Bali recreational activities include everything from thrilling water sports at the beach to treks through lush forests and spectacular cultural experiences. Here we talk about the amazing Museum Pasifika in Bali that’s a melting pot of Balinese culture and art.
Where is it?
The museum is centrally located within the Bali Tourism Development Corporation’s (BTDC) area in Nusa Dua. You’ll need to take the roundabout near the Bali International Convention Centre, pass the BIMC Hospital and you’re there.
What’s there to see?
The Museum Pasifika has a spectacular collection of art and artefacts ranging from works from over 200 artists from 25 countries, 250 historical objects and 350 paintings.
How Old Is It?
The museum was founded by a small group of Indonesian and French antique collectors and art lovers in 2006. The collection you find here are dominated by Balinese life themes and culture and include the work of famous artists like Javanese artist Raden Saleh and Balinese painter Nyoman Gunarsa.
Important Information for Tourists
You need to pay a fee of IDR 70,000 (5.24 USD) to gain entry to the Museum Pasifika. Entrance is free for children under the age of 10. There are guided tours available for those who wish to get a deeper understanding of Balinese arts and rich history. Opening hours are from 10AM to 6PM.
Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life.