Museum Kedaton Sultan Ternate

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The Museum Kedaton Sultan Ternate (Palace of the Sultan of Ternate Museum) is a museum of relics from the era of the Sultanate of Ternate.[1] The museum is located in the Village of Sao-sio, North Ternate, Ternate, North Maluku, Indonesia.[2]

History[edit]

Museum Kedaton Sultan of Ternate is a 1500 square meter building situated on 1.5 acres of land, commissioned on 24 November 1813 by Sultan Muhammad Ali. It was built by a Chinese architect as a palace for the Sultan. The palace was handed over to the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture in 1981 and was inaugurated as a museum in 1982, though it still functions as a residence for the Sultan.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mengunjungi Museum Kedaton Sultan Ternate". turindo.co.id. Retrieved 5 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Museum Kedaton Sultan Ternate, Saksi Bisu Kejayaan Kesultanan Ternate". yukpegi.com. Retrieved 5 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "Museum Kedaton Sultan Ternate: Kejayaan Kesultanan Ternate di Indonesia Timur". indonesia.travel. Retrieved 5 June 2014. 

Coordinates: 0°48′1.48″N 127°23′3.28″E / 0.8004111°N 127.3842444°E / 0.8004111; 127.3842444