Bali Museum

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Bali Museum
Bali Museum.jpg
Established 1931
Location Denpasar
Coordinates 8°39′27″S 115°13′6.7″E / 8.65750°S 115.218528°E / -8.65750; 115.218528Coordinates: 8°39′27″S 115°13′6.7″E / 8.65750°S 115.218528°E / -8.65750; 115.218528

The Bali Museum is a museum of art and history located in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia.

Bali Museum, inside courtyards and gates, seen from the belvedere

Description[edit]

The museum was built in 1931 by architect P.J. Moojen, near the location of the former royal palace of Denpasar, which had been burnt to the ground during the Dutch intervention in Bali (1906), and used it as a model for its outside walls and courtyards.[1]

There are four main buildings inside the museum, Tabanan displaying theatrical masks and musical instruments, Karangasem sculptures and paintings, Buleleng textiles, and Timur with archeological finds.[1]

It is located on the east side of the central square of Denpasar, Taman Puputan.[1]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Bali and Lombok, pp. 62–62.

References[edit]

Literature[edit]

  • Lenzi, Iola (2004). Museums of Southeast Asia. Singapore: Archipelago Press. p. 200. ISBN 981-4068-96-9.