Famous Museums in Yogyakarta

The museums in Yogyakarta give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Yogyakarta with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Yogyakarta. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Yogyakarta.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Yogyakarta.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Yogyakarta:

  1. Ullen Sentalu Museum

    4.7 (1308 Votes)
    Ullen Sentalu Museum


    A museum dedicated to Javanese culture and art, the Ullen Sentalu museum displays a collection of relics and artefacts from royal houses and kratons of Java province (Yogyakarta, Pakualam, Surakarta, Mangkunegaran). This private museum was initiated by Haryono family and is now managed by Ulating Blencong foundation. Worth a quick visit!
  2. Taman Pintar Science Park

    Science Museum, Outdoors, Park, Educational Site

    A tourism project developed specially for the kids, the Taman Pintar Science Park focuses on the spirit of expression, appreciation and creation among kids. The centre strives for the scientific education of kids and young generation through imaginations, trails and games. It works on the principles of Ki Hajar Dewantara- Niteni (to understand), Niroake (to follow) and Nambahi (to improve). Att...Read more
  3. Affandi Museum

    4.5 (742 Votes)
    Affandi Museum

    Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery

    A home of Indonesia’s world renowned painting maestro, it is also a display of his works and the collection from other artists of the world. Comprising of three unique galleries displaying the masterpieces, there is also a in-house painting school for gifted children. Apart from the beautifully constructed and intricately designed residence which has the personal rooms and belongings of t...Read more
  4. Indonesian Airforce Museum

    Museum, Military Museum

    The Indonesian Air Force has an excellent but little known air museum in Yogyakarta called the Museum Dirgantara Mandala. The museum is located behind the main Yogyakarta airport. All aircrafts are under cover and beautifully maintained in static condition. A tribute to the curator who must have worked with a very limited budget! Included are a Badger bomber complete with air-to-ground missiles...Read more
  5. Indonesian Railway Museum

    4.5 (31 Votes)
    Indonesian Railway Museum


    The Ambarawa Railway Museum is a popular museum that focuses on the steam locomotives collection and the 3 ft. 6 in. gauge line that attracts the attention of a lot of people. Currently the museum has collected twenty-one locomotives out of which only four are operational. The other items of interest at the museum include morse telegraph equipment, old-school telephones, old bells as well as ot...Read more
  6. Jogja National Museum

    4.6 (9 Votes)
    Jogja National Museum Image

    Museum, Exhibition

    Visit Jogja National Museum and you will be transported back in time looking at its exhibits. This is the place best known for its most well-preserved ancient heritage through contemporary art exhibitions, rock concerts and other cultural events. Located in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, this is a contemporary art museum that is also popular for hosting funky art and music events. Stand a chance to mee...Read more
  7. Museum Benteng Vredeburg

    4.6 (97 Votes)
    Jalan Ahmad Yani No.6, Ngupasan, Gondomanan, Ngupasan, Gondomanan, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55122, Indonesia
  8. The Palace Of Yogyakarta

    4.6 (40 Votes)
    Jl. Rotowijayan Blok No. 1, Panembahan, Kraton, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  9. Alun Alun Kidul

    4.5 (35 Votes)
    Jl. Alun-Alun Kidul, Patehan, Yogyakarta, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  10. Museum Ullen Sentalu

    4.6 (30 Votes)
    Jalan Boyong KM 25, Kaliurang Barat, Hargobinangun, Kec. Sleman, Kabupaten Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  11. Museum Sonobudoyo

    4.6 (6 Votes)
    No 6, Jl. Pangurakan Yogyakarta, Ngupasan, Gondomanan, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55122, Indonesia
  12. Museum Ronggowarsito

    4.4 (21 Votes)
    Jl. Abdul Rahman Saleh No.1, Kalibanteng Kulon, Semarang Bar., Kota Semarang, Jawa Tengah 50149, Indonesia
  13. 22, Jl. Kaliurang No.Km, Banteng, Hargobinangun, Pakem, Kabupaten Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55582, Indonesia