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Sangiran Museum and Early Man Site

Sangiran, Kec Kalijambe | 17 km northern from Solo, Sragen, Indonesia
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A must Visit

Sangiran is a beautiful place where we and the children can learn about the ancient history. Lot of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wanda S
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Undergoing renovations

This museum is currently undergoing renovations so there is little to see at the moment. Two of the... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Brian L
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An important archaeological excavation site and museum displaying prehistoric fossils.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Sangiran, Kec Kalijambe | 17 km northern from Solo, Sragen, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

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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

Thank Azhar M
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Curious with this museum, bcause name of the place is familiar since junior high due to subject "History". amazing how Java becoming the important location to the missing link of human historic of homo erectus. bit confuse with the architecture of the museum, but worth...More

Thank Lia S
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The museum was fairly small but contained lots of interesting displays, quite a few cool exhibits and lots of information on both the science around the early evolution of man and the archaeological efforts to understand it. However, we found that, having caught an Uber...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 25 June 2017

- The museum is well maintained - This museum has a nice building, clean,comfortable and have air conditioner in each room. - Plenty of information about ancient evolution and research printed on the wall - The Location is enough far from the center city, Better...More

Thank ivy_liem
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Eventough it is located far away from the city, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is worth to visit. You can visit this museum by car from Solo, Central Java. At first, we were surprise by the entrance, they only charged five thousand rupiah per person,...More

Thank Erika_sari
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is a must visit. A very good museum, UNESCO World Heritage, an archeological site of world significance, the Java Man, the missing link and evidence of Homo Erectus 700,000 years ago; the ancient animals; most relevant are the fossil tools. Our tour was most...More

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I went to Sangiran after learning it was a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and in general I think it lives up to its reputation. Sangiran is a museum about the physical development of the human species, from monkey-esque beasts to the homo sapiens of today....More

Thank ZacharyMarret
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is a must for those interested in archeology and early civilisation as well as those who wish to know a little bit more about the theory of evolution, and the Pacific ring of fire.

Thank Jamal A
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vktrip
18 November 2015|
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Response from RFM98 | 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
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