Kata Museum by Andrea Hirata, The Best Literary Museum in Indonesia!
The Kata Museum was built to appreciate literary works in Indonesia and worldwide.
20 Jun 2022 · By Ayurizka Purwadhania
Kata Museum by Andrea Hirata
Kata Museum by Andrea Hirata

Bangka Belitung is one of the locations of the most popular Indonesian film of all time, namely “Laskar Pelangi”. In Bangka Belitung, there are also many tourist attractions and things you can do, one of which is visiting the Andrea Hirata’s Kata Museum.

Andrea Hirata is a writer from Bangka Belitung, famously known for his novel “Laskar Pelangi”, which was later adapted into a movie. The movie adaptation is then named as one of the legendary film of all time in Indonesia.

History of Andrea Hirata's Kata Museum

Reading room /
Reading room / Indonesia Kaya

The Andrea Hirata’s Kata Museum was built to appreciate literary works in Indonesia and worldwide. This museum has various collections of popular literature from writers in Indonesia and abroad.

The museum, which was inaugurated in 2012, holds many Andrea Hirata’s commemorations related to the world of literature. Some of his legendary works are also stored in this museum. The purpose of this museum is to inspire Indonesian youth to strive to achieve their goals, as narrated in the novel Laskar Pelangi.

Location of Andrea Hirata's Kata Museum

Front view of the Kata Museum
Front view of the Kata Museum

Inside Andrea Hirata's Kata Museum

Kupi Kuli
Kupi Kuli
Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame

There are several rooms in the Andrea Hirata’s Kata Museum. In the entrance area, you will be greeted by Kupi Kuli, which serves Belitung specialty coffee you can enjoy on the spot.

Then there are other rooms, such as the Ikal Room, which neatly stores some of the knick-knacks for the role of Ikal in the Laskar Pelangi film. You'll see how Andrea Hirata loves the world of literature with all the works and commemorations he keeps here.

Entrance Ticket Prices & Opening Hours

  • Entrance Ticket Price: IDR 50,000/person
  • Opening Hours: 09.30-17.00 WIB

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