If you want to know more about Jogja in a long time ago, one of the tourist objects that you shouldn’t miss is Museum Sonobudoyo. This museum has art things and handicraft from Java, Madura, Bali, and Lombok culture. As the collection is getting more complete, the government extends its exhibition room to Dalem Condrokiranan complex. Dalem Condrokiranan lies on the east side of north Alun-alun Yogyakarta, in Wijilan street to be exact. This site is well known as Museum Sonobudoyo unit II.
Museum Sonobudoyo unit II was dedicated by Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X in 28 October 1928. This museum shows culture collection representing Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta province. Pendopo Dalem Condrokiranan is used as the showroom. Visitors can enjoy the exhibition that contains paintings, symbols, map, data bank, culture inheritance things. We can also know more about Jogja in general.
Four showrooms buildings unit includes:
- Ist room (Nature, Environment, and Culture)
There are information about flora and fauna that representing Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta.
- 2nd room (History and Culture)
There are history, language, education, social organization, life equipments, and technology information in this showroom.
- 3rd room (Art)
This showroom presents information about modern and traditional art that exist and develop in Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta. The museum officers has provide the art map of Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta so that the visitors can know the location from what kind of art that are already known.
- 4th room (Transportation, Container, Clothes, Foods, Means of Livelihood, and Religion)
This showroom presents information about all kinds of equipments used by people in Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta that includes transportation, container, clothes, foods, means of livelihood, and religion)