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Museum Geologi

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Bandung’s Museum Geologi offers engaging and well presented displays on Indonesia’s earth sciences and natural history, a good diversion for an hour or two and a great place to take the kids, though, while this is an excellent museum by local standards, don’t expect the likes of the Metropolitan or British Museum.

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The collection is housed in one wing of an extensive colonial Art déco building, designed by Dutch architect H. Menalda van Schouwenburg in 1928 as Geologisch Laboratorium, a geological research facility—take your time to look around at the Art déco details. Four main galleries are open to the public extending over two floors dedicated to the “Geology of Indonesia”, “History of Life”, “Geological Resources” and the oddly titled “Geological Benefits of ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 500 words.)

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