Lambung Mangkurat Museum

Lambung Mangkurat Museum is a museum of South Kalimantan that located at Jl. A. Yani Km. 35.5. Banjarbaru, South Kalimantan. This museum occupies an area of 1.5 ha which was inaugurated by Education Minister DR. Daoed Yoesoef on January 10, 1979.

Lambung Mangkurat Museum is the Museum's general government, before the era of regional autonomy under their management in the Directorate of Museum MOEC Jakarta, and since January 2001 under the Department of Culture and Tourism of South Kalimantan.

This museum exhibition consists of several buildings. The main building houses a museum-style High ridge and architecture combined with modern technology. In another building form adopted from the shape typical traditional house banjo tribe which is the main tribe in South Kalimantan Province. The most prominent is the visible roof elongated oval. While the yellow becomes dominant color of the whole building which covers approximately 2 times size of the football field.

The main building is designed to be two floors of museum exhibits that holds the 11,965 permanent collection pieces. These collections can be classified into 10 types, namely, Geology / Geography, Biology, Ethnographic, Archaeology, Historic, Numismatic / Heraldic, Philology, Arts, and Technology. On the front door downstairs, greeted with a whale skeleton along four meters. Ground floor exhibition space there is archaeological and historical space, while the upper floor there Geology, Biology, Numismatic, Technology, Philology and ethnography indicate cultures in Borneo.

If interested to learn the culture contained in Kalimantan (whether ethnic, traditional house, language) can be studied directly by visiting the Museum Lambung Mangkurat.

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