Museum Monumen Yogya Kembali
Museum Monumen Yogya Kembali is a museum of the history of Indonesia’s struggle. This museum is a symbol of the return of the Indonesian government from the Netherlands. This museum is a museum with a second historical theme, which is in Yogyakarta after the Museum Benteng Vredeburg. The museum was inaugurated in 1989, by the second Indonesian president. This museum was built on an area of about 5 hectares, with a unique building design, which is cone shaped.
As for collections at the Museum Monumen Yogya Kembali, the main ones are replicas of military clothing, various types of firearms, various dioramas and stretchers of the general commander general Sudirman. Existing military clothing consists of various types from various units, ranging from soldiers, police, student soldiers to guerrillas. Likewise with a collection of firearms, ranging from handheld firearms to cannons.
Museum Monumen Yogya Kembali building is divided into three floors, where on the ground floor there are auditoriums, libraries and collections of objects that are evidence of the history of the struggle. Moving on to the second floor, there is a collection of dioramas, which in broad outline of this diorama tells the story of the history of the Yogyakarta struggle in fighting the Dutch. Then the top floor is the room used to pray for the fallen heroes. In one corner of the museum, also written in the form of wall reliefs, the names of the heroes who died in the struggle to liberate Yogyakarta, as many as 422 names written in these reliefs.
According to the times, to attract tourists, the manager also added entertainment attractions. In the courtyard of the museum, it is now equipped with attractions of lantern parks and various objects that can be used for photos. The lantern garden is open at night, so the lanterns are very interesting, with various lights burning at night.
Access to the Museum Monumen Yogya Kembali is very easy. The location which is located right on the edge of the main road, can be reached by using public transport / trans Jogja, or by private car. And the price of entering the museum is cheap, only Rp. 10,000 per person.
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