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The Bandung Geology museum is the biggest and most complete museum in Indonesia of its kind. Unlike other museums that seem to be gathering more dust than visitors, it is a well kept place that attracts large number of visitors.
Opened as early as 1929 as a geological center by again the Dutch the museum is located in a very spacious colonial building on Jalan Diponegoro.
Since August 2006 the entrance is free of charge, all the more reason for a visit. The museum is divided into three exhibitions, Geology of Indonesia in the West wing History of life in the East wing and Geology for human life on the top floor.
The museum has a large collection of fossils The research department is still very much active and next to documentation, and exhibition, geologists specialising in fosils, stones, minerals and volcanoes reside in the top floor.