Bali museum


Bali museum located at Mayor Wisnu Street Denpasar, Bali. It is really easy to find this place because there are a lot of important place around it. On the west side of this place there is a temple called Jagatnatha temple and Lapangan Puputan Badung in front of it.

Bali Museum built, because Balinese people know how important cultural diversity and tradition in Bali should be guarded. This is based, because of feeling worried about symptoms such erosion of culture so that cultural heritage has become extinct and disappear. To save the heritage of Bali came idea to build a museum of Bali.

Plan to build the museum is the idea of the Netherlands, the kings of Bali, community leaders, artists, among others: WFJ Kroon (Netherlands Resident Assistant), a German architect is Curt Grundler, I Gusti Ngurah Alit (Bestuurder Penegara Badung), I Gusti Good Jelantik (King of Karangasem), I Gusti Ketut Djelantik (King of Buleleng), King of Tabanan, and artists such as I Gusti Ketut Kandel, I Gusti Ketut Rai. The plan occurred in 1910 with the concept of basic structure of Balinese temple building blend with the temple town.

Once agreed the concept of structure of the building then the main building completed in 1925. Because the objects collection  that collected owned or deemed inadequate then for about 7 years (years 1925 – 1932) the main building was used as a place to work occasional exhibitions. Meritorious experts in examining the things that made Bali museum collections, among others: DR.WF Stutterheim, G.I. Graders, G / M. Hendrikss, DR.R.Goris and painter Walter Spies.

Museum Bali, initially managed by a foundation called Bali Museum Foundation and was opened officially on 8 December 1932 with the name of Bali Museum. Museum Bali Foundation then submitted the museum management to the Indonesian government on 5 January 1996. collection of tools and equipment stored in the museum Bali clarified become a prehistoric collection such as stone tomb (sarcophagus), Stupak clay containing a mantras, bronze sculpture statue Hindus, Buddhist and objects such as collections of ethnography Keris, Endek fabrics and religious equipment, ceremonial and sidakarya masks.

To get in to the museum, you just need IDR3000. Our driver can take you to this place with our best car rental.