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Understanding Museum in Indonesia

In general terms the museum can be interpreted as the repository of relics of history are laid out in such a way to facilitate the public to watch. According to Wikipedia, a museum is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance and makes them available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary. Museum serves to collect, maintain, and presenting and preserving the cultural heritage of the community for the purpose of study, research and enjoyment or entertainmen.
Based on Government Regulation No. 19 In 1995, the museum is an institution, storage, maintenance, security and utilization of objects material evidence and the result of human culture and the natural environment to support the protection and preservation of the cultural wealth of the nation. Meanwhile, according to the International Council of Museums (ICOM): Guidelines for Museum Indoneisa …

Deer Watching at Tahura Wan Abdul Rachman, Bandar Lampung.

When you are in Bandar Lampung, deer watching can be one of your agenda of visiting Lampung Province. Apart from other destination of education tourism, Deer Sanctuary in Tahura (Taman Hutan Rakyat-People's Forest Park) Wan Abdul Rachman is close to city center, precisely in Kelurahan Sumber Agung, Kecamatan Kemiling, Bandar Lampung. Geographically, it is only one kilometer away from Taman Kupu Kupu Gita Persada and located next to Kampung Durian, a new destination of ecotourism in Bandar Lampung.  There are two alternatives of access road into the sanctuary; you take the governor office at Jalan Walter Monginsidi as you first reference point. Then, you will need to find Taman Wisata Wira Garden Bumi Kedaton Resort  at Jalan Way Rachman as your second reference point through Jalan Raden Imba which will take you a winding, up and down road before reaching Bumi Kedaton Resort. Once you are here, it is the only road to get there going up to the foot of Mount Betung. The second acces…

Visit Museums in Indonesia : List of Museums

Indonesia today inherits from the Dutch colonization among others the institution of museum. Museum institution, currently, has not considered as the center of study and leisure by the majority of Indonesians. Despite this,the government has put much effort into making museums as part of education program.

The majority of big cities,however, has built museums by the Government of Indonesia under the sectoral program in the Ministry of National Education.  Learn more on Indonesia and it's past by visiting museums across the country. For more information on museums in Indonesia, visit
Museum locations in Indonesia are clustered by big islands: Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, kalimantan, Sulawesi, Maluku, and Papua.
Sumatra Most museums in Sumatra specialized on cultural heritage such as textiles and other traditional artifacts.
Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam 
Museum Tsunami Aceh, Jl. Sultan Iskandar Muda, Sukarami, Kota Banda Aceh.Museum Malukusale…