Perhaps the name Museum Angkut is familiar to your ears. When the school holidays arrive and weekends, Museum Angkut is one of the tourist attractions in Indonesia which is crowded with visitors.
Do not know, then do not love. Are you curious and want to visit the Museum of Transport in Batu City? Well, you better know what can be done there later. At least, you can do 7 interesting things at the Museum of Transport.
1. Enter the Presidential Aircraft VVIP Cabin
Who doesn’t want to try to enter the VVIP cabin of the Presidential Airplane? Museum Angkut can fulfill your desire to take a peek at how the VVIP cabin usually ridden by the president.
Runaway 27 is the answer. Even though it’s just a replica, the VVIP cabin on Runaway 27 is made to resemble the original.
In addition to sitting relaxed in the cabin seat, you can also enter the cockpit, aka the wheelhouse and watch the flight safety control demo at the Inflight Safety Simulation.
In addition to the Presidential Aircraft, you can also see the Presidential Helicopter, Bell 47J Siwalet.
Bell 47J Siwalet is not a replica, but the original helicopter used by President Soekarno.
As additional information, this helicopter was the result of negotiations between the Indonesian government and the United States in an effort to release the hostage who was a CIA agent. So cool is President Soekarno?
2. Dance and Sing with the Superheroes
Superheroes are not only able to fight criminals and save humans like in the movies you usually watch. At Museum Angkut, superheroes have other abilities, namely dancing and singing with museum visitors.
Just come to the Broadway Zone at 4:30 pm. There, you can see Batman, Superman, Spiderman, and other superheroes rocking to the beat of the music.
Not only superheroes, you can also see the criminals rocking together happily. Don’t forget to prepare a camera to take photos with them!
3. Driving the Superhero Vehicles
How does it feel to be behind the wheel of the Batmobile that is used for speeding? Virtual Reality or VR technology makes you feel the sensation of driving the Batmobile.
You will be invited to speed and crash into objects along the way, just like the scene of Batman chasing his enemy.
Before starting your adventure, you will be asked to wear special glasses to add to the fun of your speeding activities. Every time you hit something, you can feel the shock in the car.
One Batmobile can fit up to 8 people. You can invite friends and family, then quickly chase the criminals!
4. Walk along Chinatown and Batavia
Chinese culture has been embedded in the archipelago for a long time. The influence extends from food to fashion. No wonder the Museum of Transport provides a special zone for Chinatown.
Walking down a small street with red lanterns to decorate and classic vehicles parked by the side of the road makes you feel you are not in a museum.
From Chinatown, you can continue your adventure to Batavia, aka Jakarta, the old days. Kota Station will welcome you with a replica of a black steam train which became one of the mainstays of transportation in its time.
5. Watching 3D Mapping Show
The buildings and replicas that are made to resemble the original conditions of each zone look amazing, how about adding a 3-dimensional video game?
To be able to prove its beauty for yourself, you have to stay at the Museum of Transport until the night. Every 19:45 hours, the buildings inside the museum will display 3-dimensional images according to the theme.
Enjoying the night with the reflection of 3D images on the walls of the museum plus the bright colorful lights will be one of the most memorable experiences on vacation.
6. Recognizing Nusantara Culture through Mask Collection
Satisfied seeing a variety of typical Indonesian and foreign vehicles, now is the time to get to know the culture of the archipelago through a collection of hundreds of masks from Sabang to Merauke. Try entering the Indonesian Heritage Museum and you will be amazed by the uniqueness of this meticulously carved mask.
Eits, it’s not just masks, you can also see other collections collected from various regions in the country. Don’t forget to read the information so you know the area of origin and get to know the history of each.
7. Dine at the Nusantara Floating Market
Who says floating markets only exist in Kalimantan? Museum Angkut also has a floating market known as the Nusantara Floating Market. Just try taking a boat to go around the floating market, you can stop at the booth you want and buy souvenirs there.
At the Nusantara Floating Market, you will never run out of delicious menus. Various main dishes and typical light snacks can be an option for dining with family and friends.
How? Interested in visiting the Museum of Transport? Tourist attractions located on Jl. Terusan Sultan Agung No 2, Ngaglik, Kota Batu, East Java, can be reached by private as well as public vehicles such as trains.
If you come from outside the city and choose to take the train, you can get off Malang City Station and continue by taxi to the Angkut Museum.
For easier ordering, you can order train tickets together with the Museum Angkut entrance ticket on Traveloka. Don’t forget to check the promo page because who knows you can save more. Have a good vacation!