Subak Museum (subak=irrigation system in Bali) 6.26 Ha / 900 m2 wide, is a museum colleting the Balinese traditional agriculture tools and old documentation to remind all young generation about Subak Organization which has famous in the world. It is located on Jalan Gatot Subroto Sanggulan Tabanan, Sanggulan countryside, Kediri sub district and Tabanan regency precisely 20 Km west part of Denpasar town. This museum is opened for public and
Denpasar, located geographically in coordinates: 8° 39′ 0″ South, 115° 13′ 0″ East, with the area of 127.78 km2, or 12 778 ha, is the capital of Bali Province where previously it was a capital of Badung Empire which is controlling the south part region of Bali Island from the end of 18 century until conquered by Dutch in 1906. Denpasar is a place for Bali Governor’s office therewith all offices from private sector until important government office like telecommunications, post office, bank, schools, airline and hospital (Sanglah Hospital, the biggest hospital in Bali), Bali Museum, public temple Jagatnatha. Taman Budaya or Bali Art Center
The word of Denpasar, den-pasar is means in north of market. It is a fast growing town especially since the tourism industry growth around 1960.
Bali Museum is strategically located in Major Wisnu Street in Denpasar Bali and it is find it due to the location is in the heart town. In the north side there are glorious temple of Jagatnatha, meanwhile in front of it the Puputan Badung (Badung Courtyard) and four face statue (Catur Muka Statue) are located. The development of Bali Museum is begun by the existence of initiative how to vitally the heritage of Balinese culture and taking care of, preserve and maintaining. The initiative is based on the existence of feeling to worry, that there is symptom a kind of culture erosion, so that the cultural heritage become totally disappeared, lose, what omit only photograph and documentations.
Bali Museum History
Bali Museum save the Balinese culture Heritage, emerge the founding plan a museum which afterward becomes the Bali Museum :