Sonobudoyo Museum's Front View
One of display items at Museum
Pattern of carved gate from Jepara
Library has many books and manuscript collection
Candrakiranan a second building of showrooms Sonobudoyo address at the TRIKORA, northern "North Square" Keraton Yogyakarta. This expansion is intended to add to the collection showrooms. Particularly for collection of Central Java.
Some people want specific information about objects or certain information, such as student, researcher or observer. They require different information from that presented in the showroom. Therefore, Yogyakarta Sonobudoyo provide space and facilities to obtain such information.
Sonobudoyo Yogyakarta is Indonesia's second largest museum in terms of the number of collections. With a total of 43 538 collections there will be obstacles if you want to see the entire collection. If it has not shaped the broken unit, the entire collection could reach 62 661 based on the new data. Therefore, this year, Sonobudoyo provide innovations with tour guide at the Museum Sonobudoyo.
Sonobudoyo museum is an institution that is open to cooperation with various parties. Formal and informal. Various institutions and individuals have been working with the museum. Most importantly such cooperation is mutually beneficial for both parties.
The room is a useful preparation for the manufacture and repair a variety of devices exhibits various support equipment exhibition.
An ancient manuscript papers of the past is the value of a nation's civilization. Sonobudoyo have thousands of manuscripts in the collection. most of the manuscript collection at the Museum Sonobudoyo aged one to two centuries ago. Of the collection consists of a collection of printed and handwritten manuscript.
Puppet is one of the masterpiece in the Indonesian cultural treasures. Even UNESCO has declared as one of the world's cultural heritage that should be preserved.
Puppet show usually held overnight. It takes time and tremendous energy. This makes most connoisseurs puppet is less efficient and effective. Realizing this, Sonobudoyo make a puppet show in a shorter duration. About 2 hours.
Puppets collection from Purwa Puppets, Kancil Puppets, Wahyu Puppets and Sadat Puppets to be displayed in this space
Displaying weapon collection in many shapes and functions. Some weapon collections are unique because they have interesting decoration; the weapons are keris, swords, patrem, axe, wedhung, clurit (sickle), and so on.
Displaying various masks of traditional arts of Indonesia, either mask as ceremony equipment or as performance arts. Since the prehistoric age until now, mask has been presented in relation with social-cultural life of any tribes in Indonesia.
Displyaing crafts made of metal in jewelry or in household wares and tradisional performance equipment.
Displaying various equipments for circle of life ceremony and various wooden, silver, and metal crafts.
Batik room displays collection dealing with batik, like batik materials, tools, making process, kind of batik and its motifs and record of spreading area and batik industries centers.
This room displays collections that deal with tradition, art and culture of Balinese and Hindu religion spreading.
This room displays collections from prehistoric age (nirlikha), in time of illiterate men. Collections in this room deal with ways of men living in prehistoric age; hunting ang gathering food. Next step, men started to understand way of planting in simple way and way to perform ceremonies dealing with their beliefs on ancestors and burial.
This room displays Javanese children traditional games. There are photos/pictures that show Javanese children traditional games popular in Java.
Batik festival of all junior level students in Yogyakarta
Sonobudoyo Museum Lamp Collection's Exhibition
Sonobudoyo at A Glance