The North Sumatra Museum or locally known as Gedung Arca Museum, is a state-owned museum located along Jalan H.M Jhoni, Medan, Indonesia. This museum is the largest museum in North Sumatra and includes a variety of cultural heritage of Indonesia, as well as art and crafts from various ethnic groups in North Sumatra.
This museum building was constructed in 1954. The museum itself was inaugurated on 19 April 1982 by the Minister of Education and Culture, Daoed Joesoef. This museum is one of the foremost museums in Indonesia.
The museum stands on an area of 10,468 m2 and consists of a main building of two floors which functions as a permanent exhibition space, a place for temporary exhibitions, an audio-visual room/lecture, administration, and other supportive parts of the overall arrangements.