Location: Jalan BKR No.185, Animal Protector, Astanaanyar, Bandung City, West Java 40243, Indonesia
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HTM: Rp. 2,500
Open and close: 08.00 – 16.00 (Tuesday – Sunday)
Telephone: 022 5210976
Price of admission
The Sri Baduga Museum has an entrance ticket price of Rp. 2,500 per person.
The operational hours of this museum are 8 am to 4 pm. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, while every Monday is closed.
Bung Karno once said that a great nation is a nation capable of preserving and preserving history.
This of course is intended so that the Indonesian people do not forget about the role and also the history of how Indonesia can escape from colonialism and also seize independence.
To remind us of the role of heroes, in Indonesia there are many museums that display and also provide information about stories historical Indonesia in the past.
This is to provide knowledge to young people who are now starting to erode with the times.
In big cities such as Jakarta, Bandung and also Jogja, museums have an important role to play in providing and presenting information to today’s young people.
Even though this role has started to erode, in fact the museum is still very important.
Bandung is one of the cities that presents a very thick colonial concept. This of course is related to the introduction of history to the people of Bandung.
Besides that, there is also a museum here that introduces historical stories from the past and also the cultural stories of the Sundanese people who developed in this Flower City.
Getting to know the Museum
Sri Baduga Museum is one of the historical tourism areas in Bandung which is quite famous.
This of course facilitates the introduction of the art history and culture of West Java which has Sundanese ancestry to the communities around Bandung and also Indonesia.
Moreover, the shape of this museum building has a long suhunan style with a characteristic stage which is typical of West Java. Coupled with the many historical objects in it.
Sri Baduga Museum is one of the museums located in the city of Bandung and introduces the history of art, culture and the development of the city Paris Van Java.
The location of the Sri Baduga Museum is on Jalan BKR 185 or the southern ring road which is located close to spot history in the city of Bandung, namely Tegallega field.
Besides being close to the historical area, this museum is also close to landmark city namely the Bandung Lautan Api Monument.
The Sri Baduga Museum building, which was established in early 1974, has a shape like a house on stilts and is equipped with a long suhunan.
This of course reflects and also describes typical houses and buildings from West Java.
Of course, the Sri Baduga Museum has been renovated several times to maintain the image of the building. And of course to preserve the history in it.
This historical tourist area in Bandung certainly has a very high historical value.
And finally inaugurated with the name Museum by the West Java government. The renovation process and also the stages of building the museum were inaugurated on 5 June 1980.
At that time, the Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia, Dr. David Yusuf, inaugurated the museum as a museum that has a significant role.
The design of the original museum building was retained during the first renovations. Meanwhile, architectural additions modern there are all around from the museum.
The construction of the Sri Baduga Museum is of course to preserve the historical and cultural heritage that is characteristic of West Java.
In this museum, of course, has historical value and also invaluable knowledge.
Now the Sri Baduga Museum area is a historical tourist spot that can be used as a vacation spot to provide information and knowledge to children about the arts and culture of the city of Bandung.
Moreover, the Sri Baduga Museum certainly provides complete information. Educational tours that can be given to children from an early age so they can get to know the local culture.
A brief History
The Sri Baduga Museum is one of the museums in the city of Bandung that provides information about art and culture.
This museum is built on an area of about 8,500 m2 and is located in the center or center of Bandung. And the location itself is close to the famous shopping area, Cibaduyut.
The Sri Baduga Museum has its own sections that can be visited by tourists. This first section can be intended for the general public or commonly called the Public Area.
In this area, tourists can also visit the exhibition building or auditorium area. Meanwhile, the second area is more devoted to non-public or non public area.
This is usually reserved for the office of the Head of the Museum, the Sub Division of Administration, the Working Group for Guidance, Education, Conservation, Preparation to the Collection Storage Building which will later be exhibited in this museum.
The Sri Baduga Museum was founded in 1990. At that time the name was not yet the Sri Baduga Museum, but the West Java Province State Museum.
Finally, through a decree from the Minister of Education and Culture through the Kepmendikbud letter number 02223/0/1990 on April 4, 1990, this museum finally has the name Sri Baduga.
The name Sri Badugan itself was taken from one of the names of the Sundanese kings who at that time reigned on Pakuan Pajajaran’s earth in the 16th century AD.
This name itself is written in one of the inscriptions called the Batutulis Inscription which is located in the city of Bogor. In the inscription is written the name SRI BADUGA MAHARAJA RATU HAJI I PAKWAN PAJAJARAN SRI RATU DEWATA.
This museum is indeed intended to provide information to the public about the world of art and culture and the life of Sundanese people in the past.
And the Sri Baduga Museum has many collections that are ready to provide knowledge and education.
Here, tourists can see a very complete collection of historical objects.
Tourists can find historical objects from the fields of geology, biology, ethnography and archeology.
Besides that, you can also find historical objects from the historical sector, numismatics or heraldry, philology and ceramics, fine arts and technology.
The Sri Baduga Museum is recorded to have a collection of historical objects of around 5,367 pieces. Of course, this historical relic is very valuable and invaluable.
Of the many collections that can be seen and enjoyed in this museum, of course, collections from the ethnographic sector are very dominant.
It is not wrong if this museum really introduces the world of art and culture as well as the life of people in Sundanese in the past. This collection is very closely related to the Sundanese culture.
The number of collections from the ethnographic sector is not only in the form of original objects.
Here, tourists can also see replica objects, miniatures, photos to mockups which are added with very complete and complete information.
These historical collection objects can be found in the exhibition area and also in the documentation which is equipped with a computer information system or in the storage room
The Sri Baduga Museum Bandung in 1989 and 1992 became one of the buildings that was used as a cultural heritage and also a milestone in the city of Bandung.
Since the beginning, this museum has been used as a place devoted to providing information and education to people in the city of Bandung and also in Indonesia.
The Sri Baduga Museum is also a place or vehicle that has an important role to support science in the education sector and also in the world of tourism or recreation.
From 1989 to 1992, the museum finally made improvements and renovations on the 3rd floor. The renovations gave changes to the exhibition area or space.
This is of course in order to provide convenience to tourists and also to make it easier to divide functions in the museum area.
There are many facilities that can be found in the educational tourism area of the Sri Baduga Museum that tourists can find.
And this museum has 3 floors which will make it easier for visitors to get a brief and comprehensive overview of the story of the natural history and culture of the people of West Java.
In addition, tourists can also get the distinctive features of the style and variety of the Sundanese people, including the phases of their development.
When visiting the Sri Baduga Museum, in this first floor area tourists will be invited to see the early developments of history in the natural sector and also in the cultural sector of West Java.
Here, tourists can see how changes in natural conditions have led to the formation of the province of West Java.
Here, visitors can also find various relics from Prehistoric times and also in the very thick Hindu-Buddhist era.
Moving to the second floor, tourists will be invited to see and also get information about the world of art and culture.
Here, visitors can see traditional cultural exhibitions which will introduce the lifestyle and livelihoods of the people of West Java in the past.
In this area, visitors will also be shown how trade and transportation systems in West Java were in the past.
On the second floor, you will also be introduced to the influence of Islamic and European culture as well as the complete history of the nation’s struggle. Here also there are regional symbols of West Java.
While on the 3rd floor, visitors can see various collections from the ethnographic sector which have various forms and also very complete functions. Starting from containers, arts to foreign ceramics can be found in this area.
Currently, the public’s enthusiasm and appreciation for the museum is indeed lacking.
Therefore, the Sri Baduga Museum in the city of Bandung provides facilities that can support educational activities that introduce history to the public.
Like a periodic exhibition held in the auditorium that can be used by anyone. Then there is a traveling exhibition and also a joint exhibition with various museums throughout Indonesia.
This is certainly very useful for providing information and education to the wider community.