Dream Museum Zone Overview

A perfect 3D museum, known as the Dream Museum Zone, began in Korea. It is one of the popular places to visit in Kuta. The numerous trick arts appear in the museum make its fame glitter. At the entrance itself you can experience the mind-blowing illusion trickery and as you enter the interiors you will be bewitched to see the labyrinth of an Egyptian pyramid. You will be taken to immerse into the world of imagination and then you will be lead to witness a never expected scenario. Places from Venice to Egypt to the Amazon you will come across and you will unknowingly pose for the best shots of your life. There are 120 art pieces created by renowned illusion artists belong to Korea.

With its unique art features and installations, Dream Museum Zone in Bali offers you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of becoming a part of fairytale worlds. One of the most popular attractions in Bali, the Dream Museum Zone is a unique gallery franchise that allows one to experience paintings and installations as live action through the use of optical illusion.

The Dream Museum Zone is a trick eye museum, operating on 3 dimensional art by creating optical illusions. The museum in Bali showcases Balinese landscapes and scenes from Bali’s cultural history through the use of optical arts. Explore these captivating illusions as part of our Bali tour packages and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage and stunning landscapes of Bali.

The museum houses nearly 120 different illusions, including that of underwater marine life and Egyptian pyramids. The inception of the Dream Museum Zone, or DMZ, occurred first in Korea. As the popularity of the museum grew quickly, DMZ developed multiple centers across the world, one of them being in Bali. 

Unlike regular museums, the usual rule of “no touching” and “no photography” is not applied to the Dream Museum Zone. In fact, visitors are encouraged to feel their way through the various exhibits, which require the utility of all five senses in order to fully experience the Museum’s illusory tricks. Spectators are also encouraged to take photographs within the various exhibits, which places them in multiple fantastical situations. 

The museum is divided into fourteen different zones according to the themes of the exhibits housed within them: Contemporary, Egypt, Aquarium, Safari, Renaissance, 18+ Area, Sport, Indonesia, Dream Park, Big & Small, Venice, Korean Pavilion, Luminescence Zone & Jurassic Park. While some exhibits are best enjoyed alone, most of the artwork requires two or more people to create a fun scenario. 

The hospitable staff at the Dream Museum Zone are always ready for creative tips on how to best post within the exhibits, and also help choose the best angle to take a photograph form. It is compulsory to remove all shoes before entering the Museum premises, which is then carried to the exit gate by the staff to avoid any inconvenience on the part of the visitors.

Highlight: Among the attractions, Renaissance and Luminescence pavilions steal the hearts of anyone visiting here. The Renaissance pavilion has a lot of parodies of famous paintings. Mona Lisa carrying a fruit basket or Van Gogh standing with shaving foam or different animal themes paintings are all making the interior quite amusing. You are free to pose as you are really in these places or situations as the 3-dimensional illusion art makes everything look like alive.

Timings: 09:00 am to 10:00 pm on all days.

Entry fee: USD 10 is the entry fee per person.

Location: Jl. Nakula No. 33X, Legian. It is located at a distance of 1.6 kms from Seminyak.

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How To Reach

The Ngurah Rai International Airport is located around 8.5 kilometers away from the Dream Museum Zone. There is no public transport connecting the two places. The only way to arrive at the DMZ from the Airport is to take a taxi or a cab, or to drive here in one’s own car.

It takes around 15 minutes to drive to the Museum from the Airport, depending upon traffic. One can also rent a bike or a scooter to travel between the two places.

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Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit the Museum is during the warmer summer months between May and July. During this time, the weather in Bali remains relatively warm and showers are few. The Museum remains extremely crowded during the weekends, especially during the holiday season.

It is best to visit the Museum during weekdays. It is also advisable to visit Dream Museum Zone during the early evening, after 04.00pm, when the crowd here is the least.

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Other Essential Information

- Location: Jl. Nakula No.33X, Legian, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia

- Timings: The museum remains open between 09.00AM to 10.00PM on all days of the week.

- Price : The tickets are priced at Rp. 100,000 for locals, and USD 10 for foreigners. Entry is free for children below the age of 3 years.

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Tips for Visiting Dream Museum Zone

1. Booking tickets online is recommended, to avail special discounts.

2. Do not forget to take your camera along while visiting the Dream Museum Zone. If you dont have a camera, keep your phone batteries at full charge as continuous photography may be a heavy strain on the battery life.

3. Look out for the photo points marked out on the floor of the Museum, which mark the best angle and spot for taking a picture in an exhibit.

4. If you run out of postures or ideas for posing within an exhibit, do not hesitate to ask the Museum staff, who are only a call away.

5. There is a parking lot available at the Museum.

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Dream Museum Zone FAQs

What is unique about Dream Museum Zone?

The most unique feature about Dream Museum Zone is its variety of themes while dealing with trick art. The museum, dealing in optical illusions and 3D paintings, provides exhibitions showcasing scenes from around the world and across all periods of time.

The Dream Museum Zone in Bali also features a special zone dedicated to Indonesia itself, that includes paintings of the Goa Gajah Temple as well as the Leak Icon, the Balinese icon of evil.

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How long does it take to go around Dream Museum Zone?

It takes around 3-4 hours to properly enjoy all the spoils that Dream Museum Zone has to offer. Although the museum is not very large in size, there are many. It takes considerable time to explore all the exhibits and paintings in the museum, and take pictures with and within the scenarios.

Is camera allowed in the museum?

Yes. Cameras are not only allowed but also actively encouraged by the staff. Photography is the most popular activity conducted within the museum. Carrying a camera, with a tripod if possible, is highly recommended while visiting the Dream Museum Zone. If you don’t have a camera, it is recommended that you carry a phone with yourself that will be equipped with a high quality camera.

What is the history of the museum?

The Dream Museum was initially established in Korea as a 3D art museum. The museum in Korea rose to popularity fairly quickly, and multiple ventures were then established around the world, one of them being in Bali.

How to reach Dream Museum Zone by public transport?

Bali does not have any public transport per se. However, it is quite easy to rent cars here. Car rentals are quite common in the streets of Bali. One can easily rent a car, with or without a driver, at an approximate cost of 600,000 Indonesian Rupiah per 12 hours. Alternatively, one can hire a motorbike or scooter to travel to the Dream Museum Zone.

Motorbike rentals are quite easy to find in Bali. The cost of the rental depends on the type of bike rented, as well as the duration of the lease. An approximate cost for motorbike rental is IDR 75,000 per 24 hours. Motorbike taxi services are also widely available here.

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