When reading History of Java, some people will assume it with the book by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles which indeed became the early international literacy of the history of Java Island.
Although there have now been many developments in historical knowledge in Java including the discovery of new discoveries of artifacts that make Javanese history more updated, Raffles’ book is indeed very comprehensive and intelligent.
The History of Java Museum, although it has no direct connection with Raffles’s book, has the aim of being a comprehensive historical repertoire as Raffles’s book.
Without leaving the main mission of education and historical literacy, the History of Java Museum also intends to make a museum that some Indonesian people are boring and creepy, becoming an interesting and up to date educational place.

Visiting the History of Java Museum, we will be invited to understand Java, the Javanese community, the history of Java, and its culture. How this nation turns out to be very tolerant, brave and has a high cultural taste in its proper life.
At the beginning, visitors were invited to take a brief audio-visual glimpse of how the island of Java formed to the people on the island of Java. Then visitors can see the museum collection with historical artifacts.
Interestingly, visitors will be accompanied by a museum’s story teller that will explain about museum content and its history in a interesting way. Not only that, the History of Java Museum, as well as other D’Topeng museum groups, is also equipped with Augmented Reality that can be used by visitors to self-photograph. Technology utilization is also carried out in the form of Augmented Story Teller application which is now being developed by the History of Java Museum.

Inside the collection zone itself, there is the Palace Pavilion, which will display a collection of Surakarta Kasunanan Palace, Jogjakarta Sultanate Palace, Pura Mangkunegaran and Pura pakualaman.
After the collection zone which is also enlivened by traditional music on a regular basis, visitors will enter the diorama zone, where visitors can re-feel interactively the interesting things of the past in Java, as well as self-portraits in 3D interactive board.

Satisfied with selfie, visitors can enjoy delicious snacks in the culinary zone. Not the usual culinary zone, in History of Java Museum, visitors will experience a culinary tour experience in the Malioboro area of​​Jogjakarta which is already famous for its typical Jogjakarta culinary atmosphere.
The History of Java Museum deliberately presents the atmosphere of Malioboro in the culinary zone. And at the end of “Malioboro” there is a large stage which also periodically displays the treats of art and culture both tradition and modern from various artists, from local, national and even international.

The History of Java Museum is equipped with a “Tumpeng Gallery” located on the second floor of the collection zone. The History of Java Museum’s commitment to the preservation of Javanese History, Art and Culture Relics is realized through the use of this gallery as a discussion room and showroom. Besides that it is also a place for Javanese Language preservation with a periodic Javanese Language course.
The comprehensive writing of Raffles in History of Java is now physically realized with technological support in the History of Java Museum. And the History of Java Museum seeks to be a media that is fun for traveling as well as having educational content that provides positive value for the preservation of the noble culture possessed by the Indonesian Nation, because history has always been something that is actual.


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