People still assume that a museum is simply a place where things are collected and displayed for the visitors to have a look at. However, simultaneously, they did not realize that there is no learning process in occurring. Basically, museum based learning can be more related in history education to improves patriotism. Museum based learning is a process of teaching outside the classroom in the study of history subject. The use of museum as outdoor learning tool can enhance the value of patriotism among students. Most researchers only focus on teaching and learning in the classroom. The purpose of this paper is to give knowledge to students about the importance of museum-based learning, to create good moral values and to expose the students to experiences the reality. In this regard, this paper will discuss about types of exploration activities within the museum that are suitable for implementation, challenges and suggestions for improvement of students so that it can enhance student’s interest in patriotism. Through this writing, it is hoped that it will serve as a source of reference for future researchers making the museum as a medium of outdoor learning.
museum-based learning, history education, outdoor learning, patriotism, moral value