Museums at Bogor

Planning for historical trip in Bogor  maybe visitors can starts with museums, is one of the best places to learn about science, history, culture, and art through a variety of artifacts on display.

1. Museum of Ethnobotany

Ethnobotany is the branch of science that studies the relationship between the plant indigenous tribes with existing plants in the environment they live. The term was first introduced by Harsberger, an American anthropologist, in 1895.

Ethnobotany Museum of Bogor has been long standing, the opening is made on May 18, 1982 by Prof. BJ. Habibie, Minister of Research and Technology at the time. The inauguration of the museum is done on a day which coincides with the anniversary of the Garden to-165.

Ethnobotany Museum Bogor save over 2,000 artifacts from various regions in Indonesia such as household goods, toys, traditional clothing, farm equipment, fishing, musical instruments, and so on, which are all made from plant parts.

Ethnobotany Museum Bogor
Jl. Ir. H. Juanda 22-24 Bogor
Tel: 0251-321040, 0251-321041, 0251-8322035

Hours Visits:
Monday-Thursday 08:00 to 16:00
Friday 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. and 13:00 to 16:00
Saturday: by appointment

2. Museum of Zoology

Zoological Museum was built following the ideas of Dr. J.C. Koningsberger, a Dutch botanist who visited the Bogor in August 1894. The museum was inaugurated in late August 1901, built on a land area of ​​1,500 m2, and named Landbouw Zoologisch Museum.

In 1906 the name was changed to Zoologisch Museum, and four years later was changed again to Zoologisch Museum en Laboratory. Between the years 1945-1947 it was known as the Museum Zoologicum Bogoriense, before eventually renamed the Bogor Zoological Museum.

In Bogor Zoological Museum can be found various types of reptiles, small mammals to large, birds, fish, insects and various kinds of other animals. You can see them in a very close distance, without risk as when dealing with animals that are still alive.

Bogor Zoological Museum
Jalan Ir. H. Juanda 9 Bogor
Tel: 0251-322226

Open every Saturday – Thursday from 8:00 to 16:00; Friday open until just before Friday prayers.

3. Herbarium Bogoriense

Herbarium known as the “Space Plants”. In these places there are many different types of plants that are used as a collection. A collection of hundreds or even thousands of species of plants are used as research material botany, to support the development of the biological sciences.

Bogor-based, or better known as the Bogor herbarium is a collection of the first plant in Indonesia. The place was used as a means to collect and examine different types of plants in the ground water. Approximately as many as there are 2 million collection of plants (dry and wet collection) is in place. In the shade of Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Bogor Herbarium has now undergone various changes in various fields.

Herbarium Bogoriense
Jl. Ir. H. Juanda No. 22, Bogor, West Java 16122, Indonesia.

4. Museum of Soil

Soil Museum was established on 29 September 1988, and is a type of storage area soil samples in Indonesia are displayed in small sizes in the form of makromonolit. In the museum there is also a rock sample soil, fertilizer, soil testing devices, maps mockups, and land surveying tool.

In the documentation in the Land Museum, among others, presented a note on soil classification, physiography, topography / slope, main ingredient, drainage, permeability of data, land use, and the location where the research and data collection is done.

Soil Museum
Jl. Ir H. Juanda no. 98 Bogor
Phone. (0251) 323012

5. Museum of Homeland Defense (Pembela Tanah Air – PETA)

Monuments and Museums MAP is one of the first museum I visited in Bogor, and one of the best. The museum occupies two rooms in a house and yard in Complex Pusdikzi Army, about 500 m direction of Bogor Palace.

PETA, Homeland Defense (Kyodo Bo-ei Giyugun), is a native army formed by Japan currently occupied Indonesia in the Pacific War. MAP Army was formed on October 3, 1943 in virtue of Osamu Seirei No 44 which announced the Sixteenth Army Commander, Lieutenant General Kumakichi Harada, as the Volunteer Army.

Museum of Homeland Defense (Pembela Tanah Air – PETA)
Kompleks Pusdikzi TNI-AD, Jalan Jend. Sudirman No.35 Bogor.

6. Museum of Struggle

Bogor Struggle Museum building was once used as a youth movement activities in 1935, and in the Pacific War by the Japanese army used to store the belongings of prisoners of war Netherlands.

Antique collecting other at the Museum of Struggle is Oeang Republic of Indonesia (ORI) in circulation at the time of the physical revolution between years 1945 to 1950, the fraction of Rp1, Rp.5, and IDR 25. There is also a Dutch colonial era coins stored in the museum.

Struggle Museum was inaugurated on 10 November 1957 by the Military Commander 061 / Suryakancana, Lt. Col. Isaac Juarsa. The last owner of the building that used Bogor Struggle Museum is Umar Bin Usman Albawahab who then donated the building on May 20, 1958 to be the Museum of Struggle Bogor.

Museum of Struggle Bogor
Jalan Merdeka 56, Bogor
Phone. 0251- 9135879

7. Museum of Cars and Ceramics

Cars and Ceramics Museum, here exhibited a variety of cars, motorcycles, and antique ceramics. In this museum there CUSTOM pacard branded cars made in America in 2206 in 1948 the first President ever used, Ir. Sukarno.

In the area of Sentul Circuit District. Scene of Madang, Bogor Regency.

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