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National Museum

Jln. Medan Merdeka Barat 12, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
+62 21 3447778
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In 1778, the Batavia Society for Arts and Science established what would become, after many expansions and name changes, the world-famous National Museum.
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  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Jln. Medan Merdeka Barat 12, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
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+62 21 3447778
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Reviewed yesterday

The place got a complete collection that reflects Indonesia's long and rich history. It's also a favorite place to visit for Thai tourists, since one of the museum's statue was a gift from a Thai king. Nice spot to make instagrammable photos. Need bigger and...More

Thank Destya P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Indeeed interesting, but you need to keep your mind open for new old discoveries. area is traffic collapsed so be prudent planifiying the visit (as earliest the best) and where are you going to stop and the driver will park. you will need at least...More

Thank Nuria-Fuente
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to learn about the history of Indonesia, great exhibits, well displayed and a good place to take the whole family to

Thank Sudhir_Rajagopal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good collection in a colonial building. The upgrade it now. Start at the fourth floor walking down. The shop is worthless

Thank Nick K
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we visited in Dec 2016, parts of the museum were under renovation. However the rest itself was vast and took us a while to go thru. For those interested, its worth half a day spent here... plus its all under Air-con so you dont...More

Thank Surendra S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum located in Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat, Jakarta, west side of another attractive place, MONAS (Monumen Nasional). From room to room, they showed many artefacts, traditional costums, houses, jewelleries, traditional houses, and history of ethnics from each province in Indonesia. But, for several room,...More

Thank Iwan G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Showcases the history and culture in Indonesia. Shows that the country is a melting pot. Mixture of all the peoples that lived in Indonesia the influence they had on what is here today.

Thank kcwalksja
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was well laid out and had good info about Indonesia. Quiet and not very crowded. We spent about an hour.

Thank nriemen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love their Keris collection. Amazing and stunning collection They are renovating and hopefully they will finish it soon. There will be a theatre too...!!! Finally. All the best for Jakarta Goverment.

Thank laurenskwok
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite comfortable place to visit, easy to access. But this museum didn't have too much antique collection. 1x visit is more than enough

Thank I'am J
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drnthatte
14 September 2016|
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Response from Sonny V | Reviewed this property |
From the Airport you can go directly to the the museum and the you can put your bag in the locker of the museum, there is a man in the next step of the ticket counter to put your bag. Must be count the time from the airport... More
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J B
20 June 2016|
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Response from michelacav2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the museum is kids friendly in terms of free spaces but if you mean "kids friendly" in terms of activity I think not. But the museum is really big and you can enjoy it.
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