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Moluccas Traditional dress

Moluccas Traditional dress

Siwalima Museum is located 3 km southeast of Ambon city. Siwalima Museum was founded in 1973, is located in Taman Makmur hill. There are two museum buildings, the Museum Siwalima I which is a maritime museum, and Museum Siwalima II which is a museum of ethnography. In the museum Siwalima I stored a variety of marine wealth Moluccas. There are also three whale skeleton that washed up on shore Moluccas, one of which has a length of 23 meters. At the Museum Saved Siwalima II objects and the history of the Moluccas, including various types of traditional houses, traditional costumes and traditional clothes, weapons, musical instruments, ancient money, the jars and porcelain plates relic of Japan, there are also artificial caves that depict life Maluku traditional tribal antiquity. Museum Siwalima I store a variety of marine resources is extremely valuable Moluccas. Museum Siwalima II storing various cultural objects and information about ways of life, beliefs, and customs of the people of Maluku. The objects stored in both the museum is well maintained, and there are officers who can explain the entire contents of the museum in detail.

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