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Gedung Sate Museum's virtual experience ready in time for holiday season

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, December 24, 2017 | 08:03 am
Gedung Sate Museum's virtual experience ready in time for holiday season

Gedung Sate, an iconic landmark in Bandung, recently opened its tech-orientated museum. (Shutterstock.com/Jay Nong)

The newly opened Gedung Sate Museum in Bandung, West Java, is set to become a favorite destination for educational tourism by featuring state-of-the-art facilities.

According to tempo.co, the museum uses immersive augmented and virtual reality experiences to display its collection of texts, images and movies.

Virtual reality glasses, for example, offer a bird’s eye view of the building and its surroundings by making visitors feel as if they are flying in a hot air balloon.

Visitors can also watch a short film on the establishment of Gedung Sate in the audio visual room. 

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Meanwhile, the museum’s augmented reality technology provides a virtual experience of being involved in its construction.

Images of West Java governors from era to era are also displayed inside the center.

Built around the smart museum concept, the Gedung Sate Museum was inaugurated on Dec. 8 by West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan.

“The Gedung Sate Museum was designed with a modern and unique look that is interesting and impressive," museum visitor Melsya told tempo.co on Monday. 

Located on the ground floor of Gedung Sate on Jl. Diponegoro, the museum is open from Tuesdays to Sundays, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (liz/kes)

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