Manggala Wanabakti Museum, South Jakarta

Manggala Wanabakti Museum is located within the Ministry of Forestry complex on Jl. Jend. Gatot Subroto, Central Jakarta, right next to the MPR Building. The entrance to Manggala Wanabakti Museum is located on Jl. Gelora VII.

From TransJakarta Slipi Petamburan Bus Stop to Manggala Wanabakti Museum can be reached on foot for about 20 minutes. The inauguration of Manggala Wanabakti Museum was conducted on 24 August 1983 by President Soeharto.

Manggala Wanabakti Museum artifact collection is exhibited according to its field, which is Planning, Reforestation and Rehabilitation, Exploitation, Wood Processing Industry, and ex-Ceremonial Artifact

The Artifact of Forestry Planning provides guidance and direction for the objectives of forestry implementation to be achieved, which are conducted with transparent, accountable, participatory, integrated, and taking into account local uniqueness and aspirations in accordance with Law no. 41 of 1999 on Forestry.

Among the Artifacts related to Forestry Planning at Manggala Wanabakti Museum are Awig-Awig, book of Definitief Bedrijfsplan In Engeren Zin Van De Houtvestery Tjepoe (Duplicaat & Triplicaat), Book of Sustainability Plan of Teak Company Class from Bojonegoro Forest Management Unit, Teak & non-Teak Forest Area Map East Java and Land Map in Java and Madura.

Then there are Eboni Company Class Map from KPH Tabalu Poso Sulawesi, Stereoscope, Rekta Compass, Planimeter (Area Counter), Equerre, Hemmi Slide Rule, Historical / Log Book, Theodolith, Painting of Area Mapping Activity Using Theodolith In the past, Painting of Area Mapping Activities Using Theodolith, and Painting of Area Mapping Activities Using Theodolith.

Awig-awig contains the rules of life to be obeyed by villagers in Bali where the awig-awig is issued, as well as the punishment that must be accepted if violated. Awig-awig in Manggala Wanabakti Museum are 40 pieces, made from palm leaves, originally from Tenganan Pegringsingan, Bali, set at Friday Pon, Wara Tambir Sasih Kasa panglong ping 10 rah7 tengek 4, 1 Saka 1847.

Tenganan Pegringsingan's Awig-awig consists of 61 articles, where articles 15, 16, 51, 55 and 61 contain provisions relating to the preservation of nature and the environment, based on a free translation by I Wayan Nudhita from the traditional village.

The book in Dutch titled Definitief Bedrijfsplan In Engeren Zin Van De Houtvestery Tjepoe contains Legislation Regulations on Teak Forest Management Planning in Cepu, Central Java, valid from 1933 - 1942.

The Company's Teak Class Sustainability Plan of Bojonegoro Forest Union consists of 7 volumes. Volume A there are 3 books made in 1974, and volume B consists of 4 books.

Map of Teak & Non Teak Forest Forests In East Java, And Land Map of Java and Madura Land uses 1: 1.000.000 scale with 2 colors, made in 1922. Green for teak and jungle forest area of ​​teak forest. Land maps in Java and Madura, using a scale of 1: 1,000,000, were made in 1957 and compiled by Jongh and Mehr from the Land Investigation Center.

There are 736 artifacts stored inside and outside the Manggala Wanabakti Museum which gives an overview of the history of forestry.

Exhibitions within the Manggala Wanabakti Museum are 139-year-old teak-speaking trees, diorama of 5 forest types in Indonesia (nature, teak, pine, resin, and mangrove), zwalp wood made with chainsaws, 336-year-old teak logs, miniature cikar (carriage) for transporting logs, painting of "Struggle Forces of Wanaran", examples of various types of wood, wood fossils, examples of teak wood parquet tile, plek plek boards, vinir slais, benefits of waste wood, mahogany logs, pulp & paper, replica of Heroes Troop Wanara Monument in 1948, and Village Guard Statue.

Outdoor exhibits are statues of ancient Mantri Forest, sculpture skidding statues of teak wood by six cows, locomotives from Dutch time used to transport wood, camphor wood fossils with a length of 28 meters and a diameter base of 105 cm.

Inside the Manggala Wanabakti Museum, artifacts are arranged in 9 vitrines, and 5 dioramas of forest types in Indonesia: Vitrine I: land / forest maps, awig-awig, RPKH (Plan for Forest Preservation) Netherlands
Vitrine II: measuring tools for creating forest maps and interpretations of aerial portraits
Vitrine III: forest exploitation tools and photographs of ancient timber transport ie cikar and monorail
Vitrine IV: the equipment of the Forest Mantri of Dutch times and the tools that people bring to the forest

Vitrine V: natural saturation, pine-tapping that produces gondorukem, as well as work tools and hunting from East Kalimantan
Vitrine VI: "tree" which describes the products of various flowers, leaves, bark and trunk of forest trees.
Vitrine VII: sports equipment, sculptures and others made of wood.
Vitrine VIII: historic objects for the inauguration ceremony.
Vitrine IX: gunungan / kayon, used as a background for the inauguration ceremony of Manggala Wanabakti Building complex.

Small Vitrine: Sumatran and African elephant tusks, and 2 statues made from African elephant ivory.
Small Vitrine: insignia, emblems and photographs of the Wanara Forces monument.
Big Vitrine: Sumatran Rhinoceros Offset.

In addition there are also eight bases, namely
Base I is Teak Zwalp, railway bearing, smooth bulk made with traditional tools, and doreng teak split.
Base II is saradan / keser, which is a tool drawn by one or more cows to block the tip of the teak log to be lifted so as to facilitate skidding from the harvest field to the collection site. This tool is still used in teak forests in Java Island.

Base III: Horses to transport logs or other forest products from logging into rivers or to driveways, by launching horses on "stick streets". This conveyance is still widely used in Riau and Kalimantan
Base IV: Draisin or Ontel used by Cylinder / Forest Mantri when examining the rail network through which the locomotive of the timber carrier, and when examining the crops, thinning and logging

Base V: Pal Boundary, plot and border of water source area, made of teak wood 2 meters long, partially pierced to the ground.

Base VI: Trees and Roots of Sandalwood which skin had been peeled off
Base VII: Miniature Cart Cikar which is widely used in Java island starting in 1920s, usually drawn by two cows to transport teak logs. Generally, cart is capable of transporting 3-5 bars beam, with a volume of 2.50 m3.
Base VIII: Teak Gembol, Teak Thorn and Hanoman Statue

Diorama of Museum Manggala Wanabakti contains miniature natural forest, teak forests, pine forests, agathis forest, and brackish forest complete with environmental conditions such as the existence of animals that live in the forest area.

The Panel on the Ground Floor of Manggala Wanabakti Museum is as follows
Panel I: transport of horses painting; photos of logging sites in the forest and the transport of timber.
Panel II: photos of blandong housing, administrators, and guest houses in the Dutch colonial era.
Panel III: The effort to preserve the forests that have been felled in the top row, and the forest land that is destroyed in the bottom row.

The panel on the upper floor contains a description of forest policy and forestry policy in Indonesia, the history of forest organizations from time to time, photos of the state and atmosphere of the forest and its contents in various parts of Indonesia.

On the second floor there is also a documentation and information center that stores thousands and even millions of collections of scientific literature, both in book and digital form. This library is open to the public.

Manggala Wanabakti Museum

Address : Gedung Manggala Complex, Jl. Jend. Gatot Subroto, Senayan, South Jakarta. Phone 021-5703246 - 5703265, extension 5569 & 5166, Fax 021-5710450. GPS Location : -6.206301, 106.798851, Waze ( smartphone Android and iOS ). Open : 09.00 - 15.000. Close on week end and nation holidays, or with appointment. Entrance ticket : free. Reference : Map of Jakarta . Destinations in Jakarta . Hotel in Central Jakarta.
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