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Museum Negeri Sri Baduga

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Museum Negeri Sri Baduga is West Java’s provincial museum, and like many of its kind in Indonesia ticks the boxes of dusty (check) with dated displays (check), yet full of fascinating curiosities worthy of your time and effort to see (check) (although to be fair it is far less dusty than some we have seen).

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The museum lays three kilometres due south of Bandung Railway Station, a little off the main tourist drag, in a building that references a traditional Sundanese (the main ethic group in West Java) stilted house and is named for the King of Pajajaran, a 15th-16th century Hindu Sundanese kingdom, whose capital corresponds to modern-day Bogor.

Curious. Photo taken in or around Museum Negeri Sri Baduga, Bandung, Indonesia by Sally Arnold.

Curious. Photo: Sally Arnold

Legend tells that this king, Sri Baduga Maharaja (Prabu Siliwangi) was killed in battle defending the kingdom’s honour against the Majahpahit Kingdom in Trowulan, East Java when what was supposed to have been a wedding ceremony for his daughter to King Hayam Wuruk turned to violence (turns out she was to be a mere concubine and not the Queen). To this day the Sundanese are some of the few Indonesians who do not revere the Majahpahit Kingdom as one of Indonesia’s ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)

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