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Worth visiting!

It is a bit out of the way but worth visiting if you have half a day to spare in Palembang to... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2018
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Very Interesting Stop

By and large, this museum has a nice collection from the history on Indonesia. They have a very... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
Chuck A
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Dec 19, 2018
“Worth visiting!”
Nov 14, 2018
“Very Interesting Stop”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Jl. Sriwijaya I no. 288, Km. 5,5 | Alang Alang Lebar, Sukaramai, Palembang 30137, Indonesia
+62 711 412636
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Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

It is a bit out of the way but worth visiting if you have half a day to spare in Palembang to discover the history of South Sumatera. The prehistoric stone-carved artifacts at the back are a huge, unexpexted treat! They’ve done a good job...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JarMcJani
Reviewed November 14, 2018

By and large, this museum has a nice collection from the history on Indonesia. They have a very nice selection of information and displays from Sriwijaya era to the Dutch Colony days, the Japanese occupation, and then Independence. They give descriptions in Bahasa Indonesia and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Chuck A
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Aug2017. There were not many visitors, but it is a big compound with a number of buildings. There are also the ancient stone statues in the buildings as well as at an outdoor exhibit area. There is even an exhibition hall dedicated to Malacca (the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank FrancisTLim
Reviewed July 15, 2017

I travelled to Palembang on a 10 days business trip. One of the unforgetable trip during the stay was a visit to Balaputradewa Museum. Balaputradewa Museum's a museum located on the outskirts of Palembang City. This museum contains many interesting relics of Palembang past such...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Aldo F
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Do not forget to see Rumah Limas (traditional house of South SUmatera) back of museum. Do not forget also taking Picture of Rumah Limas, because it is in 10.000 rupiah (Indonesia Money).

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Yebe
Reviewed January 26, 2017

this museum has decent collection and has nice garden outside, however the location is hard to reach and the condition inside the museum is pretty hot.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank wirawanwinarto
Reviewed April 15, 2016

Balaputra Dewa Museum is a public museum which stores historical and cultural objects of South Sumatra. Entrance fee is very cheap. You can find Limas House, which picture can be found in Indonesias bank note (IDR 10,000).

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Bunny_LL
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