Changes in the status of heritage buildings Javasche former Bank was made pursuant to Rule 19 of Bandung attachment # 18 dated August 7, 2009 .
" Indeed , there is a public drive of the Mayor of London to make historic buildings as cultural heritage . 's Why we excited , especially later this building is no longer just a legacy , but also a museum . Currently the existing collection , still we call semi- museum , "said the Head Office of Bank Indonesia region VI , Dian Rae Ediana , before formalizing Heritage Bank Indonesia and memorabilia in his office .
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Dian explained , began preparations to be unveiled , the BI doing renovations and gathering a collection of over 4 months since last February 2013 . Although it has not been satisfied , according to him , has so far been 100 percent to make the building process as a distinctive cultural heritage city of Bandung .
Located at Jl Braga , heritage buildings and memorabilia Bank Indonesia was initially a branch of De Javasche Bank ( DJB ) to - 15 . The building was built by the Dutch government as a precaution widespread impact of the Boer War (1899-1902) in South Africa .
Designer is architect Hulswit , Fermont and Cuypers Edward . Pembangunanya lasted three years from 1915 to 1918 . "Therefore , we make the building remains physically intact and could be used as memorabilia featuring the diverse history of the history of BI and panel -shaped collections of information , numismatic and non - numismatic , from old money to display devices , " said Dian .
Only , this museum attendance has not been fully opened to the public , given the extent of 50 percent of the building is still used for the activity of BI employees . Dian said , later this cultural heritage is really a historical tourist destination that can be enjoyed by the public.
" For a while have to make an appointment , could not direct traffic . Several tourists from the Netherlands and Japan had already been asked to make an appointment for a visit , " he said .