Great collection but badly maintained and presented. The place looks like a dark jumble sale. What a shame because it could be a real attraction.
This is a must see not only for the lovely architecture but was very interesting as well.We had a good wonder round .
It was Saturday,the elevator is under maitenance from octor-december 2013, is written only from one side of arrival. The museum close at 15.00 in the afternoon, so we can't visit anything.
There are guided English tours on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am. The admission charge for foreigners is 10,000 IDR ($1.00 USD). Most visitors would not have time to visit all the major islands of Indonesia and the museum has displays from every region. I was very lucky to have a knowledgeable guide for the first 1.5 hours of my... More
but it is a nice interesting museum but was very disappointed that a few rooms were closed and I was not informed about it before I purchased the ticket
Indonesia has the enviable position of having some of the most ancient human remains in the world. Who wouldn't want to see a 700,000 year old pre-human skull? I don't think the National Museum wants anyone to see it as they have it displayed in a knee level cabinet with poor lighting. I'm glad that I was specifically looking for... More
The National Museum is worth a visit and provides an interesting view into Indonesian history and especially the way Indonesia sees itself. There are English language panels throughout the museum.
If you like to see and know about ancient Indonesia, it is a good place to be visited. It is advisable to stroll the museum with the guide. Museum's employee would be your guide and sometimes there are some volunteers. Please check the day and the time. Across National Museum, there is National Monument (Monas), it is a good idea,... More
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