Batik Museum Yogyakarta: All You Need To Know About Batik


batik museum yogyakarta

Batik Museum Yogyakarta is the first batik museum in Yogyakarta built on the initiative of Hadi Nugroho and his wife dewi. This museum is one of the tourist attraction that presents all the collection and knowledge about batik. The existence of this building is very important for Yogyakarta also Indonesia.

HISTORY

Batik Museum Yogyakarta is the first batik museum in Yogyakarta built on the initiative of Hadi Nugroho, the owner of the museum. This private museum is located on Jalan Dr. Sutomo, Yogyakarta City. The building is managed by husband and wife Dewi and Hadi Nugroho. On May 12, 1977, and inaugurated by Kanwil P & K Yogyakarta special region. This museum inhabits an area of 400 m2 and as the owner’s home.

In 2000, the museum received an award from MURI for the largest Batik Sulaman measuring 90 x 400 cm2. Then in 2001, the museum was awarded again from MURI as the first batik museum in Indonesia.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Batik Museum Yogyakarta is one of the tourist attraction that presents all the collection and knowledge about batik. The existence of this museum is very important for Yogyakarta also Indonesia. Batik has become an officially culture of Indonesia in accordance with the designation of batik as world cultural heritage by UNESCO in 2001 and the appointment of Yogyakarta city as the City of Batik by the WCC in 2014, the Yogyakarta Batik Museum supports the efforts of preservation of authentic batik. So it is important for local people or foreign tourists come to visit, as an addition to the insight and proof your love for Indonesia.

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MOST FAMOUSE COLLECTION

Some of the most famous museum collections include: Long Soga Javanese Cloth (1950-1960), Long Soga Ergan Lama (year not recorded), Antique Isen-isen Sarong (1880-1890), Sarong Isen-isen Antik (kelengan) (1880 -1890) made by Mrs. Netherlands EV. Zeuylen from Pekalongan, and Sarung Panjang Soga Jawa (1920-1930) made by Mrs. Lie Djing Kiem from Yogyakarta. The oldest collection was made in 1840.

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MOST COMPLETE BATIK COLLECTION

The museum holds more than 1,200 batik collections consist of 500 pieces of batik cloth, 560 batik stamp, 124 canting (batik tools), and 35 woks and coloring materials, including night. In this museum there is also a collection of batik galleries with various motifs and patterns from various regions, such as the variety of batik from Central Java dominated Solo and Yogyakarta batik, the variety of batik pesisiran dominated by Batik origin Demak and Semarang, Pekalongan, Cirebon, Kedungwuni and Lasem, Imogiri, Madura, Kulonprogo, Kebumen and many more Batik from several other areas.

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BATIK COURSE

In addition to the Batik gallery, this museum provides training to learn batik, even if you are a beginner, you will be taught according to the rules of professional batik. Starting from how to hold batik, then make patterns, determine the motif, coloring. Its really Fun and exciting.

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Batik Course

batik museum yogyakarta

BATIK COMES FROM THE WORD?

The word “Batik” is derived from a combination of two words from the Java language. The first “ba-” of the word “amba” which means “write”. The second “-tik” are derived from the word “dot” which also means “dot”. As for the term, batik is the way of making clothing materials.

PHILOSOPHY & MYTH

Each batik has its own form and motif. The form and motif reflect the philosophy and myths from community’s life, but not everyone knows the meaning and philosophy of the particular pattern, only old people who knows well.

WHERE IS BATIK MUSEUM YOGYAKARTA?

Address: Bausasran, Danurejan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Village             : Bausan

Sub-district    : Danurejan

Province          : Yogyakarta

HOW TO GO TO THE LOCATION BY PRIVATE CAR:

Using Private car with driver means you are free for anything without bothering anyone else. You just do your own tour with friends or family in one car maximum of 5 people, if more than 5 people we can provide a larger car.

Private car tour is included: Car, an english speaking driver, fuel, Btik museum entrance fee, parking, mineral water, local guide and transfer back to your hotel.

**) To get more information about our Tours and Transport service for your private Car, please read Jogja Tour Transport Service and Jogja TransporTeam

**) Find out Our Vehicles here: Toyota AvanzaDaihatsu Xenia, Suzuki Ertiga, Toyota Innova, Daihatsu Luxio, Toyota Hiace, Isuzu ElfKia TravelloMedium Bus, Toyota FortunerToyota Alphard and Toyota Camry.

*Our Transport is Support by :  Toyota Astra Indonesia, Daihatsu Indonesia, Suzuki Motor Indonesia

HOW TO GO TO THE LOCATION BY SHARING CAR:

Using Sharing car means, you’re joining a small group and share the transport price and seat with the other guests that going to the same direction or in one itinerary with minimum of 2 participants. An english speaking driver will pick up to your hotel and inform about your visit time for the places you visit.

Sharing car tour is included: Car, an english speaking driver, fuel, local Guide, parking and transfer back to your hotel.

** (Sharing Car Transport is recommended for budget Travellers and Students)

HOW TO GO TO THE LOCATION BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

Start From Adisucipto Airport: Firstly you can take Trans Jogja with route ( 1B ) and stop in Kusumanegara shelter, then please take route ( 2A ) and stop in Gayam Shelter, then please take a walk or take motorcycle ( ojek ) to the Batik Museum Yogyakarta.

Start From Giwangan Bus Station: Firstly you can take Trans Jogja with route ( 3A ) and stop in Rejowinangun shelter, then please take route ( 2A ) and stop in Gayam Shelter, then please take a walk or take motorcycle ( ojek ) to the Batik Museum Yogyakarta..

Start From Tugu Railway Station: Firstly you can take Trans Jogja with route ( 2B ) and stop in Gayam shelter, then please take a walk or take motorcycle ( ojek ) to the Batik Museum Yogyakarta..

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

OPENING HOURS

At 09.00 AM – 03.00 PM ( Monday – Saturday )

( Sunday closed )

HOW MUCH IS IT?

Museum

RP 20.000/person

Batik Course

RP 40.000/person 

FIND SOME  OTHER TOURIST PLACES  NEAR BATIK MUSEUM YOGYAKARTA:

  1. SULTAN PALACE
  2. WATER CASTLE
  3. BRIGHARJO MARKET
  4. PRAMBANAN TEMPLE
  5. VREDEBURG FORT
  6. SONOBUDOYO MUSEUM
  7. MALIOBORO STREET
  8. KOTAGEDE

JOGJA HOTELS:

We also provide list of the best accomodation options for travelers. Please choose the list of Hotels below.

FIND ANOTHER ACCOMODATIONS IN JOGJA

Boutique Hotel – Resort – Villa – Bed & Breakfast – Hostel – Guesthouse – Homestay

MUSEUM MAP:

BOOKING CONFIRMATION:

Anytime If you need transport to visit this place, you can contact me via Whatsapp (+62813 1880 6273)

Please send me your data via WhatsApp with this format for booking the tours:

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Number of traveler                                 : 

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