Cultural Heritage of the Moluccas

Current Exhibitions

At present the Museum Siwalima shows in an ethnographic exhibition-buildung and in a separated maritime exibition-building important samples of its collection, which covers 5.226 pieces. In the ethnographic exhibitions the following topics are (well treated) presented: traditional architecture, household articles, textiles and clothes, jewelry, ceramics, religion, traditional economic systems (including hunting, means of payment, production of eucalyptus oil and edibles like Sago, palm wine) and others.

architecture, habitation

religious sculptures


textiles and clothes

musical instruments

domestic appliances

traditional kitchen

whales skeletons

maritime showroom, coral reef

maritime exhibitions - transport boats