Museum on Shadow Puppets


Proyak Pengembangan Penmuseuman. Denpasar, Bali.


McGill University, 845 Sherbrooke Street, West, Montreal, Que H3A 2TS. Collection of puppets, books and toy theatre.British Collumbia – Centennial Museum, 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver 9, B.C.


Musee International de la Marionette, Hotel de Gadagne, Rue de Gadagne, 69001 Lyon
A very good collection of all types of puppets.
Musee de l’Homme, Palais de Chaillot, 75116 Paris
Collection of shadow puppets from the world.


Theatre Museum, University of Cologne, Abertus Magnus Platz, D 5000, Cologne 41, Germany.
Over 1500 exhibits are there.
Puppentheatersammlung der Stadt Munchen, St-Jakobs-Platx 1, 2, Munich, Germany.
Largest and finest puppet museum in the world.


Sangeet Natak Akademi Museum Rabindra Bhawan, Feroze Shah Road,
New Delhi – 110 001, India.
A good collection of traditional leather puppets with slides, photographs, books and video tapes.


Koleksi Perpustakaan Museum Nasional, Indonesia.


Museum Negeri Mou Tantular, Java.


Museum of State Central Puppet Theatre, Moscow, Russia.
It has a large collection of puppets from all over the world.


Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Health Road, London, E 2. Extensive collection of all type of puppets, dolls and toys.
British Museum, London.
Horniman Museum and Library, London Road, Forest Hill, London SE 23.
Small collection from UK, Belgium, Africa and Asia.
Liverpool – morseyside country Museums, William Brown Street, Liverpool.
Good collection of Javanese shadow show.
The Museum of London, 150, London Wall, London EC 2.
Great store and viewed by arrangement.
Oxford – Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford.
Good collection of Shadow puppets.
The Raffles collection fo Javanese Puppets and a selection of Chinese Puppets.
Victoria & Albert Museum, London.


Illinois – Field Museum of Natural History, Roosevelt Road at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, TL 60605.
Collection of shadow puppets from Asia.
New Jersey – Gest Oriental Library, Institute for Advanced Study, Olden Lane, Princeton, New Jersey 08540.
Collection of 2500 Chinese shadow figures.
Pensylvania – Mercer Museum Pine and Ashland Strs. Doylestown, PA 18901.
Collection of Sicilian and Chinese shadow.
University Museum, University of Pensylvania, Uni. Park, Pen 16802.
Collection of Javanese Shadow puppets.
Virginia – University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia 23173.
Collection of Japanese, Chinese and Mexican puppets.