Yogyakarta, Batik Museum

Written by on July 18, 2012 in Yogyakarta Museums with 0 Comments

Yogyakarta, Batik Museum

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Situated on Jl. Dr. Sutomo No. 13 A Yogyakarta, this museum was built on May 12, 1977 as the idea of the family of Hadi Nugroho. The enthusiasm of the people particularly from the foreigner tourists is the main reason why this museum was established. Began from their own family, parents, grand parents, and their own generation, this museum was finally came true.

Its colections contain of long clothes and sarung that is recently more than 400 clothes and some equipments to make batik. Its oldest colection is a work of batik from 1840.

It has regular event that is held at museum every Monday to Saturday from 09.00 AM – 15.00 PM. In the year of 2000, it received an award from MURI for its biggest works of Sulaman that was 90×400 cm² large. A year later, MURI also gave it an award for the pioner of the establishment of the first Sulaman Museum in Indonesia.

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