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Setia Darma House of Mask and Puppets

Jl. Tegal Bingin | Banjar Tengkulak Tengah, Sukawati, Indonesia
+62 361 8987493
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Jl. Tegal Bingin | Banjar Tengkulak Tengah, Sukawati, Indonesia
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+62 361 8987493
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"private collection"
in 6 reviews
"donation box"
in 6 reviews
"amazing museum"
in 4 reviews
"wayang kulit"
in 3 reviews
"unique collection"
in 2 reviews
"javanese style"
in 2 reviews
"on display"
in 4 reviews
"goa gajah"
in 4 reviews
"free museum"
in 2 reviews
"gift shop"
in 3 reviews
"indonesian culture"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 3 reviews
"small donation"
in 2 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 2 reviews
"rainy day"
in 2 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 2 reviews
"elephant cave"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a well kept little hidden place!! Amazing energy, masks and puppets. We were surprised that everything was free considering that generally they always ask for contribution. Thank you for offering this to us.

Thank Giulia R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a great way to spend an hour or so. It is beautifully set up, very quiet and the gardens and buildings are lovely. It's peaceful and interesting with no charge and no hassle. We asked to go here - our driver is...More

Thank daveloni
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best museums I've been to. It's a private collection of masks and puppets from around the world, but mostly from Java, in gorgeous houses relocated from around Indonesia. The grounds are gorgeous and park-like, the employees walk with you from...More

Thank ChicagoJanice22
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Located in small street doesnt mean that it has small collection. This place is nice you can see lots of variety from many country, the staff is friendly but the souvenir price is abit high. But it was a great expirience.

Thank andra_allan
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Our guide took us here on a whim....it is an artists house or rather houses and he has collected masks and puppets from all around the world, but mostly Indonesia. The grounds are immaculately kept and beautiful in their own right and all they ask...More

Thank Kirk R
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Hundreds of colourful and intriguing masks and shadow puppets from Bali and at least a dozen other countries expertly displayed in 5 artfully restored hundred plus year old traditional Balinese and Javanese houses set amidst a tranquil tropical garden. Only a 6 minute drive from...More

Thank Jeff B
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best museums in Indonesia. It's free, well maintained, clean and almost complete. The great stage and small fields are also a plus!

Thank caesardungga
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing museum. Extensive collection of local, Indonesian and some international masks and puppets. Each mask has a small description of the character. The collection is kept in beautiful wooden javanese joglos en beautifully kept grounds. Spacious and also interesting for kids. We'll worth the trip...More

Thank DaneInBeijing
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

This place was a little difficult to find, but it was totally cool. Thousands of masks and outfits. Great peaceful location

Thank Erin Y
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Very good established museum of indonesian traditional and historical puppets and masks. Very interesting examples.We have spent two hours without boring . It was not crowded, calm , very beatiful garden, ancient wooden houses well preserved.It is outside of Ubud, but not far ,early closing...More

Thank senay442
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Byron R
29 December 2015|
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Response from Lani133 |
No cost, there is a donation box at the end but you are not asked or pushed to donate at all. It is however well worth contributing something to the upkeep of the amazing collection.
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nhnorm
2 July 2015|
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Response from Lani133 |
Not really - there is a small number in the small shop but it's mainly about viewing the large diverse historic collection.
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