The Lampung Provincial State Museum “Ruwa Jurai” began pioneering in 1975/1976, and since then physical development has continued to be carried out in this 17,010 m2 land area. Along with the commemoration of International Literacy Day which was centered in Bandar Lampung on September 24, 1988. The Lampung State Museum was inaugurated by Prof. Dr. Fuad Hasan.
The UPTD of the Lampung Provincial State Museum “Ruwa Jurai” is a public museum, with the classification of Museum Lampung collections consisting of 10 types, namely: Biology, Geology, Keramologika, Philology, Historics, Numismatics and Heraldika, Ethnography, Fine Arts and Technology. Until the middle of 2008, a total of 4,588 units. The museum has several programs including Special Exhibitions, Traveling Exhibits, Mobile Museums, Seminars and Research, Traveling Guidance, and Publishing.