Mangkunegaran Palace Museum

Mangkunegaran Palace Museum
tel. (0271) 656432

As quoted from the website https://puromangkunegaran.com/, the Puro Mangkunegaran Museum is located in the Mangkunegaran palace complex. This museum houses a collection of historical objects belonging to Puro Mangkunegaran which have been collected since 1926. The Puro Mangkunegaran Museum was opened to the public in 1968 and is managed by Mangkunegaran Tourism.

The Puro Mangkunegaran Museum is open every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 08.30-14.30 WIB and Thursday and Sunday at 08.30-14.00 WIB. Museum entrance tickets for domestic tourists are IDR 10,000/person and foreign tourists are IDR 20,000/person (not including guides). Each visitor to the museum will be accompanied by a guide to go around the main buildings, namely Pendopo Ageng, Pringgitan, Dalem Ageng, Keputren, and Pracimosono.

In addition to providing information to visitors, the guide will also give directions to visitors about the rules in the palace. Visitors will be given a plastic bag to store shoes or sandals because when in the main buildings they are required to take off their shoes.

The Puro Mangkunegaran Museum occupies the main building called Dalem Ageng. Entering the museum building, you can see a collection of historical items that are neatly arranged. These historical items are placed in a glass case according to their type and function. Jewelry belonging to the king and queen made of gold in the form of earrings, rings, necklaces, earrings, wristbands, shoulder bracelets, watches, chains, badong and dancing equipment. In addition, there is a collection of weapons such as swords, daggers, spears and hunting equipment. Also exhibited dining furniture made of bronze. Not to forget the equipment for the ceremony, namely the axis (handkerchief holder), betel nut holder, and the spit / spit.