Museum of Transportation – There is one interesting attractions to visit in the area of Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, especially for those who love travelling, Museum of Transportation.
Museum of Transportation was founded in 1984, this museum has a large collection of different types of transportation mode by land, sea, river and air, such as the minibus type ‘oplet’, first collection of deluxe tour bus in the year of 1968 with engines Mercedes Benz type O302 owned by the Public Corporation of Djakarta Transportation (PPD), the two-floor PPD’s bus with engines Leyland from England, Buses Djawatan Angkoetan Motor Repoeblik Indonesia (DAMRI) with TATA brand from India. In this museum you can find airplane DC9s owned by Garuda Indonesia Airlines, a lighthouse built in 1879. This is a place of recreation and educational for everyone.
Transportation Museum is an agency of the Department of Transportation of the Republic of Indonesia for the purpose of collecting, maintaining, researching, exhibiting evidence of the history and development of transportation, as well as its role. The goal is to provide information and additional knowledge to the visitors about the history of transportation and transportation technology development as well as educational recreation areas.
Exhibition held inside and outside the chamber. The exhibition in the space is divided into several rooms that seemed to be a separate building, called modules; consists of central module, the module land, sea module, and the module air, both with original objects, clone, miniatures, photographs and dioramas.
The module describes the existence of traditional transportation hub of the past, including land and sea transportation from various parts of Indonesia, such as a simple means of transportation using human power, animal, or wind; among others cikar, horse cart, gig, rickshaws, sailboats.
The module describes the existence of land and land transportation services, including road transport, steel roads, rivers, lakes, and crossing, in the form of transportation that has begun to use the power of the engine beginning to the present; among others cikar DAMRI which is the first fleet DAMRI and role in the independence (in 1946) as a military logistics transportation in Surabaya and Mojokerto.
The module describes the presence of the sea and marine transportation services that have been using the machine, includes a variety of passenger ships, container, floating docks, as well as supporting equipment; include exposure to marine technology with different types of ships, infrastructure that exists today, as well as other supporting equipment.
The module describes the presence of air and air transport services as well as technology development and air transportation equipment, including aircraft, air transport equipment and airport equipment.
Beyond the static exhibition featuring various types of first generation locomotives Railroad Company Indonesia, including railways and tunnels, Railway Extraordinary (KLB) used the President and Vice President Soekarno-Hatta Rl First time GOI moved from Jakarta to Yogyakarta, bus which had operated in Indonesia, as well as aircraft type DC-9 PK-GNT ever owned Garuda Indonesia flights to Asean countries and Australia. In addition there are a series of train, consisting of a locomotive and two carriages of wood, as a means of entertainment for visitors.
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