Indonesia is an archipelagic state located in Southeast Asia. Known for its diverse society and vibrant cultural fabric, Indonesia is the fourth most populous nation in the world. It is home to numerous cultural landmarks, leisure attractions, shopping districts and beautiful nature parks. Some of the most popular and exciting tourist destinations of Indonesia are Jakarta, Ubud, Bali, and Yogyakarta.
Indonesia has a long and colorful history and each one of the different ethnicities and races of Indonesia have their own history as well. Therefore Indonesia has a colorful heritage to boast of, which is witnessed at the National Museum of Indonesia. Showcasing the history, geography, cultural backgrounds and common heritage of mankind, the National Museum of Indonesia is a great place to gather some intriguing insights about Indonesia, its people, and its lifestyle over the ages.
Located in Central Jakarta’s Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat, the National Museum of Indonesia was established in 1778 during the Dutch Era of Indonesia. It promises to offer you and educational and insightful experience, and will surely be cherished by lovers of history and archeology. The Museum contains seven different collection; Geography, History, Archeology, Numismatic & Ceramic, Prehistoric, Ethnography, and Art Galleries, each with many priceless artifacts and items which have been carefully collected and catalogued and displayed for you to witness. All together the Museum holds over 61,000 artifacts and relics hailing from various periods of Indonesia’s history. Some of the highlights of the museum include its many valuable stone works and sculptures dating back to the 1st Century BC, precious gold and silver artifacts decorated with precious stones, fossils of millions of years old homo-erectus fossils, and crafts and batik works of different cultures of Indonesia. The Museum is also equipped with resource centers, educational facilities, and interactive exhibitions which are sure to enhance the quality of the experience the museum will provide. So if you are interested in going back through the various eras of Indonesia’s history, make a visit to the National Museum of Indonesia.
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Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.