Jakarta as the famous city in Indonesia has so many museums that spread in so many types. It comes from a historical museum, art museums, industrial museums, and many more. The place also spreads in different places so that you can visiting them to fulfill your holiday.
Commonly the museum in Indonesia was made for educational purposes. But museums also become one of the must-visit places in Jakarta during the weekend. Besides, for some museums such as the historical museum, it can be the place to reminisce the Indonesian heroes or something historical to Indonesia.
Here we have some of the lists of Indonesian museum which located in Jakarta. Visiting them not only will makes you more educated, but also more refreshing and recharges both of your mind and soul. Let’s check them out!
1. Bank Indonesia Museum
Bank Indonesia museum becomes the symbol of the struggle of Indonesian Rupiah to become the Indonesian money. There are describes about economical growth in Indonesia and the banking method from time to time.
Bank Indonesia museum located in Jembatan Batu street no. 3, Pinangsia, Tamansari RT 003/006, the west of Jakarta. This museum opens daily start from 7.30 am – 3.30 pm from Monday to Friday, and 8 am – 4 pm from Saturday to Sunday. The ticket takes about IDR5,000 as per person to visit the museum.
2. Fatahillah Museum
Fatahillah museum is commonly known as the History of Jakarta museum. People believe that the building of the museum used to was the Batavian governor’s office building. That is why in this museum you can find about Batavian history completes with the legacy of the Dutches.
Fatahillah Museum is located in Kota Tua, Taman Fatahilah street no. 1, Pinangsia, Tamansari, the west of Jakarta. The museum does not open daily but starts from Thursday to Sunday from 9 am – 5 pm. The ticket needs about IDR5,000 for adults and IDR2,000 for kids.
3. National Museum
The national museum is popular with the elephant museum because it has an elephant sculpture in front of the building. You can find so many statues from the Majapahit kingdom and other old inscriptions.
The national museum is located in Medan Merdeka Barat street no. 12, Gambir, the center of Jakarta. It opens daily which different operational hours. Monday the museum is closed and open daily start from Thursday to Friday from 8 am – 4 pm. Saturday to Monday start from 8 am – 5 pm.
The ticket to visit the museum is about IDR3,000 for adults and IDR1,000 for students. For the foreign tourist, the ticket can be charge at IDR10,000.
4. Proclamation Script Museum
Proclamation script museum contains the script which read by Soekarno as the first Indonesian president in independence declaration day. the room is made as if it is the room that Soekarno and others formulating the script.
Proclamation script museum located in Imam Bonjol street no. 15, RT 009/004, Menteng, the center of Jakarta. The ticket to visit this museum is varying start from IDR500 for kids and up to IDR2,000 for adults. For foreign tourists the ticket charges around IDR10,000.
5. Kebangkitan Nasional Museum
Kebangkitan Nasional museum describes the national awakening in Indonesia that start from the education, economy, and other aspects. It also describes how Indonesia facing the illiterate and became literate people because of R.A Kartini.
Kebangkitan Nasional museum is located in Abdul Rachman Saleh street no. 26, RT 004/005, Senen, the center of Jakarta. The ticket cost about IDR1,000 for kids and IDR2,000 for adults.
6. Nasional Monument Museum (Monas)
Monas museum becomes the most favorable museum because you can visit the top of Monas and get magnificent of Jakarta view from there. the museum describes the struggle of Indonesian before they claim the independence declaration.
Monas located in Gambir, the center of Jakarta. The ticket to visit the museum start from IDR2,000 up to IDR5,000 as per person. It opens daily from Thursday to Sunday but Monday is closed. For office hours it opens start from 8 am – 4 pm, but on the weekend it closed before 5 pm.
7. Textiles Museum
Textiles museum is the reminiscence of industrial evolving in Indonesia. textiles in Indonesia is varying and almost every region has its textiles. For example, they have Batik and even describes how to make a perfect Batik which originally comes from Indonesia. Most of them are available in some famous markets in Jakarta.
Textiles museum located in Aipda KS Tubun street no. 2 – 4, the center of Jakarta. Monday they are closed and opens daily fro Thursday to Sunday start from 9 am – 3 pm. The ticket cost about IDR2,000 for kids, IDR3,000 for colleges, and IDR5,000 for adults.
8. Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII)
TMII becomes the most favorable places to visit with the most museum that exists there. you can find the Hakka museum which describes Chinese culture, postage stamp museum, insects museum, science and technology museum, Asmat museum, art museum, and many more.
The museum opens daily from Sunday to Monday start from 7 am – 10 am. The ticket comes to vary which starts from IDR1,000 up to IDR10,000. The museum is always crowded daily and has a good location in east Jakarta. And if you are lucky there will be traditional dances performances from Jakarta that you can see.
So, there are eight museums in Jakarta that you should know. Commonly they will so be crowded on the weekend and holiday seasons. By visiting the museum you will not only become more educated but also can refresh your mind. Are you ready to visit them? Don’t forget to try some Betawi cuisines there.
For some museums such as Monas and TMII becomes so crowded on the weekend and holiday seasons. So, if you are planning to visit them these days, it’s better to well prepared before you go.