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Top 10 Museums You Should Visit in Indonesia



A museum is one of the important things to keep the heritage of the past civilization. As a good country, it is obligation to build a museum to keep ancient things so that prevent from destroy or keep in good condition. In this article, the will review about 10 museum in Indonesia.

Inscription Park Museum

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Inscription Park Museum

Inscription Park museum has the different from than other museum which in a building. This museum is a cemetery.  It is inaugurated as museum in July 9, in 1977.  It has 1.2 ha in width. It is a cemetery from Hollands, but it has relocated before it is inaugurated as museum.

Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Museum

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Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Museum

Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II is a museum located in Palembang. It is made to respect Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II. It draws the Sriwijaya Era through all of things inside this museum like Budha Sakyamuni statue, ancient money, Palembang king pedigree and etc.

Sangiran Primordial Museum

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Sangiran Primordial Museum

It is about 3000 fossil from 13 milions fossil discovered from Sangiran is saved in Sangiran Primordial Museum. It is known as Sangiran dome which collects 65 percents fossil primordial hominid in Indonesia and it was given by UNESCO as world cultural heritage in 1996.

Zoology Museum

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Zoology Museum

By visiting Zoology Museum, you can see collections of unlived faunas. It is located in three km from Bogor Station. Dr. JC Koningsberger is the pioneer of this museum. In this museum consist of 1100 bird fossils, 650 of mammal fossils, 600 of reptile and fish and 10.000 of insect.

Borobudur Samudraraksa Museum

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Samudraraksa Ship

In the Borobudur Samudraraksa Museum consist of replica of Samudraraksa sailed from Jakarta to Ghana in August 2003. It has 18.29 meters in length, and 4.5 meters in width. The journey of the ship in Kayumanis route is the inspiration of Samudraraksa sailing.

House of Sampoerna Museum

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House of Sampoerna Museum

House of Sampoerna Museum is a museum created by Liem Seeng Tee, the founder of Sampoerna Company from Surabaya. In this museum consist of the first Liem’s Cigarette shop, his old bicycle and motor cycle, tool of making cigarette, and etc. You can also try to make cigarette in this museum.

Indonesian Bank Museum

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Indonesian Bank Museum

The museum located in Pintu Besar Utara 3, Jakarta saves all of the things related to the journey of Indonesia Bank. This building use De Jawasche Bank which founded in 1828. In this museum is equipped with the sophisticated and modern technology to service the visitor.

Trowolan Museum

 

Trowolan Museum is located in Pendopo Agung Trowulan street, Mojokerto, East Java. It consists of the Majapahit artifacts collections and other palace artifacts like Singosari, Kahuripan, and Kediri. The inauguration of this museum is in 1987.

Police Association Museum

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Police Association Museum

Police association Museum serves all of the things related to police association like police association history and documentation. This building has three floors with contain hundred of photos and historical things which arranged neatly and presented through Bahasa and English.

Siwalime Museum

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Siwalima Museum

Siwalime Museum is founded in November 1973 located in Taman Makmur Street, Maluku, to be the marine museum which serves the rich of marine life in Maluku in two building. This museum contains marine creature, fishing tools, kind of ships and three whale skeleton collections.


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