Museum Negeri Sri Baduga located on BKR 185 Tegallega and opposite with Bandung Lautan Api monument, pioneering since 1974 with functioned area and building used Kewedanan Tegallega office. Building of the museum formed of Suhunan Panjang and Rumah Panggung typically west of Java which combines with architecture modern style: the pure building certainly hold on and function as official room. First step of build finished on 1980, diresmikan on June 5, by education and cultural ministry, Dr. Daud Yusuf and namely Museum Negeri Propinsi Jawa Barat. Museum area which wide 8.415,5 meter divide became two part (1) public area, included exhibition building and auditorium and (2) non public area, included office for leader the museum, finance staff, team work trainer and education, team work of conservation and preparation also team work of collection (included building for saving collection).
Ten years later, the name of museum completed with name Sri Baduga take from Sudanese king which throne in Pakwan Padjajaran around 16 Christian. That’s name poured forth on rock engraving (Bogor) with complete written SRI BADUGA MAHARAJA RATU HAJI I PAKWAN PAJAJARAN SRI RATU DEWATA. As public museum, museum Sri Baduga has collection included Biological, Ethnographical, archeologhycal, historical, Numismatic / Heraldically, Philological, dermatological, fine art and technological, amount of the collection noted not less 5.367 collection, the much is ethnographical collection which related with goods of traditional culture amount that collection not limited to reality form, but completed with replica collection, miniature, photo, and market. The collection beside perform in persistently exhibition, also documentation by computerizes system and saves in warehouse collection.
For increase the effort of public appreciation to the museum, any activities organize, stand alone activities or cooperate, activities which across by sector with any government institute, private institute, foreign institute between temporary exhibition, around exhibition, together exhibition with museum from any province, some competition for student, speech, seminar, and etc. Develop of character and function as place and vehicle in supported of education, added knowledge, and recreation, Museum Negeri Sri Baduga Propinsi Jawa Barat doing renovation with continually for capacious of exhibition room and designed.
Continued display of collection order and effort so visitor able get picture about history journey of nature and culture of west java, motif and kinds, also phases of the developing and the exchange. Classification of order exhibition, in first floor is viewer of begin developing from nature and culture of west java histories, in exhibition order viewer history of nature which background of stories of west Java, between show of archeological which hand made from prehistory until Hindu – Buddhist century, continually in the second floor included material of traditional culture exhibition such as pattern of society life, their job, trade, and transportation, influence of Islamic culture and Europe, histories of struggle nation and symbols of region and cities of west Java. In the third floor, perform ethnographical collection as kind of form and function organization, art, and foreign ceramics.
For visitor who wan to visit this location, this museum open Sunday until Friday on 08.00 – 15.00 WIB, Saturday and Sunday open on 08.00 – 14.00 WIB, on vacation closed.