Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

ULLEN SENTALU Museum (Javanese Culture & Art Museum)

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Photo source: https://intaninchan.wordpress.com/2014/02/25/museum-ullen-sentalu-bermain-ke-masa-lalu/

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS MUSEUM?

THE BEST MUSEUM IN INDONESIA
As the best museum in Indonesia, it has excellent services, design and management.

VARIOUS COLLECTIONS
The hundreds collections in the Museum came from Royal families collections.

CULTURAL PROCESS SHOW
The collections reflect cultural process in Java, especially in new Mataram kingdom period.

CLOSE TO OTHER TOURISM SITE
This place is close to other site. Such as Merapi Volcano Museum, Merapi Jeep Lava Tour, Tlogo Putri, Kali Kuning, Cangkringan and Bunker Kaliadem.
You can combine to visit these place.

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Photo source: goodnewsfromindonesia.com

WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:

Village (Desa): , Kaliurang
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Hargobinagun
Regency (Kabupaten): Sleman
Province (Provinsi): Yogyakarta

Address: Jalan Boyong KM 25, Kaliurang Barat, Hargobinangun, Sleman, Kabupaten Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE museum?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is a cheap public transport to get there. First, Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 3,500. You must go to halte bus/bus stop of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Kentungan shelter/bus stop or Jalan Kaliurang, and then change to a small bus to Kaliurang. Then you ask to “kernet” (The man whom you will pay the bus ticket) that you will stop on Taman wisata Kaliurang. Then, take a walk to the museum.
Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. :-)

From Adi Sutjipto Airport :
please take Route 3A – Stop in Kentungan Bus shelter/halte
Then, take a small bus (colt kuning) to Kaliurang – Stop at Taman wisata Kaliurang
Then, please take a walk to museum
From Tugu Railway Station :
please take Taxi motorcycle – Stop at Terban bus station (Terminal Bis Terban).
Then, take a small bus (colt kuning) to Kaliurang – Stop at Taman wisata Kaliurang
Then, please take a walk to museum
From Giwangan Bus Station :
please take Route 3A – Stop in Kentungan Bus shelter/halte
Then, take a small bus (colt kuning) to Kaliurang – Stop at Taman wisata Kaliurang
Then, please take a walk to museum
From Jombor Bus Station :
please take Route 2B – Stop in Kentungan Bus shelter/halte
Then, take a small bus (colt kuning) to Kaliurang – Stop at Taman wisata Kaliurang
Then, please take a walk to museum
From Terban Bus Station :
please take a small bus to Kaliurang – Stop at  Taman wisata Kaliurang
Then, take a walk to museum

*) Trans Jogja operates from 5:30 am until 9:30 pm.

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Photo source: nakarasido.com/endang

WHAT THE BEST TIME TO VISIT?

OPENING HOURS:
Tuesday – Friday: 8.30 am – 4.00 pm. (Monday closed).
Saturday – Sunday: 8.30 am – 5.00 pm

HOW MUCH IT COST?

ENTRANCE FEE:

IDR 50K —> 100K per person.

*) My last visit on December 13th, 2018 i found the entrance ticket lifted up already.

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Photo source: https://intaninchan.wordpress.com/2014/02/25/museum-ullen-sentalu-bermain-ke-masa-lalu/

*) It is in the south side of Merapi mountainside, that’s why you will feel cold compare to Yogyakarta city. It’s also surrounded by trees, so you can breath fresh air here. Nice place and exotic spices drink.

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your cell phone.

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
There are one restaurant that you will found in the end of the tour.

BEUKENHOF RESTAURANT

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THE ZENZERO COFFEE

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*) I love their Zenzero coffee. Exotic smell of the ginger and cinnamon. Amazing coffee!

ULLEN SENTALU MUSEUM

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*) The design of the building is very unique. You felt like walking along the tunnels, then you will found it just like ‘Labyrinth’. When you get out of the building, you will found so many trees around the museum.

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ULLEN SENTALU MUSEUM

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