Museums & Galleries

Museums & Galleries in Yogyakarta


  • Museum AffandiJl. Laksda Adisucipto 167 (at the beginning of the road out to the airport),  +62 274 562593, e-mail:.Delightful museum built around the former home of the late Affandi, one of Indonesia's best-known painters. Several galleries, including one with 30 of Affandi's paintings from his early, impressionist and expressionist periods, and another with paintings by some of his 11 children. The artist designed some of the buildings (the central complex was originally his home and offices) himself, and the grounds themselves are worth the admission price. Helpful staff to show you around. Rp 20,000 includes a drink.
  • Aircraft museum (Museum Dirgantara), Jl. Lettu TPA Supardal (behind Adi Sucipito Airport), +62 274 564465, +62 274 564466. M-Th 08:00-13:00, Sa 08:00-12:00. This Indonesian aircraft museum holds several antique aircraft from WWII era as well as a Badger bomber, MIG-15 to MIG-21, P-51 Mustang, Catalina flying boat, Auster MkII, Lavochkin LA-11, F-86 Sabre, T-33 Bird, A6M5 Zero. There is also a P-51 airplane simulator but it was broken (October 2015). The children on school trips will see you as a big attraction if you look western so smile and prepare to pose for many pictures. The museum is not signposted: to get there either take a taxi (around 35 000 Rp with taximeter from Marlioboro) or use a Satnav and get to the eastern end of Jl. Lettu TPA Supardal. The museum is inside the Air Force base. The guard at the entrance will require you to deposit your passport (a paper copy of your passport might be sufficient) while you are inside the museum. Rp 5,000.
  • Museum SonobudoyoJl. Trikora 6, Yogyakarta 55122 (north alun-alun)+62 274 76775, +62 274 373617fax: +62 274 385664. A Javanese archeology museum, has many Javanese artefacts like wayang puppets, masks, statues, textiles, weapons, as well as a full set of Javanese gamelan instruments. Worth a visit if you have some extra time in Yogya, or you are interested in Javanese culture study. Rp 3,000.
  • Museum KekayonJl. Raya Yogya–Wonosari (km 7) 277, Baturetno, Banguntapan, Bantul+62 274 513218, +62 274 379058, +62 818 260020, e-mail: . Tu-Su 8AM-3PM. A wayang (puppet) museum with a lush Javanese style garden. It is divided into 10 sectors, where each holds a vast amount of wayang puppets from various places in Indonesia. Rp 5,000.

Art galleries

  • Bentara BudayaJl. Suroto 2, Kota Baru+62 274 560404. Art exhibitions, movies, book discussions.
  • Cemeti Art HouseJl. D.I. Panjaitan 41,  +62 274 371105, e-mail:. Fine art and modern art exhibitions, book discussions and performances.
  • French/Indonesian Cultural Center (LIP)Jl. Sagan 3,  +62 274 566520. Art exhibitions, movies, book discussions, performances, library.
  • Jogja GalleryJl. Pekapalan 7, Alun-Alun Utara+62 274 419999, +62 274 412021, +62 274 7161188, e-mail: . Modern art gallery exhibiting avant garde artworks.
  • Kedai KebunJl. Tirtodipuran 3,  +62 274 376114, e-mail:. Art exhibitions, performances, book discussions.


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