04 Juli 2011

Museum Wayang, Jakarta

Wayang is a cultural heritage of Indonesia, it's one of roots of Indonesian culture.
Indonesian people use wayang as a medium of education, entertainment, art and even the spread of religion.

In Indonesia wayang is not only can be found in Javanese culture, you can also find it in Sundanese, Balinese, Madurese, etc.

There are so many kinds of Wayang:
Wayang Orang
Wayang Kulit
Wayang Golek
Wayang Beber
Every kind of Wayang has its own charm.

Museum Wayang, Jakarta.

Wayang Kulit from Surakarta

Mask that is used to perform Wayang

You can visit museum wayang in Jakarta to learn more about this heritage, the museum is near from Stadhuis of Batavia (i had made article of Stadhuis of Batavia before). In this museum you can find many kinds of wayang from Indonesia and also other puppets from other countries.