Explore Wayang Museum in Jakarta Virtually

The Wayang (Puppet) Museum is one the most interesting museums in Jakarta. If you visit the Wayang Museum virtually, you will get the chance to discover a large collection of Javanese Wayang located right in the heart of Kota Tua – the old quarter of the city. It is considered as one of the best collections of flat wooden puppets throughout all of Java.

Besides being as a recreation object, this museum also conducts learning opportunity for students and academics – it can even be used as a training venue, documentation center, and puppet research, as well as a medium for cultural knowledge between regions and nations.

The Indonesian Wayang has been recognised by UNESCO (United Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) on 17 November 2003 in Paris – by proclaiming Wayang Indonesia as a 'Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity', and as a cultural masterpiece world.

Explore the Wayang Museum here.


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