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Address: Jln. Asia Afrika No. 65, Bandung 40111, Indonesia
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Poignant reflection of global turbulence

The museum commemorates the 1955 Bandung Conference, an indelible etch in the history of nations. The historical images and artefacts of leaders from the 29 participating nations... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
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Singapore, Singapore
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Bandung, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

History about Asian African conference around 1950, you can find here. Nice and full inform museum for you to know. With classic building will bring you to take photo of course. So close to Alun-alun Bandung and hotels, it means that make easier to explore in. Enjoy...

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The museum commemorates the 1955 Bandung Conference, an indelible etch in the history of nations. The historical images and artefacts of leaders from the 29 participating nations on display elicit poignant reflection on global turbulence post-1955: Afghanistan has since been ravaged by war, Burma has transformed into a completely different Myanmar, Northern and Southern Vietnams have become one while the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is a definite must for everyone who wants to learn about History. A definite milestone for the new Asian and African nations. The birth of multiculturalism.

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Thank Gergely L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I've visited this museum many times. I like the display about history of Asia Africa Congress. It's very informative. It made me proud of our founding fathers who initiated the new movement. The museum is free. It can be accessed by many kind of public transportation.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This building is often overlooked, but in my view, if imagination allows, provide a more accurate description on how old bandung was compared to the "revitalized' Braga. Make a stop and do a photo op. Not much to do at the site. The Museum is... local quality. If you only have 4 day in Bandung or less, go somewhere else.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

There are few places like this where major events that shaped the course of diplomacy were made. So when I was in Bandung I had to pay a visit to this historical landmark of anti-colonialism. Yes the museum exhibits are not the best I've seen, but you can't help but be wowed by the architecture and decor of the rest... More 

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Thank DexterZJL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Asian-African Conference (or KAA - in indonesian) is well-known to have a big influence to the member countries that declare world peace and as Non-Block Nations during Post WW II... The building as a place that had provided the place of as well as witness this important event has been maintained well. While it is used to commemorate conference in... More 

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Are you a history buff of the 20th Century? Put this on your list of things to see if you come to Bandung. It remembers a famous event and a lot of famous people involved in global politics in the 50s and 60s. The photographic exhibition gives you context, but going to the plenary hall where the conference was held... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

There is nothing special inside the museum. Not quite interesting at all except for pictures and furniture.

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Penang, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We happened to visit this place while walking back to our hotel on the first day. It was located just within walking distance to the famous Braga street.

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