Since April 25, 2009 Yogyakarta has a new museum. The museum is the Maritime Museum Yogyakarta. The establishment of this museum on the initiative of Mr. Vice Admiral TNI Jehoshaphat Didik Heru Purnomo form as the Association Tri Lestari Sekar. His love of the ocean inspires to build a maritime museum that Maritime Museum Yogyakarta.
The idea of the museum is the concern he saw the enthusiasm of the younger generation of marine horizons of the sea is very less. The building that now stands to be the beginning Maritime Museum is a private home, granted a nautical museum. Maritime Museum Yogyakarta is located at No. RE Martadinata. 69 Wirobrajan Yogyakarta. The purpose of establishment of this museum is to improve the knowledge maritime youth Yogyakarta in particular and Indonesia in general and uplifting love nautical.
Maritime Museum is a museum that contains about all aspects of marine covers several collections including: replicas Navy warships, torpedoes, cannons, sea mines, marine souvenirs and collections related to the sea. As the youngest museum in Yogyakarta, Maritime Museum already registered as members of the Council of Musea (Barahmus) DIY, the agency in charge of co-ordinating the management agenda DIY to close the museum in the community museum.
To be able to go and visit the museum at a cost of IDR 2,000.00 and we will get a variety of marine science. This will be much useful than Rp 2,000.00 just to buy snacks that will soon run no trace. The museum is open every day Tuesday-Sunday for groups with advance notice, and open for public on Saturday and Sunday from 08.30 - 15.30 pm. Contact number: (0274) 376691 for advance/group bookings.
The museum is located at Jl. R.E. Martadinata 69 Wirobrajan Yogyakarta consists of four main rooms, ie rooms and souvenir collection, collection room (second floor), room pavilion, last audiovisual room equipped with audio visual equipment for the screening of films related to the marine. In this museum, visitors can find a wide collection of marine, bridge intricacies contents warships, as well as enjoy a variety of documentary history of the Navy. A large collection of interesting insights such as maritime and naval defense cannon guns, depth charge, torpedo, diving equipment, telegraph, ship miniatures, maps of the world, moving cannons, an anchor, a replica of the ship and its components in it.
These collections are quite numerous and varied to be able to attract visitors. To visit the Maritime Museum, visitors or tourists can easily get to its location because it is not hard to reach. From Malioboro Yogyakarta can use the city bus line 15 and immediately fell in front of the Maritime Museum Yogyakarta.
For further information, visit http://museumbahari.com