Lagaligo museum was founded by the Dutch in 1938 as Celebes Museum, with Mr. Nees as the head. The museum, taking up a total area of 2,211 m², was the former home of Cornelis Speelman.
There you can learn the history of South Sulawesi people through 5,000 historical exhibits. They include:
Black and white vintage photos.
Traditional boats, such as the famed Bugis Phinisi, and replicas of traditional houses in South Sulawesi.
Pre-historic items such as fossils, rocks, sculptures and other archaeological items found in the region.
Weaving tools and fabrics, agricultural products, and traditional costumes from the major South Sulawesi tribes of the Buginese, Makassarese, Mandarese and Torajanese.
Ceramic and coin collections; evidence of historical links between the region and other civilizations such as China.
Mockup of the Fort Rotterdam.
Everyday: 08.00 – 15.30
Visitor need to pay a token amount before entering the museum.
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