Field Study of Archeology Study Program Students at Udayana University: Exploring the History of Klungkung Regency through the Semarajaya Museum

On Tuesday, April 2 2024, several Archeology students from the classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022 carried outfield study to the Semarajaya and Kerta Gosa Museums located in Klungkung Regency.

Field study This took place at 13.00-15.00 WITA and was accompanied by Lecturer Dr. I Nyoman Wardi, S.S., M.Si. This activity was carried out as an effort to implement learning in the Museum Management course. The aim is for students to know what collection objects are and how to manage collection objects at the Semarajaya Museum.   

Apart from that, this visit aims to get to know and study in more depth the cultural and historical heritage of Klungkung Regency which is stored in the Semarajaya Museum. The museum hopes that students can study existing objects to use as data in their final research assignments. The Klungkung Regency Culture and Tourism Office and the Semarajaya Museum UPTD are also willing to provide the necessary assistance and information.

At the Semarajaya Museum there are still many remains that have not been studied further, therefore the museum hopes that students can play an active role in this process. The UPTD Semarajaya Museum said, "The Semarajaya Museum has many things that can be learned, where this museum was established as a reminder of the historical events of the 'Puputan Klungkung' war which we can see through the objects left behind." The UPTD Museum and the Department of Culture and Tourism hope that more people will come to visit, both students, students, the general public and local and foreign tourists.

 Both us students and Mr. Wardi as the course lecturer would like to express our gratitude for the good welcome and extraordinary preparation from the Klungkung Regency Culture and Tourism Office and the UPTD Semarajaya Museum Klungkung. "Considering that we were quite sudden in conveying our visit to the museum." said Diva, as the coordinator of the Museum Management course.

The UPTD Semarajaya Museum Klungkung welcomed this visit with the hope that it could provide a valuable experience for students and the public who came to visit. They hope that visits like this can have a positive impact in efforts to preserve and spread knowledge about cultural heritage in the Klungkung Regency area, Bali.