Museum of The Asian-African Conference

Museum of The Asian-African Conference

Museum of The Asian-African Conference
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mwalewangko
Jakarta, Indonesia602 contributions
Dec 2019
Comfy museum with AC, and centrally located, within walking distance from our hotel. Very historical yet attractive to the millennial kids. The tricky part was the lunch break, we were ushered to the other room during its 1 hour closing period. Basically we enjoyed our short visit there.
Written January 30, 2020
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Radja Sitanggang
Jakarta, Indonesia638 contributions
Aug 2019 • Friends
The museums was located in the city of Bandung, situated on Asia Afrika Street No. 65. This museum is a memorabilia of the Asian-African Conference. This museum has a very close relationship with Gedung Merdeka. Overall Merdeka Building has two main buildings, the first is called Gedung Merdeka as the main meeting place, while next to Gedung Merdeka is the Museum of the Asian-African Conference as a memorabilia for the Asian-African Conference.
Written September 1, 2019
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Raymond W
Townsville, Australia4,564 contributions
The Asia-Africa Conference Museum (Asia-Afrika in Indonesian) is another stop you should add to your walking tour of Bandung. The museum provides an overview of the 1955 conference when the newly independent, non-aligned countries of Asia and Africa met in Bandung. President Soekarno had chosen the museum building as the site of the conference because it was the largest and most luxurious in Bandung. There was also some potent symbolism involved in the choice, as the building had once been the Societiet Concordia Building, where the Dutch colonial elite hobnobbed over drinks and excluded 'natives' from membership.

In a typical move, Soekarno re-named the building 'Gedung Merdeka' (Independence Building) just before the conference.
Apart from learning about the conference, visitors can take in some fine modern architecture. The conference hall was re-modelled in 1940 by prominent architect Albert Aalbers, who had also designed the art-deco renovations for the nearby Hotel Savoy-Homann. It features horizontal lines and a flat roof. Its interior was inspired by the Cubist school of art. However, my favorite part of the complex is the original 1921 wing designed by
functionalist and structuralist architect, C. P Wolff Schoemaker. This was the most exclusive and luxurious club in The Indies at the time, featuring Italian marble floors. Its elegant facade is one
of the most impressive in all Bandung.
Written October 29, 2008
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Ali
Jakarta, Indonesia61 contributions
Oct 2018 • Solo
This museum is famous for holding the first intercontinental summit in Bandung ( Indonesia) after the secong world war which took place in 1955.

The museum is located in Asia -Afrik street and in front of an old Bank in Dutch architecture.

There is no entrance fee for the both visitors ( local and foreigners ).

In the beginning and at the first look, you will see the statues of Sokarno (the first president of Indonesia ) delivering speech and behind him , the statues of other leaders like Nehru, Nasser, Tito. ..

This conference became the cornerstone of Non- aligned Movement in 1961.

The museum is also decorated by the pictures of then-leaders and the principles of Panca Sila in several languages .

Then , you will be guided to a corridor and a room for showing the documentary movies.

At the end , you will go to the main conference hall which was the location for Bandung Conference.

I believe visiting this historic museum is a must for those who come to Bandung.
Written October 25, 2018
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Br14n 1m4g3s
Batu, Indonesia1,130 contributions
Aug 2019
This place is one of the places that must be visited when traveling to Bandung. Located in Asia-Africa Street, this place presents documentation of the Asia-Africa Summit at the Merdeka Building Bandung on April 18-April 24, 1955. For those who have booked, there is a guide available who will explain every detail of this place. #batulocalguides #letsguide
Written August 28, 2019
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573Ger
Koblenz, Germany59 contributions
Feb 2015 • Business
Although this does not sound as if it is going to be interesting, it is and I highly recommend spending a couple of hours here to discover why Bandung cherishes its history so much.
Written March 6, 2015
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IraRahmayanti
Bandung, Indonesia214 contributions
Feb 2015 • Family
I visited Gedung Merdeka/Museum KAA on Februari 14 2015, as my youngest has his extra curricular activities in film making in the property. This historic building first used as a impressive club of its time known as Societat Concordia (hope I write it correctly). Then, on 1955, its used as the place for first Asia-Africa Conference, which later become a force called Non-Aligned Movement. The Museum part, is a wing that told a story about what, how, who and when the conference held. They have a guide for a tour. Its open from 8 am, until afternoon. Not many know about this historical sites. This building still use for some Government activities or other official activities especially in the conference room. As far as I know, there are no fee charged to enter. This beautiful property has a long story that also another attraction. But, if you come here by car, you might find the parking a bit problem, especially in weekend. If you look for souvenir, they have some souvenir store, but there are not many of choice you can have. Its a good place for someone who love historical building (like me), but it wont be an attractive place for other (who might only take photos and go..)
Written February 24, 2015
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therandomadvisor
Jakarta, Indonesia632 contributions
Jul 2013 • Couples
if you dont have appointment (that means, you have to come with group). they will not open & you can only see from the outside
Written July 29, 2013
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yl103055
Singapore, Singapore37 contributions
May 2012 • Couples
Very informative. Staffs are friendly. A bit small though!
Written May 28, 2012
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sensesawaken
Singapore, Singapore180 contributions
Oct 2019
This is a historical and colonial building. this was where the 1st President of Indonesia started the Non Aligned Movement in the late 60's after indonesia got its independence. Well maintained building
Written October 28, 2019
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