Lampung Museum, the most significant building that indicated Lampung characteristic and becomes that only museum in Lampung Province. This museum is settled only 15 minutes from downtown Bandar Lampung, the capital city of Lampung.
Having Lampung’s distinct architectural style, the museum is a path to retracing the past through an extensive display of prehistoric artifacts, cultural relics as well as the flora and fauna which are typically found in Lampung.
At this museum, there are antique ceramics from other countries such as China and Siam that become one of distinctive collections. Based on the inventory from 2011, the museum holds a collection of over 4,700 items. These are divided into 10 groups which are the items related to geography, biology, ethnography, history, numismatics, phylogy, ceramics, fine arts and technology.
The largest part of the collectios at Lampung Museum is dedicated to ethnography, which is the thing that study of culture. Up to these days, there are over 2,000 objects in this category which includes objects that were once used in everyday life and various items characteristic of both the past and present from Lampung culture.
Start from 1975, this museum was begin with its construction, holding its groundbreaking three years later in 1978. Then, the grand opening was held few years later on 24 September 1988, where it was inaugurated by the Minister of Education and Culture of the time, Prof Dr. Fuad Hasan.
Lampung Museum is precisely located in Jl .ZainalArifin No.PagarAlam .64 , Meneng building , Bandar Lampung. The closest Airport is the Raden Inten II Airport in the city of Bandar Lampung. This is a domestic only airport, serving Jakarta, Bandung and Batam.
The Lampung Museum is located approximately 5 kilometers north of Tandjungkarang, the central area of Bandar Lampung. It is easily accessible by rental car, public transportation or motorcycle.