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Sawahlunto is in West Sumatra, Indonesia.


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Info box gallery and Mbah Soero mining tunnel : Mining was Sawahlunto trade mark. You can enter the tunnel with a guide. The tunnel was dig by the "chain people" (prisoners from the Netherlands where sent there by their government) and the miners. Mbah Soero tunnel was closed in 1930 and re-opened in 2007 for tourists. After the tunnel, you can visit the little gallery where you can see historical pictures of Sawahlunto.

Ransoem Warehouse Museum This museum is actually the ancient warehouse used by the Dutch. A part of this warehouse was used to prepare the food for the miners. In this museum, there is also an ethnography gallery, a photo gallery and a science and technology center.

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