Visiting The Museum of North Sulawesi Province

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Planning to go on a tour or travelling, we definitely want a smooth trip, comfortable accommodation, cheap hotels, good food, cheap plane tickets, close to everywhere, and can rent a motorbike or car.


In The Museum of North Sulawesi Province, there is natural beauty and unique culture of the local community. There are many uniqueness, starting from the village (desa), sub-district (kecamatan), district (kabupaten) and provincial levels.

In Indonesia, each province has different and interesting characteristics. Each province has a different and unique culture and lifestyle.

The Museum of North Sulawesi Province was built so as to document everything related with local culture, history and arts in North Sulawesi Province.

Therefore, this museum has a complete collection of 10 categories e.g., geology, biology, ethnography, archaeology, history, numismatics, philology, ceramology, arts and technology.

This state-own museum was officially opened on 9 January 1991 and up to now, it has collected 2,810 artifacts. From this figure, about 500 of them are displayed in the Exhibition Hall and can be seen every workday.

These collections are collected from districts and municipalities in North Sulawesi such as Manado, Minahasa, Sangihe Talaud, Bolaang Mongondow and Gorontalo.

The government is taking good care of the preservation of nature and maintaining the condition of the forest.

The environment is also well maintained.


Visiting The Museum of North Sulawesi Province, we will witness routine community activities in unique traditional cultures. And there are special dishes and food as part of culinary tours that are delicious and yummy.

In this museum, visitors can see sakapeti or Portuguese war hat from Minahasa, kabela or a box for piper betel leafs from Bolaang Mongondow, clarinet (traditional music instrument played in groups orginated from Minahasa) and many more.

In addition, visitors can also see bride’s bed and clothing used during a traditional wedding ceremony, Rp. 10 note used during Japanese occupation, Dutch and Portuguese cannons and Chinese ceramics.

An interesting thing is that items like sero gantung or traditional fish nets are also displayed in this museum. From its building structure and design, this museum has a Minahasa traditional home architecture.

If you are tired of traveling around this building, you can sit on a stone seat under shady trees in its yard. It is a comfortable place to relax and see the beauty of Manado from this highland.

In this place there are also regular events or activities held every year, both national and international.


The journey to The Museum of North Sulawesi Province is now very easy. We can enter through various modes of transportation.

Access to go to The Museum of North Sulawesi Province:

The Museum of North Sulawesi Province is located on W.R. Supratman street no. 72 in Manado, North Sulawesi, phone. 0431-862685. It is situated in a strategic location and if you take a public transportation, you can get off in front of SMP Negeri 1 Manado.

This museum is accessible by city transportation such as mikrolet (minibus) and taxi. It will cost you only Rp. 2.000 (about 20 US cents) for each trip by public transportation.

This museum opens from Monday through Thursday at 08.30-09.00 local time, Friday at 08.30-11.30, and Saturday at 09.00-14.00 WIB. It is closed during Sundays and national holidays.

If you have a limited to spend in North Sulawesi, this museum is a place you must visit. This three-story building has exhibition rooms displaying a complete collection of local historical and cultural items.

It has a big yard with an entrance gate made of steps to the Exhibition Hall. It also has signboards to show you directions to collections by floors.

Visitors can see replicas and authentic items such as replica of a waruga or Minahasa coffin, replica of watu pinawetengan (megalithic stone), etc.

This museum also has English guides who can take local and international visitors around.

The condition of the infrastructure is getting better. Starting from highways, airports, trails, ports, bridges, stairs, even some places can be reached by toll roads.

We can visit by plane, car, ship, bus, motorcycle and bicycle. At some point, we can take the train. We can also walk freely.


In The Museum of North Sulawesi Province, as technology getting better. We can easily find locations for mini markets, shops (warung kedai), ATMs, Bank BRI BCA BNI Mandiri, BTPN Bank Nagari BJB, supermarkets, and restaurants. So we will not starve or lack the necessary items.


For visitors who come with their children, it is suggested that they bring along their own food and drinks. You can take a rest under a shady tree in the museum yard while enjoying your meal.

If you are sick and need help, you can also visit clinics, drugstore pharmacies (apotek), practice doctors, hospitals, and health centers (puskesmas).

In this place we can also look for places of worship such as mosques, churches, and others.


Finding place to stay in The Museum of North Sulawesi Province is very easy. We can stay at homestays, hotels, inns, hostels and other places.

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Experience and Reviews

There are already many visitors have visited The Museum of North Sulawesi Province, there are many interesting stories that are told. Like feeling satisfied, happy, wanting to come again, sleep well, and almost no one is disappointed or complains to come here.

So, visitors will find out on how to find the best hotels, where is exactly located, why it is amazing, how much is the fare and rate, who are the people, whom to ask, and when is the best time to visit.

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That’s all the information we provided, hopefully useful.

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