The National Museum of Indonesia

The National Museum Of Indonesia

The National Museum is also known as the Elephant Museum or Elephant Building, Gedung Gajah. This name has developed from the little bronze elephant statue in the forecourt of the building. The Museum holds treasures from all of Indonesia’s territories and here they are preserved for all to see. Beyond just holding valuable artifacts this collection really[…]

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Museum Gajah (National Museum)

The National Museum, Popularly Known As The Elephant Building

The history of the museum started in 24 April 1778 when a group of Dutch scholar and intellectuals in Batavia founding an organization of arts & culture. The name of the organization is Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen. The organization aimed to promote and publish arts and culture research particularly in history, archeology and[…]

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