Museum is the best place for learning about something new and Bali offer many interesting museum such as Bali Museum in Denpasar, Subak (Irrigation System) Museum in Tabanan, the old script Museum of Gedong Kertya in Buleleng, and many art or painting museum in Gianyar, but this museum is the best place for learning about volcano, there is Batur Volcano Museum.
Batur Mount (Gunung Batur) is an active volcano located at the center of two concentric calderas North West of Agung Mount, Bali, Indonesia. The south east side of the larger 10×13 km caldera contains a caldera lake. The inner 7.5-kilometer-wide caldera, which was formed during emplacement of the Bali (or Ubud) ignimbrite, has been dated at about 23,670 and 28,500 years ago.
Batur Volcano Museum Information
Batur Volcano Museum is located in Penelokan area, Kintamani District, Banmgli Regency. This museum is 70 km from I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport or 1,5 hour. This museum is nearly from the mount and has beautiful panorama and fresh atmosphere. It built in 2004 and officially opened in 2007 by the then Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Purnomo Yusgiantoro. This museum spent around 11 billion rupiahs for constructing. Inside of Batur Volcano Museum, you will discover various types of rocks that are coming from the volcano and every rock has explanation. Beside of that, you also find the equipment which used by scientist to research this volcano. You will find many picture of Indonesian Volcano and the explanation of that. This place is the best for learning about geological sciences and about the mythology of this volcano. You also watch the documentary film of Batur Mount evolution and the great explosion of this mount.
The visitor can observe the Batur Mount from observation room using binoculars. Many students visit this museum for learning about volcano. It is recommended place to visit in Paradise Island when you get holiday, where you just book your trip through a reliable travel agency. I believe your trip will be awesome and unforgettable experience.