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Exhibits of the National Museum of Indonesia

Museum Nasional Courtyard

Exhibits of the 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

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“Still water runs deep.” Indonesian Proverb

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