West Nusa Tenggara State Museum, Mataram
(3.6/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
West Nusa Tenggara State Museum is a state museum located in Mataram, Lombok Island, Indonesia. The museum is the provincial museum of the West Nusa Tenggara province.The museum collects 7,387 items related to Lombok and Sumbawa traditional arts as well related subject such as geology, archaeology, architecture, biology, ceramic, paintings, and others.CollectionSome of the museum's collection are wedding costumes of the Sasak, Samawa, and Mbojo ethnic groups, several fossils, colonial coins from the Portuguese, Spanish, and Dutch, and traditional weapon from the Bima Sultanate of Mataram.The museum also collects traditional items related to mysticism such as divining stones, and traditional items to ward off bad luck, lightning, weakness, and so on.
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  • This museum made the most of its space by arranging the collection nicely. when i visited here, the museum was not crowded, in fact i and my gf are the only visitor at that time. the entrance fee arou...  more »
  • Kalau kamu-kamu selama ini hanya kunjungi anjungan rumah daerah NTB di taman mini indonesia indah, di sini kamu akan lebih puas lagi... Tempatnya instagramable banget lhooooo 
  • A nice museum, well maintained. Having displays with English translation was a bonus dates or centuries would have been useful. Would definitely advise getting a guide. I somehow separated from the bu...  more »