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“Not even kitsch value”
Review of Tin Museum

Tin Museum
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Was very curious about this place as it was the only museum we heard about, and seemed to be one of the only sights in Pangkal Pinang. Small museum with very uninspiring displays, much more impressive from outside than inside. It was free entry so I guess you get what you pay for.

The history of the building seemed more interesting than the museum - it was used for negotiations between the Indonesians and the Netherlands during the independence war - but we only learned about this from a sign on the museum front yard (and not in the best area to read) after we had already visited.

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Reviewed 14 May 2016

There was a museum staff beside me who explained a lot of things as I looked around the museum, so I learned the history of tin mining in Bangka. There's a tin souvenir workshop behind the museum that you can see the process of making tin keychain or tin statue.

Thank Eva H
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Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

It's a small museum with not so much artefacts. However if you would like to learn about the history of Bangka then you should come to this museum.

Inside the museum you will find several very informative diorama. The information is also nicely presented.

The museum keeper also acts as guide. The museum doesn't charge any entrance ticket.

Thank Rendra H
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Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

The museum isn'T large. There are The Story of The First exploration by East Hindie, The Story also tell abouT South China people that migration to Bangka Belitung and others Part in Indonesia that become The worker of tin mining that period.That's why There a lot of chinese in Bangka and Belitung.
Behind of The main building You can see The pewter craft.The handmade made from tin. That also

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Reviewed 7 February 2015

This museum gave us a bit of history and background of tin mining in Bangka.
There was no guide in the museum, so we just have to read the information shown on the exhibits and displays. There was no one to ask for more information. I guess this is why the place lacks the warmth
Entry is free of charge.

Thank Hasim S
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