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National Museum of Indonesia

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National Museum of Indonesia

The National Museum of Indonesia is an archaeological, historical, ethnological, and geographical museum. Its broad collections cover all of Indonesia’s history. The museum’s collection is over 141,000 objects, ranging from prehistoric artefacts to archaeology, numismatics, ceramics, ethnography, history and geography collections.

The National Museum of Indonesia also has comprehensive collections of stone statues of the classical Hindu-Buddhist period of ancient Java and Sumatra, as well as quite extensive collections of Asian ceramics.

Exhibits of the National Museum of Indonesia

Information on the National Museum of Indonesia

National Museum of Indonesia

  • Museum:                       National Museum of Indonesia
  • Indonesian:                  Museum Nasional
  • City:                                Jakarta
  • Country:                        Republic of Indonesia
  • Established:                  1778
  • Type:                              Archaeology museums
  • Location:                       Jl. Medan Merdeka Barat No.12, Jakarta, Indonesia

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“Still water runs deep.” Indonesian Proverb

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Photo Credits: 1) By Photo Dharma from Sadao, Thailand (001 General View of Museum) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons