Museum Satria Mandala (Mandala Knight Museum)
History of the struggle of Indonesia in order to seize and defend the Republic of Indonesia (NKRI) takes a long time to sacrifice body and soul as well as property that is priceless. Indonesian struggle with the military at its core, to struggle together in an atmosphere of togetherness. In the course of history can be summarized that the history of national struggle in the history of the military has an important role in improving and strengthening the soul and the spirit of national identity in achieving national goals. Because by learning the history of the nation are expected to behave and act intelligently in the future. Therefore the soldiers and the public interest to understand and put the life of the nation must always be cultivated.
Museums, monuments, and libraries in the Pusjarah TNI, presents the historical struggle of the Indonesian people, especially the history of the military struggle in the capture, retain, and the independence-through diorama diorama. Among diorama depicting the glory of the archipelago and unite the nation's ideals presented in the Museum soldiering Indonesia. While there is a diorama, dioramas at the Museum illustrates the history of birth Satriamandala the Indonesian military (TNI). Contained within the present building Purbawisesa Alert diorama depicting the military struggle together with people in the crowd crush separatist DI / TII. The next presentation of the diorama about the event G30S/PKI rebellion against the Republic of Indonesia are in the Pancasila Monument Way. Besides collections of written sources, such as books and magazines relating to the history of the struggle TNI TNI is available in the Library.
Through the museums, monuments, and libraries, community aan understand the struggle of Indonesia, especially the history of military struggle and at the same motivation to emulate the fighting spirit of our national heroes.
Satriamandala Museum is located at Jalan Gatot no.14 Subroto, South Jakarta. Museum building was formerly known as the Pensions Yaso residence Ratna Sari Dewi Sukarno Sukarno and place of burial interred in Blitar, East Java.
In this museum objects relating to the history of the struggle of the Indonesian Army (TNI) from 1945 until now, such as various light and heavy weapons, attributes the army, the banners and symbols in the military, war vehicles such as tanks and armored , various types of aircraft from the past. One of them is Cureng aircraft ever flown by Augustine Adisutjipto and stretchers that are used when the Great General Sudriman guerrilla against the invaders.
Inside the museum there are 74 dioramas depicting the military role in defending and maintaining the Unitary Republic of Indonesia (NKRI). One of them is a diorama depicting the Battle of Surabaya on the 10th of November 1945. Still in the building complex are wary Satriamandala Museum presents Purbawisesa military diorama depicting the struggle of the people together quell separatist gangs DI / TII in West Java, Central Java, Aceh, South Kalimantan, and Sulawesi in the 60's.
In addition to the dioramas, also exhibited a document, map operations, and other relics objects. Other facilities at this museum is the Children's Reading Garden, souvenir shop, cafeteria, and a multipurpose building with a capacity of 600 seats for various activities and meetings.