Museums in Bali represent the rich culture and history of the island through their unique and interesting arts and crafts that cover extensive subjects. Many of the prominent artists who are passionate about preserving the island’s art own these galleries and museums. Some of the highlights which catch the eyes of tourists are exceptional paintings, textiles, and wooden sculptures.
Beautiful Bali Villas (One of the best places to book your private villa in Bali) has listed down the most amazing museums. Where you can look at many of the archaeological findings, stone tools, and blades from the Paleolithic and pre-Hindu Bronze Ages. There are lighthearted galleries where families can enjoy for a few hours in Bali. You can also visit a contemporary ‘trick-eye museums’ in Denpasar and Kuta.
ARMA (Agung Rai Museum of Art)
The Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA) is a cultural center and an art gallery. There are two main exhibition halls where theater performances are shown regularly, a bookshop, art classes, library, and cultural workshops.
At 7:30 pm, during new and full moons, the Kecak dance performances take place, while every Tuesday at 7:30 pm, the Legong Telek dance is often held. Traditional woodcarvings, gamelan orchestras, dance and history, traditional cuisine, and indigenous fabrics are among the museum’s offerings.
- Location: Jalan Raya Pengosekan, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
- Open: Daily from 9 am to 6 pm
- Phone: +62 (0)361 976 659
Blanco Renaissance Museum in Bali
Blanco Renaissance Museum is famous for its collages, paintings, and poetry by Don Antonio Blanco and his son Mario. His marvelous works include lithographic artworks of nude Balinese women. In the 1960s, the home and studio were built here by the late Philippine-born artist, at the hilltop with the views of the lush valley of Campuhan.
You will also find a café, gift shop, and Blanco’s family temple within the premise.
- Location: Jalan Raya Campuhan, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia
- Open: Daily from 9 am to 5 pm
- Phone: +62 (0)361 975 502
Dream Museum Zone (DMZ) Bali
Dream Museum Zone (DMZ) Bali is an interactive and fun place where kids will especially enjoy. It is located in Kuta and holds around 120 paintings across various differently themes galleries. Parodies of famous portraits like Van Gogh using shaving form and Mona Lisa holding a fruit basket are some of the main attractions.
There are also many amusing animal-themed paintings, with the right angle, it will look like you are milking a cow, hosing down a zebra, or escaping a shark attack.
- Location: Jalan Nakula No.33X, Bali 80361, Legian, Badung
- Open: Daily from 9am to 10pm
- Phone: +62 (0)361 849 6220
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