Activities and Travel Tips

Sugar museum and factory Klaten

In Klaten you will find the Gulamuseum. A sugar museum near the Pambanan, which is worth a visit. It is the only sugar museum in all of South-East Asia. You will get a tour through the museum and can discover the history of the sugar industry. You will see instruments, sugar cane mills and steam locomotives. The most famous locomotive there is the Simbah locomotive from 1818, formerly used for the transport of sugar cane. You can then visit a sugar factory in operation. There is still working with a machine from 1893 of the company Stork from the Netherlands. The museum is open from May to October.