10 Pictures of Bandung Geology Museum 2020 Entrance Ticket Prices History Address Opening Hours


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Location: Diponegoro Street No 57, Chaur Geulis, Kaler District, Bandung City, West Java 40122
Coordinates: Click Here
Rates:
Rp. 2,000 (Student), Rp. 3,000 (General), Rp. 10,000 (Domestic)
Operational hour:
08.00 – 16.00 WIB
Phone number:
022 721 3822

Price of admission

As for the ticket itself, it ranges from Rp. 2,000 for students and IDR 3,000 for local tourism. As for foreign tours, the Bandung city government sets a price of IDR 10,000.

It’s quite cheap and of course it won’t drain your wallet while on vacation.

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Want to take a vacation while studying? I think going to a museum is the right answer. When you go to Bandung, the Geology Museum is the destination.

Of course in this museum you can see and get a lot of information that you didn’t know before about the earth we live in.

The Geology Museum provides a presentation on natural science knowledge from the stories of living things to the resources that exist in the world.

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When you enter the museum, you have to leave your luggage at the storage area. Lots of people come to this museum from various backgrounds, from small children to adults.

In fact, not infrequently some school groups often come to this Geology Museum. In addition, several communities also frequently come and want to see first hand fossils that exist in ancient times.

The Geological Museum is currently protected by the government. Construction of this museum began on May 16, 1928.

And of course, some renovation experts have experienced to improve existing facilities and facilities for the convenience of visitors who come.

The renovation of the construction of this museum received assistance from the State of Japan. This museum has become part of a historical building in the city of Bandung besides Gedung Sate.

If you look at this museum from the front, it looks like an ordinary building, but once you enter it will see various interesting objects.

To enter this museum, of course you will be charged, because this building is still owned by the government so that the fee will be used for the construction of the museum to be better.

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Many review which tells about this museum. You can find all social media, such as website, artike blog or even youtube.

Before you decide to take a vacation here, you can see some videos that explain a little about the Geology Museum. So when you are in the place immediately your curiosity will be relieved.

History in Brief

The appearance of the Bandung Geological Museum itself is very synonymous with the existence of the Netherlands during the colonialism era in the country and the influence of the world at that time.

European geologists intensively carried out many geological and mining investigations in the Indonesian territory, which began in the mid-17th century.

It happened when countries in parts of the world, especially in Europe, were experiencing an Industrial revolution in the middle of the 18th century.

This is of course a race for Europeans to find many types and minerals that will be used as basic materials for their industry.

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By observing the large number of materials in Indonesia, the Dutch East Indies government was aware of the importance of controlling minerals in various regions in the archipelago at that time.

Through this description, the Dutch government hopes that the development of Industry in the country can develop with support from the results taken in its colony.

Then in 1850, an institution called Dienst Van hen Mijnwezen.

Until finally this institution changed its name to Dienst Van den Mijnbouw in 1922, which aims to carry out geological and mineral resource investigations in all regions of Indonesia.

Since its inception, the Bandung museum has innovated using funding assistance from JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency).

The museum, which was closed after renovating, was finally reopened and inaugurated by the Vice President of Indonesia, Megawati Soekarnoputri on 23 August 2000.

The Bandung museum has many historical relics from the colonial era, therefore this museum is under the protection of the government.

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A very diverse collection of geological research that has existed since 1850.

It consists of various kinds of fossils and various types of aid as well as mineral materials in the Bandung Geological Museum, divided into several exhibition rooms from the 1st and 2nd floor.

As for some of the collections in the Bandung museum room, you can find a lot of the Geology Museum Collection on the 1st Floor here, this floor consists of 3 rooms and of course it has different functions.

One of the rooms is the orientation room in the middle. This space contains the contents of Indonesia’s geographic map in form relief wide screen and showing various kinds of geological activities in the form of animation.

Then there is the west wing room. In this room itself, we can also know the special room for Indonesian geology which is divided into various rooms.

It can also provide us with a lot of information about the hypothesized shape of the earth in the solar system and the geology of Indonesia.

Furthermore, the east wing room, namely the history of the growth and development of living things in the world. Starting from ancient times to the present day.

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Here you can also find a collection of fossils ranging from human skulls that were previously found in Indonesia.

In addition, there is also information about the formation of the lake in ancient Bandung which is very legendary.

On the 2nd floor there is the Geology Museum Collection room which is divided into 3 main rooms, namely in the middle, then west and east with various functions.

First, the eastern room is divided into 7 small rooms where all of them are intended as information regarding the positive and negative aspects of the geological structure for our lives as humans in Indonesia.

Continued in the living room, in this room itself there is information about the largest gold mine in the world, which is located in the mountains of Tengan Irian Jaya.

Then, in the west room, which is a special room for the staff of the Bandung Geology Museum. Or it could be called a staff office.

Benefits of Visiting

This museum, which is located precisely in the city of Bandung, is often visited by local and foreign tourists. besides that in this museum there are also visits in various events study tour.

It also illustrates how much history is contained in this Museum. some of the collections that can be found in this museum are rocks, fossils and minerals.

In addition to the many historical objects, at the Bandung museum, we can also learn various things related to natural disasters, the earth and the proper use of resources.

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With so much information, of course it has its own benefits for visitors such as obtaining information about how the struggle for independence in the city of Bandung.

In addition, it can provide motivation for us on how to preserve historical heritage items.

For their own purposes, visitors can invite their families apart from traveling but can also teach their children about the history of Indonesia’s struggles.

For the people of Bandung, this museum is certainly a place that has its own historical value.

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As for some of the things that you will get when visiting this geology museum in Bandung, besides friends, you can add knowledge about various kinds of fossils, rocks and minerals.

You will add knowledge related to natural disasters, the earth, the use of resources properly.

Therefore, a visit to this museum will be an experience that you will never forget, especially those from outside the city of Bandung. Besides the social sciences that we get, we also have to know about natural science.

Road Route

The museum which is located in the city of Bandung is located at Jalan Diponegoro Number 57, Bandung, West Java. The location of the museum itself is very easy to reach because of its very strategic location and is in the city center.

If you want to use public transportation from outside the city, you can take angkot number 10 while at the terminal. This Angkot has a route from Hall Station to Sadang Serang.

When riding this angkot, ask the driver to drop off at the Pusdai Mosque junction.

Then you have to take an angkot that goes back to the number 05 which is green-black, whose route is Cicaheum to Ledeng which passes the Bandung Geological Museum.

The route is actually the same as to Gedung Sate, because it is located close to the Bandung museum, which is both an icon of the city itself.

There is another alternative for those of you who are going to the Geology Museum, if you use a private vehicle, for example a motorbike or a dining car, this is the route.

You can use the Pasteur toll road, after exiting the toll gate you will pass the stop light at the Gunungbatu intersection.

Now at this intersection you can take a straight direction and will find Pasopai road then take the right lane and will see a Gazibu then take the right again and currently you are on Sentot Alibasyah street.

From here you just turn left and you will meet Jalan Diponegoro.

If you are still having trouble, we will also help you with the coordinates above.

You can connect the coordinates with Google map which exist in handphone.

You can download and access it right away. With this, you will find it easier to find the Geology Museum when you don’t know the direction at all while in Bandung.

Or you can take the direction to Gedung Sate because the location of this building is not too far away. The Geology Museum and Gedung Sate are located in the center of Bandung.

Opening hours

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For opening hours, the museum itself is opened at 09.00 WIB until 15.30 WIB from Monday to Thursday, while on Friday and national holidays the museum is closed.

Then it is reopened on Saturdays and Sundays from 09.00 WIB to 13.30 WIB.

During holidays and weekends arrive you don’t be surprised if this museum is full of visitors. So you have to be willing to wait in line when you want to see the objects in this Geology Museum.

So when are you going to go to the Bandung Geology Museum in West Java?

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