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National Archives Museum

Jl. Gajah Mada no. 111, Jakarta, Indonesia
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Beautiful historic buildings and grounds of the former Governor of Batavia.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jl. Gajah Mada no. 111, Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the colonial buildings maintained well and often as function venue. Well trimmed grass & tree as well as well maintained buildings. People come normally for photography including those pre wedding pictures. Nothing much to see.

Thank Bobby S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Not to may can be seen in this building. Not to may artifact. In my opinion this building only can be interesting to architecht who is looking for old colonial architecture. Entrance ticket is free.

Thank I'am J
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A beautiful vintage building and sometimes using as a wedding ceremony on the back hall. If you like Architecture, it's worthed to visit here.

Thank Yennylukes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Not much to see on this museum as they need to be imrove lot on this !! not happy with the museum but the surrounding are great !!

Thank mrmaran
Reviewed 20 September 2016

A must see if visiting Old Town. It is located just before the Old Town complex. The garden and surroundings are well maintained. Sometimes the complex is used for wedding and exhibitions. The building itself is magnificent.

Thank Bonchank
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Once a Dutch Manor, residence of VOC's governor Reinier de Klerk, built in early 1700's. Later after independence, it was used as National Achive. Nowadays national archive moved to new Building in south Jakarta, and the old manor open to public and usually used as...More

Thank Edo W
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

This elegant building was, in the 18th century, the residence of the Governor General of the Dutch East Indies trading company. In 1992 the building was renovated and defined as a cultural heritage. Today is a museum and it is used as a venue for...More

Thank Gianpaolo B
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

I was married in 2014 in this beautiful place. Until now, with my husband, we always visit this place again and again. Lovely and memorable place for us..

Thank Inka P
Reviewed 26 February 2016

This is a Old Building since the dutch period and this building still well maintain. This Building also use as a Outdoor Party Venue, can be use as a Wedding Party, Gathering, etc. This Area really open air except inside the building it self.

1  Thank Ferry_Kasenda
Reviewed 15 February 2016

we were taken there and it is very nice,, it is big, but the time given is short,Very nice items worth seeing, one should go with atleast 1 hour with you.

Thank shivurmi
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