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Museum of Batik Pekalongan

Closed Now: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Outstanding Textiles Museum

Pekalongan is known by the nickname of Kota Batik (Batik City) and apart from shopping for the... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2019
camsean
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Chengdu, China
via mobile
Great place for kids

We went there with our two kids, both are under 10. They enjoyed the free Batik workshop. It was a... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Ade212
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Singapore, Singapore
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Although Pekalongan is a small city, but it is also well known for its Batik, just as Yogyakarta and Solo (the other Batik cities in Central Java). It has an outstanding batik museum and it has Batik making workshop. You get to make your own batik...more
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Jl. Jetayu no. 3, Pekalongan 51114, Indonesia
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Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Pekalongan is known by the nickname of Kota Batik (Batik City) and apart from shopping for the stuff in one of the district's batik villages, this is one of the best places to get an appreciation of this intangible heritage. It also has the advantage...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank camsean
MuseumBatikP, pengelola at Museum of Batik Pekalongan, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

Thank you for the feedback Are you a guest from China's embassy? Thank you for your visit to Museum Batik Pekalongan. Actually we have 3 exhibition rooms and one room for batik workshop First exhibition room shows coastal batik, second room shows batik representation of...More

Reviewed 11 November 2018

We went there with our two kids, both are under 10. They enjoyed the free Batik workshop. It was a 30 minutes activity in which you can draw anything you want in a small piece of fabric. The kids got to bring home the completed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

full of batik reference with good scenery and accomodation.this museum also can be a platform for new researcher to get more info about traditional batik.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sal M
MuseumBatikP, pengelola at Museum of Batik Pekalongan, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018
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terima kasih atas kunjunganya, semoga kedepan semakin banyak peneliti yang meneliti terkait batik dan perkembangaannya.,

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

i love visiting museums and kind of sad seeing this one. coming from country where batik froms, the museum are lacking of resources or articles. what i appreciated most, the museum was just closed when i got there buf one of the guide was kind...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank citra a
MuseumBatikP, pengelola at Museum of Batik Pekalongan, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018
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sebelumnya terima kasih atas kunjungannya ibu.... berkaitan jam operasional, kita menyesuaikan dengan jam kerja yang telah ditetapkan oleh Pemerintah Daerah,...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

It's a good place to have experience with batik production and batik collection. But unfortunately this museum close early, so that it is difficult for those on business travel to visit this place.More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank susiherawati2018
MuseumBatikP, pengelola at Museum of Batik Pekalongan, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018
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sebelumnya terima kasih atas kunjungannya ibu.... berkaitan jam operasional, kita menyesuaikan dengan jam kerja yang telah ditetapkan oleh Pemerintah Daerah,...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We visites the museum with a group of people from The Netherlands. A nice guide explained everything about the Bartik culture and process

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jaap D
MuseumBatikP, pengelola at Museum of Batik Pekalongan, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018
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mas dewa guide kita.... terima kasih atas kunjungannya...

Reviewed 28 December 2017

Visited this museum in April 2017. The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable, the even encourage us to try making our own batik. What a wonderful experience. Thank you !More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank rhesyaa
Museum Batik P, Pengelola at Museum of Batik Pekalongan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018
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Selamat Pagi mbak Rhesya... sebelumnya kami megucapkan selamat tahun baru 2018, semoga kita semua mendapatkan hal yang lebih baik daripada...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

my first visit museum still operating normally , but the second visit with my kids still under renovation. Batik collections various with clear description , however for some reason not attract visitors to visit again ..Generally : good knowledge for young generations to know more...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Wuri Praptiwi S
Museum Batik P, Pengelola at Museum of Batik Pekalongan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018
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selamat pagi ibu... sebelumnya terima kasih atas kunjungannya. bulan november memang sedang ada perbaikan gedung yang retak, banyak titik yang...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

If you come in Pekalongan, you must visit this museum. You'll get more information about batik from Indonesia

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank pipittmatsuyama
Museum Batik P, Pengelola at Museum of Batik Pekalongan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018
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terima kasih mbak atas kunjungannya ke Museum Batik Pekalongan

Reviewed 11 September 2017

This museum is in a colonial building and was opened by President Yudhoyono in 2006. The batik pieces on display are hand-painted and include many valuable items, giving a good idea of the brightly-coloured Pekalongan style that is so different to the better-known and much...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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