological excavation site and museum displaying prehistoric fossils.
Sangiran, Kec Kalijambe | 17 km northern from Solo, Sragen, Indonesia
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Sangiran is an archaeological excavation site in Java in Indonesia. Sangiran is recognized by scientists to be one of the most important sites in the world for studying fossil man. The current museum and visitors' centre has three main halls which are very modern.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Pradina K
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

A Unique museum about a very important part of Human evolution Informative, bi langual and very well done Absolutely recommend this

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Go619088
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Either from Yogyakarta or Solo to Sangiran, rent a car is a must because there is no public transportation available. Being an archaeological lover, I put the site on my list three years ago, unfortunately, my request could not be entertained as Dieng Plateau and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank w1628mm
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This museum was closed in part last year for extensive changes.The site and exhibits were updated and it is a great experience to visit this amazing educational site.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank gordon g
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is an interesting and very educating place. But it's not like what I expected. I imagined I would see the original findings, but turned out most of the things that displayed here were replicas. I came here by bus from Yogyakarta, and it was...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Nurul H
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Access by car or motorbike, no public transportation here. Quite interesting to realize my hometown (Sragen) has decent museum. Prospective place but need more improvement

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank VeraT990
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This museum is really educative for everyone who loves history. It is professionally done, and similar to museum satwa in malang although this one is smaller size. The only challenge is that it is located in Sragen area, which is far from Solo central. Best...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank dtravelatte
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Sangiran is a beautiful place where we and the children can learn about the ancient history. Lot of lesson and beautiful spot if you like taking pictures. Great to take the kids here

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Wanda S
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This museum is currently undergoing renovations so there is little to see at the moment. Two of the three sections, the ones containing the fabulous fossils are currently closed. The third section depicting the Flores people is still open but not worth the effort to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank BrianL496
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I visited this museum but only 10 visitor coming, this place is very good and educative, but because sign and information to this place is little, it was difficult to find it, luckily there tech (maps) so we can get to this place.. Please promote...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Azhar M
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14 October 2018|
Response from w1628mm | Reviewed this property |
Without any public transportation provided either from Yogyakarta or Solo, I think you should hire a car. If you feel free, you can stay at the museum for more than two hours to view those exhibits that housed in three... More
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Response from airavata1998 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. The museum is located around 15kms from Solo City. I'm not sure how much a taxi would cost to as i've never tried it before. But i've read some informations and i think you should expect to pay around IDR 100,000... More