Museum & Art Gallery

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Museum of The Asian-African Conference / Gedung Merdeka

The museum, also known as Gedung Merdeka (“Independence Building”), was built in 1879 by Dutch architects, Van Galen and Wolff Schoemaker, and was named Societeit Concodia. The Dutch used this building as a function building, which was the best they had those days in Bandung.
After Indonesia gained its independence, the country held the so-called Asia-Africa Conference in this building froms 18 to 24 April 1955 where twenty nine countries from Asia and Africa were present. The building was officially turned into a museum in 1980.
For more information, kindly visit http://asianafricanmuseum.org/en/

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Bandung Geological Museum

First established on 16 May 1929 by a Dutch administrator, the museum was renovated with financial help from Japan International Cooperation Agency and reopened on 23 August 2000.
The museum has hundreds of thousands of artifacts and fossils, as well as tens of thousands of mineral deposits, rocks and so on that were collected in Indonesia since 1850, as well as objects from overseas. From all collections that they have, the museum only displays 10% of them and they keep the rest of the collections in the “Documentation Room”. There is a library, which is located next to the museum that gives you more information about geology. However, their books are not for loan (in-house photocopy is allowed).
For more information, kindly visit http://tempatwisatadibandung.info/museum-geologi-bandung/

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Indonesia Postal Museum

The museum is located in the same block as Gedung Sate and the building itself was completed in 1920, then turned into a museum named Museum Post Telegraph and Telephones, in 1931. The government of Indonesia changed the name to Museum Pos dan Giro (Postal Museum) in 1983 and later changed the name to Museum Pos Indonesia (Indonesia Postal Museum) in 1995.
For more information, kindly visit http://tempatwisatadibandung.info/museum-geologi-bandung/

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Museum Sri Baduga Jawa Barat

Museum Sri Baduga is one of the more recently built museums in Bandung, constructed in 1974, and was inaugurated by the Indonesian minister of education on 5 June 1980. The name of Sri Baduga is taken from a former Sundanese king from the 15th century. Currently the museum runs an enhancement program, aiming for a full completion in 2013. It has more than 6,600 items, mostly about Sundanese culture, history and some Chinese artifacts that were found in West Java. The museum also displays replicas of Sundanese traditional musical instruments, housing, transportation, statues, and even weaponry.
For more information, kindly visit http://museumsribaduga.jabarprov.go.id/

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Selasar Sunaryo Art Space

Selasar Sunaryo Art Space (SSAS) is a not-for profit organsiation that works to develop arts and culture in Indonesia. Its opened to public in 1998 and continues to actively promote the development of all aspects of art, throughout Bandung and Indonesia. Home to a collection of stylish contemporary paintings, photographs and handicrafts, the Selasar Sunaryo Art Space regularly features the works of up-and-coming local artists. The Selasar Cafe (Kopi Selasar) and Cinderamata Selasar gift shop complete the main attractions.
For more information, kindly visit http://www.selasarsunaryo.com/

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Nu Art Sculpture Park

Located at the northern part of Bandung in West Java, Indonesia, NuArt Sculpture Park was first opened to public in the year of 2000. Like its name, NuArt Sculpture Park primarily exhibits the works of the sculptor Nyoman Nuarta that spans from the beginning of his careerto the latest masterpieces. The 3 ha park was specifically designed and developed for art lovers. It offers limitless resources for those who seek knowledge in art and design. With NuArt building as the park’s landmark, Nuarta has created a very special place for artists, designers and other art-goers to meet,discuss and share their common interests.
For more information, kindly visit http://www.nuarta.com/park.htm

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