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National Museum of Indonesia, located in Jakarta on Medan Merdeka square, is one of the most famous cultural attractions Indonesia. The Baroque mansion, which houses the museum, was built back in the era of Dutch colonization and in itself is valuable from a historical point of view vision. Locals often refer to the National Museum as the"Elephant Building", which associated with the corresponding bronze sculpture once donated to the museum King of Thailand and exhibited near the main entrance to the mansion.
The first museum collections were collected by the Dutch in early 19th century, the most famous of which are the collection of antique jewelry and a collection of books. Currently 140 thousand exhibits united in the exposition in the following large areas: history of Indonesia, heraldry, numismatics, ethnography, geography and ceramics. Particularly popular in the world learned community has won a collection of objects of mixed Indo-Buddhist art characteristic of ancient Indonesia, as well as the same collection of old royal jewels with a long history. National Museum Indonesia has a great cultural and historical value and in every possible way supported by the state: museum staff are looking for new artifacts, conduct scientific activities and organize offsite exhibitions throughout world.
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