Exploring Museums in Jakarta

Jakarta is not only a destination of business but also leisure by visiting museums for foreign and domestic visitors. As the capital city of Indonesia, Jakarta has more museums than other cities Indonesia. You can learn an extensive aspects of Indonesia by attending museums of your choice while in Jakarta.

These museums are scattered around in its five administrative areas : West Jakarta (Jakarta Barat), East jakarta (Jakarta Timur), North jakarta (Jakarta Utara), South Jakarta (Jakarta Selatan, and Central Jakarta (Jakarta Pusat). See the following map of Jakarta for more information graphically (www.wikipedia.com).

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West Jakarta

Museum Fatahillah (Jakarta History Museum).

In the era of VOC in Batavia, Jakarta History Museum was originally used as City Hall (Stadhuis). On 27 April 1626, the Governor-General Pieter de Carpentier (1623-1627) to build a new city hall building which was then renovated on January 25, 1707 in the reign of Governor-General Joan van Hoorn and was only completed on 10 July 1710, in the reign of Governor General Abraham van Riebeeck.

In addition as the City Hall, this building also serves as the Court, the Civil Registry Office, where people worship on Sunday, and the Municipal Council (College van Scheppen). In the years 1925-1942 the building was also used as the Office of the Provincial Government of West Java and in 1942-1945 is used for the collection office logistics Dai Nippon. 1952 is also used as the Command Headquarters of the Military Town (KMK) I, which later became the West Jakarta District Military Command 0503. After that in 1968 the building was handed over to the Jakarta Government and subsequently used as a museum in 1974.

Jakarta History Museum, located at Jalan Taman Fatahillah 1, West Jakarta, is a museum institution that has a long history. In 1919, in the framework of the 300 years of the founding of the city of Batavia, Batavia city residents, especially the Netherlands became interested in the history of the city of Batavia. In 1930 established a foundation named Oud Batavia (Batavia Lama), which aims to gather all the particulars about the history of the city of Batavia. 1936, Oud Batavia Museum was inaugurated by the Governor General Tjarda van Starkenborgh Stachouwer (1936-1942), and opened to the public in 1939.

Oud Batavia Museum is a private institution under the auspices of the Royal Royal Batavian Society of Arts and Sciences (Batavia Association for Arts and Sciences), which was founded in 1778 and played a role in setting up the National Museum. The collections are mostly relics of Dutch people who lived in Batavia since the beginning of the sixteenth century, such as furniture, home furnishings tanngga, weapons, ceramics, maps, and books.

At the time of independence, Oud Batavia Museum changed its name to Old Djakarta Museum under the auspices of IFI (Institute of Culture Indonesia) and in 1968 handed over to the Government of DKI Jakarta. After the Jakarta History Museum was inaugurated on March 30, 1974, the entire collection of the Museum of Old Djakarta moved to Jakarta History Museum and coupled with the collection of the National Museum.

Since 1999 the Jakarta History Museum was conceived not just as a place to care for and exhibit objects from the colonial period, but should be a place for the entire audience to increase the knowledge and experience of the history of the city, and can be enjoyed as a recreational area. This museum seeks to provide a variety of information on the long drive the city's history, from prehistoric times to the present in a more creative, as well as organizing recreational activities and attractive in order to raise public awareness of the importance of cultural heritage.

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Museum of Bank Mandiri.
Established on October 2, 1998, Mandiri Museum occupies an area of ​​10 039 m2, and is formerly the building of Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij (NHM) or Factorji Batavia which is owned by the Dutch trading company that later evolved into the company in the banking field.

Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij (NHM) was nationalized in 1960 and became one of the office building of Farmers and Fishermen Cooperative Bank (BKTN) Import Export Affairs. Then, along with the birth of the Export-Import Bank Indonesia (Exim Bank) on December 31, 1968, the building was turned into the headquarters of Bank Export Import (Exim Bank), until finally the legal merger Exim Bank and Bank Dagang Negara (BDN), Bank Bumi Daya ( BBD) and Bank Pembangunan Indonesia (Bapindo) into Bank Mandiri (1999), then the building became assets of Bank Mandiri.

The Building of Museum of Bank Mandiri (ex-Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij (NHM)) was designed by three Dutch architect , J.J.J. de Bruyn, A.P. Smits and C. van de Linde. This building was built in 1929 and on January 14, 1933 was officially opened by C. J Karel Van Aalst, the 10th President of NHM. These ex-NHM building looks solid the  architecture of Niew Zakelijk or Art Deco Classic.

The museum collection consists of various collections related to banking activity "old days" and its development, ranging from the collection owned by banks operating supplies, securities, ancient currency (numismatic), deposit boxes, and others.

The Collection of operational equipment bank "old days" is unique, among others, is the coffers, money counting machines mechanics, calculator, machine bookkeeping, printing machines, tools pres bundle, seals press, safe deposit box as well as various securities such as deposit slips, sertikat deposits, checks, bonds, and stocks. In addition, ornamental buildings, interiors and furniture museum is pristine as when it was founded.

Jl. Lapangan Stasiun No. 1 (In front of Stasiun Kota) Jakarta Kota

Tel. : (021) 5275577

Fax. : (021) 5274477


Museum Universitas Pelita Harapan (MUPH) is an art study center located in Lippo Village, Tangerang. As part of the University of Pelita Harapan, the museum is devoted to meetthe needs of educational institutions in the field of fine arts of Indonesianow very rapid development. The purpose of this museum is to give the feel and understanding of art in people's lives, giving space science development and appreciation of Indonesian art.

Until now, MUPH located on the 3rd Floor Tower Building Sun already has a collection of 880 paintings, with a variety of artists ranging from Raden Saleh, a group of artists Mooi Indie, consisting of artists Europeans living in Indonesia during the Dutch colonial, groups of artists Persagi, artists modern Indonesia, to artists contemporary works. Unfortunately, due to space limitations, the gallery can only display 35 to 40 works of art.

Address:  Jl. Asia Lt.10 tower, Bulevard, Diponegoro 101, Lippo Karawaci, Tangerang

Museum of Bank Indonesia
Bank Indonesia Museum is located at Jl. Pintu Besar Utara 3, Jakarta Barat (front Beos Kota station), occupies an area of ​​former Bank Indonesia building which is a city of cultural heritage relics De Javasche Bank homage to neo-classical, combined with local influences, and was first built in 1828.

This museum presents information Bank Indonesia's role in the history of the nation that began before the arrival of the west of the archipelago until the formation of Bank Indonesia in 1953 and the policies of Bank Indonesia, also includes background and impact of Bank Indonesia policies for the public until 2005. the presentation is packaged in such a way to take advantage of modern technology and multi-media, such as electronic displays, static panels, plasma televisions, and a diorama thereby creating the convenience of visitors to enjoy the Museum of Bank Indonesia. There are also the facts and the collection of historical objects in the period before the establishment of Bank Indonesia, as in the time of kingdoms archipelago, which include money numismatic collection also attractively displayed.

Inauguration of Museum Bank Indonesia conducted through two stages, namely the inauguration of Phase I and opened to the public (soft opening) on ​​15 December 2006 by the Governor of Bank Indonesia at the time, Burhanuddin Abdullah, and the inauguration of the second phase (grand opening) by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, on July 21, 2009.

Address : Jl. M.H. Thamrin No. 2, Jakarta 10350

Tel. : (021) 572 5047

Fax. : (021) 572 5047

Textile Museum Jakarta.
Batik is one of so many kinds of textiles in Indonesia, which became the nation's heritage and has worldwide. Besides batik, there are many more fabrics woven artificial typical artisans throughout the country. As the provision of information and means of education in this regard, then on June 28, 1976, a museum was inaugurated by Mrs. Tien Soeharto.

The museum is named Jakarta Textile Museum.If a visit to this museum, you can directly use and enjoy amenities such as a parking lot, ticket booth, information center, toilets, a prayer room, a cafeteria, a library, and a souvenir shop. 

The visitors will be presented a collection of batik and woven fabrics are so pretty. In addition, a collection of clothing and textiles, contemporary, and weaving equipment from various regions was presented.Not to forget, a collection of various types of plants in the garden of natural dyes, as well as fiber plant garden equipped with benches and tables garden so that visitors can also participate in one of the batik training activities provided by the manager of the museum.  

The training was conducted in the pavilion batik.Given the types of collections at this museum requires special treatment, the showrooms and galleries batik equipped with special humidity gauges. For any maintenance to be done in a special room fabric treatments. Therefore, visitors are really not allowed to smoke while in the museum area.Uniquely in this museum, as long as the visitors toured the exhibition hall, many offerings that are similar objects placed near the collection that you will encounter. Functioning as what? Curious? Pay a visit and discover the answer immediately.


The Museum of Fine Arts and Ceramics,Museum Seni Rupa dan Keramik, is a museum dedicated especially to the display of traditional fine art and ceramics of Indonesia. The museum is at Jalan Pos Kota No.2 in east side of Fatahillah Square, near Jakarta History Museum and Wayang Museum.

The building of the Fine Art and Ceramic Museum was completed on January 12, 1870, and was used as the Court of Justice (Dutch: de Raad van Justitie). The building was known as Paleis van Justitie. During the Japanese occupation, the building was used by KNIL and later after the independence of Indonesia, was used as the Indonesian military dormitory and as the logistic warehouse. In 1967, the building was used as the West Jakarta Mayor Office. In 1974, the building was used as an office for the Jakarta Museum and History Department. The building was officially inaugurated as the Fine Art and Ceramic museum by president Soeharto on August 20, 1976.

With around 400 pieces in its collection, this museum displays wooden totems, batik cloth, sketches, sculpture in various media, and paintings, as well as a wide variety of ceramics. The paintings span from the 19th century to current times and include several works by well-known Indonesan artists, including Raden Saleh and Affandi. Classical Balinese sculpture, symbolic wood totems, and sculptures by modern artists from throughout the archipelago are also on display.

The collection featuters ceramics of local and foreign origin, ranging from antique to contemporary. A number of Majapahit-era( 14th century) items are also on view, along with items from Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, and Europe. Chinese ceramics- particularly from the Ming and Qing dynasties- acoount for the largest number of items. The museum also houses a reference library, a souvenir shop, and an earthenware studio, which is open to the public.


The Wayang Museum is a museum dedicated to Javanese puppetry. The museum is located in Kota Tua, Jakarta in the same complex of Fatahilla Square , which include Jakarta History Museum, Fine Art and Ceramic Museum, and Kota Post Office art gallery.This museum lies at Jl. Pintu Besar Utara No. 27 Jakarta Barat.

      Puppet Museum building was originally an old church VOC was established in 1640 under the name 'de oude Hollandsche Kerk'. Until 1732 the building served as a place of worship civilian population and Dutch soldiers who lived in Batavia.In 1733 the church was restored and renamed the "de Nieuwe Hollandsche Kerk" which stood until 1808. In the courtyard of the church, which is now a open park of the Puppet Museum, there are nine (9) inscriptions which display the names of officials Dutch ever buried in the church yard.

As a result of the earthquake, the Dutch church building was damaged. Furthermore, in these locations rebuilt a building that functioned as a warehouse belonging to the company Geo Wehry & Co. The front of the museum was built in 1912 with Noe Reinaissance style, and in 1938 the entire building was renovated and adapted to the style of the Colonial Dutch house at the time.

On August 14 1936 building and land is set to be a monument. Subsequently purchased by Royal Batavian Society of Arts and Sciences (BG) is an independent agency that aims to promote research in the field of art and science, especially in the fields of biology, physics, archeology, literature, ethnology and history, and publishes the results. In 1937 the agency handed over the building to the Stichting oud Batavia and later converted into a museum with the name "de oude Bataviasche Museum" or the museum of the Old Batavia is the opening made by the Governor General of the Dutch East Indies last, Jonkheer Meester Aldius Warmoldu Lambertus Tjarda van Starkenborg Stachouwer, on December 22 1939.
     The museum has a collection of various kinds of wayang, such as wayang kulit and wayang golek. It also displays various collections of wayang and dolls from countries like Malaysia, Thailand, Suriname, China, Vietnam, France, India and Cambodia. The museum also shows gamelan sets, wayang sculptures, as well as wayang paintings. Inside the museum is the plate marking the tombstone of Jan Pieterszoon Coen.A wayang theater and a workshop of wayang-making is periodically organised in the museum.

East Jakarta


Abdullah Basoeki Museum was established on 25 September 2001 and was inaugurated by the Minister of Culture and Tourism Drs. I Gede Ardika. This museum houses the private collection of paintings and Basoeki Abdullah. The museum is managed by the Ministry of Education and Culture.

The museum was founded on the will Basoeki Abdullah who died on November 5, 1993, Basoeki Abdullah ordered that the personal collection of paintings and art objects in the form of goods or home along with his residence is granted to the Government of the Republic of Indonesia. Until the 1998 financial house in Jalan Raya No. 19, Cilandak Barat, South Jakarta submitted to the Government of the Republic of Indonesia through the Directorate General of Culture. The building houses two levels of ± 600 m2 and ± 450 m2 land area of ​​this house then remodeled to be used as a museum and was inaugurated on 25 September 2001.
Statue of Basoeki Abdullah.

Paintings collection consists of:

a. The collection of original paintings : 112 pieces

b. The collection of reproduction paintings : 11 pieces.

Abdullah Basoeki personal collection comprising of 720 pieces and books, magazines totaling approximately 3000 pieces.

Museum is open for public 
from Tuesday to Friday: at 6:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m and for week end at 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Mondays and national holidays, museum is closed.

Cost of admission:

Individual: Adults  Rp 2000

Children Rp 1000

Entourage: Adults Rp 1000

Children Rp 500

Foreign: Rp 10.000

Head of Museum: Drs. Joko Madsono, M. Hum

Address: Jl Keuangan Raya No. 19, Cilandak Barat, South Jakarta

Tel: (021) 7698926

Email: basoeki.abdullah@gmail.com

Website: www.museumbasoekiabdullah.net


The works featured the scholars and Muslim intellectuals archipelago since the 17th century until the 20th century that historical value can be seen here. The cultural heritage in the form of manuscripts, manuscript Qur'an, architecture, Islamic art that has the beauty of art is also stored. Bayt al Qur'an and Istiqlal Museum, is presenting a charm to contemplate.

Bayt al Qur'an and Istiqlal Museum is a union of two different institutions, but in the unity concept. Bayt al Qur'an, which means the house of the Qur'an, with the subject matter in the form of demonstrations relating to the Qur'an, while the Istiqlal Museum displays the results of Indonesian Islamic culture.

Bayt al-Qur'an & Museum Istiqlal (BQ & MI), which occupies an area of ​​20 013 m2 was inaugurated by President Soeharto. The purpose is as a vehicle of science to the general public related to the history and the role of Islam in the historical journey of Indonesia, where the teaching and kebudayaanya proven that helped contribute to the progress of nation and state.

Showrooms Bayt al-Qur'an Manuscripts presents a variety of art from home and abroad, such as the Istiqlal manuscripts that are excellent at Istiqlal Festival II in 1995, Mushaf Wonosobo, which is the result of the creation of two students of Pondok Pesantren al Asharites, Wonosobo , Central Java, Mushaf Sundawi which features decorative illumination of West Java, and Mushaf Malaysia that featured a wide illumination typical of Malaysia.

Koran also displayed the standard of Religious Affairs, the Qur'an was outstanding and the Koran in Braille for visually impaired Muslims. Also presented Interactive Koran in the form of software (software) computer that can be operated digitally as programs other computer applications.

Space Museum Istiqlal props store and display objects that have been centuries old culture, civilization penetrate tribe, language, region, and customs in Indonesia. Historical glories past and present mingle in an event. The manuscripts of the Koran, objects tradition and heritage, architects, contemporary art, as well as other Islamic objects, all stored here, as a result of implementation and cultural implications derived from the Qur'an.

Building Bayt al-Qur'an and Istiqlal Museum 4-story with the environment far from pollution have indoor facilities such as a complete, versatile (main hall), auditorium, audiovisual, classrooms, exhibition, balconies, and others. All that can be used to conduct such activities, seminars, performances, exhibitions, competitions, scientific forums, thanksgiving, and others.

Address: Komplex Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII), East Jakarta (13560)

Tel. : (021) 8416467/68

Fax. : 8416466

Museum Indonesia is located in ​​Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII). It is adjacent to the main entrance TMII, not far from the Monument Fire Pancasila. Museum Balinese architecture with ornaments shaped entrance gate Bentar temple was inaugurated in 1980.
Overall area of ​​approximately 20,100 m2, this museum covers the main building of 7,000 m2, as well as support buildings and sculptures around it. In accordance with the philosophy of Tri Hita Karana which explains the existence of three sources of human happiness, the museum is designed to use three floors. As a source of information and learning Indonesian culture, this museum presents a collection of objects that display customized categories and themes that are on every floor.

The floor of the museum takes the theme of Unity in Diversity. On this floor we can find a wide range of traditional dress and wedding outfits from various regions in Indonesia. On this floor there is also a diorama typical Indonesian dances and various art collections of objects, such as puppet and traditional music instruments.

Cultural objects related to the environment, such as a variety of farming and hunting equipment; miniature houses and places of worship; rooms that are distinctive and unique (like a living room typical of Central Java and Palembang typical bridal room) stored neatly on the second floor on the theme of man and the environment. On this floor there is also an interesting diorama depicting the culture of Indonesia as the ceremony got off the ground and the tradition of circumcision. On the third floor exhibited handicrafts of cloth, metal, wood, and so on. The portion that is typical of this room is the presence of a very large wood carving shaped Kalpataru, the tree of life as high as eight meters wide and four meters which rose in the middle of the room.

Museum Penerangan is located inside the Taman Mini Indonesia, not far from Snow Bay Waterpark, on the north side of TMII and facing directly the pavilion of Riau province. This museum is part of the technical implementation unit of the Directorate General of Information and Public Communication, Ministry of Communication and Information.

Five elements of lighting that is face to face; radio; TV; film; as well as the press and graphics applied in the form of a museum that stands on an area of ​​10,980 m2. In addition, three philosophies of life past, present, and future is reflected in the number of levels of the building owned by the museum. Illumination illustrated history of the 452 collections and library contained 1,685 books in the area of ​​the museum which was inaugurated on 20 April 1993.

Collections are on the first floor are objects that have historical value and communication of TV, radio, movies, the international media, the media face to face; as well as the development of the press and graphics, among others typewriter output in 1945, typewriter font used Java Keraton Surakarta since 1917, the camera recorder inauguration of President Soeharto in 1971, and used motorcycle journalist Adam Malik Between leadership. On this floor too there are 17 statues of leaders of the national press as a museum collection; library; media center facilities; and a mini theater with a capacity of 60 people.

On the second floor of the museum, there is a diorama and a relief depicting the history of lighting activities, as well as a collection of photographs of the minister of information. There is also a multi-purpose room used for various events. On the third floor, we can find several sudio mini, such as a studio for editing, PFM, RRI and TVRI, as well as a collection of historical photos and information.

Science and Technology Museum is located in front of the Friendship Monument non-aligned countries and across from the Museum of Oil and Gas. The museum is still located in TMII region offers different kosep with the museum in general. In this museum every visitor just have interactive touch, hold, and play props available.

As a science museum, science and technology Exhibit Center offers a variety of interesting rides that explain various phenomena of science and technology with the guides on each wahanya. Over an area of ​​40,000 m2 there are 400 science props scattered in the building area of ​​23,400 m2.

Existing vehicle includes vehicle electric and magnetic fields; thrill rides and wave; vehicle mechanics; a vehicle for young researchers; robot spacecraft; vehicle environment; optic rides; rides an illusion; air transport vehicle; rides fluid; land transportation vehicle; rides mathematics; telecommunications spacecraft; spacecrafts; rides bird flu; rides pandemic influenza; rides ozone; and Jurassic park ride. In addition, there are various support facilities, such as the auditorium with a capacity of 130 seats, a prayer room, a cafeteria, and five meeting rooms that can be used for workshops, seminars, and others.

In the museum there are also attractions scientific experiment that became one of the attractions visitors. Among water rocket, xyro extreme, hanging bicycles, bicycles with wheel box, and homes in the tsunami earthquake corner. All of these activities held at the show demos and other rides.

Oil and Gas Museum.
Oil and Gas Museum is a museum with the theme of a special, namely mineral resources. Collections stored in it full information on the activities of oil and gas from upstream to downstream so it can be a vehicle for education is interesting to know the history of oil and gas activities in Indonesia.

Graham Widya Patra is a museum building oil and natural gas located in the area TMII. It is in the east, not far from the Museum of Science and Technology Demonstration Center and the Museum of Electricity and Energy.

Name Graha Widya Patra taken from Sanskrit. Graha means home or place of residence, widya means the science, and patra means the oil out of the rock crevices. The main building is shaped like offshore oil rigs. Two other buildings in the form of petroleum storage tanks.

On the outside of the museum building, which was inaugurated on April 20, 1989, there are objects show the original that had been used by companies mining oil and gas in the past, are among pump nod output 1930 ex Cepu, pumps cranks, and logging trucks older. Inside the room there is a role and history of photographs and objects related to the role of oil and gas in improving human welfare and development of petroleum in the country.

In addition to the theater, there is also room of diorama depicting the development of human civilization; a shift in the earth's history; the onset of oil and gas and fossil occurrence; as well as the technology to search for oil and gas resources. The inside of the building in the form of petroleum storage tanks, there are showrooms of exploration activities; exploitation; production and processing of oil and gas activities; transportation; as well as the environmental impact.

Along with the rapid development of technology, information and industry, demand for energy, particularly electrical energy, a part that can not be separated from the needs of everyday community life. Museum of Electricity and Energy, which is located on an area of ​​about 2 hectares with a building area of ​​6,500 m2, has pioneered its development since 1992, and inaugurated in 1995.

The museum is located in TMII, dealing with museum Science and Technology Demonstration Center, next to the museum of Oil and Gas. In the museum area that forms the building meripakan representation of the atomic structure shape of the tread, there are two platforms namely electric platforms and new energy bridge. Both of these platforms presents a wide collection of interesting blends with modern mechanical and electronic technology.

As an innovative and educational museum, a three-story museum offers a lot of interesting things, including the demonstration of Nuclear Reactor PWR (Pressurized Water Reaction) which became a major demonstration on the bridge of electricity. The demonstration was made in the size of the original floor-one to the third floor.

In this museum there is also room Intelligent Space Intelligent Energy and Electricity. In this room visitors can get to know and play a variety of interactive demo. The museum is also equipped with various supporting facilities, such as the auditorium, playground, prayer room, a mini-theater, the Internet, the introduction room, canteen, cafe, a souvenir purchases, and homestead museum LEB. There is also a collection of visual collections outside of a house of new energy-powered conversion of wind energy, solar cookers versatile, and a solar car. The museum is becoming more interesting to visit with the presence of 4D theater in the area around the museum.

Hakka Museum in TMII.
Chinese Museum is one of three museums located in the building Hakka Museum Indonesia. Indonesian Chinese Museum occupies the rooms on the second floor of the three floors in a building shaped this tulou. The museum is located in the rear area of ​​Chinese Culture Park, immediately adjacent to the Museum Chengho. An artificial lake located in front of the museum adds to the beauty of the surrounding atmosphere.
Chinese Culture Park inTMII.
Chinese museum has seven rooms with a variety of collections arranged in a neat and attractive. In the first room, you will find information about the history of the arrival of the Chinese people in the archipelago. The second room, featuring photographs of the profession of the Chinese in the colonial era, such as photographs physician, roving cloth merchant and haberdasher.
Chengho Museum in TMII.
In the third room, featuring photographs of Chinese figures who contributed to the nation of Indonesia, both figures from the military, government, science, arts and culture, and sports. In the room, which is also called the Red and White room, among hundreds of photographs on the walls meseum terjajar a picture of Susi Susanti, who was one of Indonesia's national badminton athletes.

In the fourth room, there is a description of the Chinese in Aceh, Kalimantan Barat, Tangerang, Bangka Belitung and others. The fifth room tells the history of Chinese figures, among which are Tjong Yong Hian Hian and Yao Tjong brothers from Medan and history Cin daughter Kang Wei in Bali. Information about Chinese opera; potehi; shadow Puppets; Gambang Kromong can be found in the sixth room, while the next (the last room) outlines the role of the Chinese in the film; culinary; and batik in Indonesia. The museum is also equipped with various facilities such as lift, multipurpose room on the first floor, souvenir shops, and office manager.
In correspondence and postal system, a postage stamp is the most important part that can not be ignored its existence. A piece of paper with the adhesive on the back of this be evidence of transactions in the use of postal services by means affixed to the front of postcards, envelopes, or other postal items.

Museum of Stamps Indonesia is located within the Taman Mini Indonesia Indah and officially opened on September 29, 1983. In the courtyard of the museum which is managed by PT. Pos Indonesia there are obelisk-shaped globe with a pigeon perched with a letter on it. Museum that stands on an area of ​​9590 m2 is flanked by two buildings. The building that serves as the post office is on the right. On the left side there is a building that serves as a hall and a resting place.

The building is full of meaning vision and mission of Pos Indonesia. Its entrance ornate sculptured pigeon carrying a letter, being the exit door depicts a dove that has finished delivering a letter. There is also a statue of Hanuman which is in the middle of the pavilion. The statue is in the world of puppetry is known as Dharma Dhuta news anchor.

Museum which consists of seven this room contains a variety of information the nation's history and beauty of Indonesian culture through collections of stamps. The first room to inform the history of stamps related to the culture of writing letters. This room also inform the history of Indonesian and international stamps, such as the portrait of Sir Rowland Hill as the originator of the idea of ​​the use of the world's first postage stamp, postal miniature horses, as well as postal carts.

The second room displays a stamp printing process in Indonesia which has been started since 1945, in the third room presents the beauty and diversity of the collection of stamps before independence (1864), and a fourth space saving stamps collection after independence (1950). In addition to displaying a thematic stamp collection, five and six in the room, such as social and cultural issues; tourism; Flora and fauna; humanity; and the environment, in the museum there are also some dioramas related to philatelic activities. This diorama visitors can find in the seventh room.


Indonesia from Sabang to Merauke, The Museum shows the diversity of fauna scattered in it. In this museum we are invited to recognize the various types of animals Indonesia. The museum is located in an area of ​​1.5 hectares contained in TMII region. The location is tucked next to the Museum of Stamps and close the inn Tourism Village.

The Shape of museum building, giant lizard (komodo), was inaugurated in 1978. In 2000, the museum is presenting Wildlife Reptiles and Amphibians as part of the museum. There were 500 animals at the preservation of the 150 species in the museum, as well as about 200 individuals of 55 species of animals, especially reptiles and amphibians, are left alive, including monitor lizards, iguanas, crocodiles, turtles long neck, turtle, king cobra, pythons, poisonous snakes and dragons.

In the museum area there is also a garden Touch. In this park visitors can touch the animals that became the museum's collection, such as lizards and turtles. Visitors can also play and take pictures with these animals.

Museum Timor Timur in TMII.
Museum of East Timor is in the tourist area of ​​Taman Mini Indonesia Indah. This museum houses the memories of the history of Indonesia. Why? Initially, the area where the establishment of this museum is a bridge of East Timor, after East Timor broke away from Indonesia pavilion was converted into a museum.

The museum building (originally the bridge) has been initiated since 1979 and inaugurated in 1980. Its locationis  adjacent to the Fauna Museum and the Museum of Stamps Indonesia Komodo Indonesia, and to the north of Istana Anak-anak Indonesia.

Over an area of ​​4988 m2, this museum houses displays Lospalos which consists of a main building and several support buildings. Uma Lautem its main building, which houses huts shaped stage with a size of 12 X 12 meters, wooden walls and wooden roofs. Rectangular shape of the building is a member the impression of a unique cultural nuances.

Uma ancillary buildings sell a building stage twin round roofed and walled, flanking the main building. The building is comfortable enough so that it can be used as a resting place for visitors to rest. Green expanse in the vicinity. There is also a stage, which is located behind the main building, which can be used for organizing various arts activities.

Inside the main building, there is a collection of trinkets typical traditional dresses such East Timor; traditional music instrument; tableware; traditional weapon; as well as handicrafts such as woven fabrics typical of East Timor, woven from the leaves tal, and Manatutu (ceramics). In addition, there are several pillars with carvings of crocodiles, photo documentation of natural beauty; and photographs bear witness traces the history of East Timor, which was once part of the Homeland.

Means of transport is one of the most important means of connecting human life. The development of the transport system in line with the times become one of the necessities for the member can easily perform various activities.

Transportation Museum is located in the area TMII. Its location adjacent to the Tourism Village and Museum soldiering Indonesia. Museum run by the Department of Transportation, has pioneered perkembangannnya in 1984 beginning with the launching of the first pole by Ibu Tien Soeharto. Museum that aims to popularize the history of development and the role of transportation in Indonesia was opened to the public since 1991. Approximately 880 collections exhibited inside and outside the room. Collections are displayed in the form of original objects, photographs and miniature scale model.

Outdoors, visitors can see the Garuda Indonesia plane DC-9; SAR helicopter artificial IPTN 1982; Train Outside bisaa used the President and his deputy when moved from Jakarta to Yogyakarta (1946); Ship Navigation KN BO13; as well as the double-decker bus "The Tall Red" which had operated in Jakarta in the period 1868-1982. The collections stored indoors in four platforms, namely the bridge Center, Army Pavilion, Pavilion Sea and Air Pavilion.

The museum also has adequate facilities and can be used for the public. For example, a ballroom with a capacity of 350 people, an open plaza with a 6,170 m2 area, as well as the Mustrans cottage has seven rooms (15 people per room). In this museum there is a park traffic, workshop space, and a library.


Various stories of Indonesian struggle against the invaders, who waged in the spirit and soul of patriotism is the fact that through the past of the Indonesian nation has a warrior spirit. The spirit-this spirit is reflected in a variety of collections owned by the Indonesian military Museum, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah.

The building is located in an area of ​​4,347 Ha and the building area 5500.7 m2. The museum is managed by the Indonesian Armed Forces History Center and inaugurated on July 5, 1987.The building itself is pentagonal shaped fortress that looks majestic and striking. In every corner of the castle are the bastion or watchtower. This is a form of Pharmaceutics defense and deterrent from any threat of the nation, as well as the philosophy of life insistence of Indonesia, Pancasila.

Collection inside this museum exhibition is divided into two groups, namely on the outside and the inside. There are 19 fragments of sculptures and reliefs depicting historical scenes from XII to XIX century. For example, fragments of Raden Wijaya who expelled the Chinese troops in 1292 and Sultan Agung fragment troops when attacking Kastel Batavia in 1628. These fragments are on the outside of the museum.

The inside of the museum there is a diorama space and showrooms. These rooms present a wide range of replica weapons, armor, pennants, miniature castle, puppet soldier and battle formations.Two-story museum is also equipped with an open stage in the middle. Around the stage there are 23 statues of heroes, such as Gajah Mada, Pattimura, Prince Diponegoro, Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa, Cut Nyak Dien, and Cut Meutia.

In the front area of ​​the museum there is an artificial lake along the pier. On it there is a suspension bridge. This artificial lake is equipped with two traditional vessels, namely Bugis and Ship Pinisi Banten.

Indonesia as a tropical country is the largest archipelago in the world with riches beyond ordinary. Diverse flora and fauna live spread and multiply in it.Insect Museum located in the World Heritage Museum and the Place of Freshwater, TMII. This museum is the largest in Indonesia insektarium which has hundreds of types of insect collection. The collection consists of 200 species of beetles, 250 species of butterflies, and 150 species of other insects.

In addition to storing the dead insect collection, the museum also has a collection of live insects, such as beetles, beetle horns, rhino beetles, grasshoppers leaf, and honeybees. At the museum there are also some diorama map the spread of insects and butterflies in Indonesia; Butterflies Bantimurung; Pesona Nusantara Beetle; and diorama role of soil insects in the ecosystem and its preservation.

Museum officials were established on the initiative of the Association of Zoos across Indonesia and Bogoriense Zoologicum Museum was inaugurated in 1993. In 1989, built Butterfly Park is located next to the museum as a business penagkaran and preservation of butterflies are endangered and protected. In the garden area of ​​500 m, there are about 20 species of flowering plants that are often a butterfly perch.  

There are also other facilities such as garden feeding, breeding cages, and laboratory.In this museum there is a collection of animals other than insects, such as squirrels, deer, lizards, and deer. The manager of the museum also provides other services such as counseling practices penagkaran preserving and insects; general guidance about insect life; as well as film screenings in the audio visual room and library services.

Heritage Museum is one of the many museums located in the tourist area TMII. The museum is located in between the Museum of soldiering and Insect Museum and not far from the bridge of Central Java. Pentagon pyramid-shaped building, in accordance with the form of soldiering Museum.The museum was inaugurated on 20 April 1993 by Mr. H.M. Soeharto. Collection contained therein a grant from collections that are in Tosan Aji Museum, Central Jakarta. Museum that stands on an area of ​​3,800 m2 consists of two floors; The first floor (totaling 935 m2) and the second floor (600 m2). In this museum, visitors can learn and watch high-value range of heirloom heritage.

On the first floor there is an information space, space heritage of the archipelago, the cultural space library from time to time, space type of wood, besalen space, space conversion, and space jamasan. The second floor of this museum presents a diverse collection of heirlooms (Tosan aji) from various periods of manufacture (tough): from ancient times, Kahuripan, Singasari, Majapahit, Demak, Pajang, Zaman Islam, until the time of independence. This collection includes a variety of indoor introduction, elected heritage space, space formidable heritage, and showrooms.

A total of 5,749 heirloom thereunder contains historical values ​​coming from all over the archipelago. Most of his collection is dominated by kris and spear. These collections are stored neatly and are equipped with a variety of information recognition. Among his collection are Keris BETHOK originating from the time of Buddha; kris kitchen Kebo Lanjer; kris Pasopati kitchen; kris Sombro kitchen; cleaver from Padjadjaran age; dagger dating from antiquity majapahit; Keris Naga Tapa of Yogyakarta; Kris Surakarta; as well as Nagasasra Belt Inten kris Mataram relics. In addition there are also Kamardikan made of crystal.

The museum is equipped with facilities souvenir space and public space that jdisewakan to the public. This public space bisaanya used for seminars, meetings, gatherings, or events meeting of the collectors inheritance. 


Indonesia consists of various ethnicities with diverse cultures and customs are different. One of the tribes that we have is that Asmat in Papua. Papua area known as the producer of a unique wood carving.

Asmat Museum is located in southeast Taman Bunga Keong Mas, and is adjacent to the World Forum for Freshwater. The museum is still in the tourist area of ​​Taman Mini Indonesia Indah. Museum which was inaugurated in 2010, has a building area of ​​6,500 m2. The building adopts traditional buildings Papua called Kariwari. Some elements of the building are also carved Asmat distinctive red, white and black.

In the museum consists of three buildings, there are a variety of collections on the culture and handicrafts Asmat neat. These collections are presented with different themes. The atmosphere around the museum are beautiful (there are lakes and lawns green) add to the appeal of the museum to visit.

The first building, with the theme of man and the environment, there are dioramas of various community activities Asmat tap sago; various accessories and clothing Asmat; as well as a map of the location of the Asmat and settlement patterns. The house is decorated with various ornamental carving a unique characteristic in the middle of the room.

In the second building on the theme of human Asmat and their culture, there is a fireplace Asmat diorama; mbismbu information about the ceremony; fishing equipment and hunting animals; various drums; and the ghost boat (wuramon). The third building on the theme of human creativity and results, visitors can see a variety of crafts carving and sculpture Asmat is famous of them in the form of a shield and sculptures. The building also contained information about the symbol Asmat, as well as a base image that can be used to capture the visitor when using traditional clothes Asmat.

The National Sports Museum is one of the museums that are located within this area. Location museum was initiated by Sultan Hamengkubuwono le-IX is not far from the main entrance and the entrance III. The museum is close to the museum Telecommunications, Bayt Al-Qur'an and Istiqlal Museum.

Museum which was inaugurated in 1989 (to coincide with the 14th anniversary of TMII) is designed with very unique. Shape of the building like a giant ball. The National Sports Museum is managed by the Ministry of Youth and Sports and stands on an area of ​​1.5 hectares with a building area of ​​3,000 m2 and 17 meters tall.

On the first floor there are space museum introduction which tells of the relationship between the sport with the character development of the nation, as well as information about the history of the sports museum. In addition, there are also a variety of information and other collections in space sports horizon, interactive space, space adventure games and sports; as well as event space and a sports arena.

As for the second floor, there is a national sports legend space featuring the legends of the sport, complete with a variety of trophies earned. The other room is the room badminton and space grant; soccer space and sports; as well as traditional sports hall. The third floor of this museum there is a space the Champion of the World, which displays information athlete ever to become world champion, and the stored medals and collectibles belonging to the athlete concerned.

The museum is also equipped with several facilities that can be rented and used by a visitor, the fitness room, multipurpose room, library, prayer room, auditorium, cafeteria, indoor soccer field, tennis court, billiard room, and Plau ground.

Telecommunications Museum is located in the tourist area of ​​Taman Mini Indonesia Indah has initiated development plans since 1986 when the headquarters building is being constructed PERUMTEL Bandung. In 1987 formed the drafting team for the preparation of development and in 1988 the building design approved by Ibu Tien Soeharto as the head of the BP3 TMII for follow-up development. This museum was inaugurated on 20 April 1991.

The museum is adjacent to the National Sports Museum, Bayt Al-Qur'an, and Museum Istqlal. The building includes the receptionIn front of the museum are monuments Palapa Oath Gajah Mada gallant stand brandishing a dagger in his hand.

In the blue-domed building is on display a variety of information and the collection of the telecommunications development of the pre-independence era, the war for independence, the early days of independence, the new order, until the future of the telecommunications world. Various collection of communication tools pre-electric, electric, up to modern communication tools stored in the museum four storey's, including the gong, drum, gongs, bells, telegrape, semaphore, telephone manual central battery, telephone manual, air videophone, simulation telephone exchange electro mechanical automaton EMD F6 and UR494, as well as miniature satellites palapa hanging in the middle of the showroom.

Istiqlal Museum stands on waqf land late Ibu Tien Soeharto. This museum is one location with Al Bayt Al-Qur'an, is one of the museums in the tourist area TMII. Building Bayt Al-Qur'an and Istiqlal Museum stands on an area of ​​approximately 20 013 m2 with a building area of ​​20 402 m2. The museum is located near the main entrance, adjacent to the Museum of Telecommunications and the National Sports Museum.

As an international Islamic cultural center, museum, which was inaugurated on April 20, 1997, presents a variety of art collections and world culture archipelago Islam breath from time to time. These collections are a reflection of the message of the Qur'an in the form of religious manuscripts other than the Qur'an, archaeological objects, architecture, objects traditions, and contemporary art with an interesting arrangement.

The collection includes ancient manuscripts of various religious sciences such as tafsir, hadith, fiqh literature, foreign language to history from various regions in Indonesia. Everything is presented with a photo and miniature buildings of Islamic architectural art in Indonesia, such as building mosques, pesantern, and custom homes. In addition, there are various archaeological objects, such as a replica tombstones of Mojokerto, Aceh and Gresik; various objects that have a tradition of Islamic values ​​used for traditional ceremonies; and a collection of contemporary art such as paintings on canvas, batik painting, calligraphy sculpture, tapestry and glass painting.

MUSEUM QUR'AN (Bayt al-Qur'an)

On entering the building Bayt Al-Qur'an that is located at the right side of TMII main entrance, visitors are immediately presented stretch of Manuscripts Wonosobo large. One of the largest Indonesian manuscripts, displayed in a glass room near the entrance of the museum along with a collection of the Qur'an smallest owned Bayt Al-Qur'an.

Bayt Al-Qur'an building consists of four floors and a mosque. The rooms of the museum itself occupies floors one and two. Being in the same area as the Museum building Istiqlal, Bayt Al-Qur'an managed by Lajnah Pentashihan Mushaf Al-Quran Training and Development Agency and the Ministry of Religious Affairs.

Museum which was inaugurated on 20 April 1997 using the name of Bayt Al-Qur'an (House of the Qur'an) as a replacement term Qur'an museum. In it are stored the various collections of manuscripts of the Qur'an as a form of compliment, appreciation, and understanding of Indonesian Muslims against his.

Among the collection are manuscripts Istiqlal that the writing takes a period of about four years (1992-1995). Manuscripts are displayed along the walls on the first floor, the illumination section is designed with a beautifully shaped floramorfis which partially adopts the typical decorative diversity archipelago from Sabang to Merauke. In addition, there is also a Manuscript (manuscript) Qur'an old from various regions in Indonesia; Manuscripts Sundawi; Mushaf Al-Quran in Braille standards; Manuscripts Heritage, an official Manuscripts written the first time after independence; interpretation and translation of the Qur'an speaking regions and foreign countries; Qur'an electronic and print collections of the Qur'an archipelago; as well as the Quran with word-per-word translation .

These collections are artistically arranged and stored neatly so as to make this museum worth visiting. Periodically, every six months, Bayt Al-Qur'an also regularly hold exhibitions with a specific theme in collaboration with other parties.

Built in 1992 and inaugurated on April 20, 1994, Aquarium Park is the largest freshwater biota park and most comprehensive in the world and the second largest in Asia. Saving 6,000 126 species, are of various kinds, both from various Indonesian waters as well as elsewhere in the world, including aquatic plants, reptiles, crustaceans, and fish.

Aquarium Park is equipped with museum, library, auditorium, aquarium archipelago, corner reptiles, hallway carp, and a quarantine room that was built at the rear for breeding collection and accommodating a result of farmers could be traded kepadfa visitors, the general public, the reservoir fish, and exporters. Parks Aquarium is also an opportunity for students and the general public for observation penelitiandan related to the development of science and business opportunities ornamental fish.

Some special collections are derived from native freshwater Indonesia among others arowana / siluk (Scleropages formosus), shark saws (Pristis Microdon), Tapah (wallago leerii), the archer fish, puffer fish that can be inflated like a balloon, and others. in addition, there is also a collection of charming fish species include arapaima (arapaima gigas), piranha (serrasaimus) of the Amazon river in America, blind fish, butterfly fish, fish chinese high fin (myxocyprinus asiaticus asiaticus) from River Yangtze- china, as well as groups of small fish guppy, molly and platy.

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The Building of Museum Padepokan Pencak Silat.
The location of this museum is right in front of Jalan Raya Taman Mini, adjacent to the At Tien Mosque and is adjacent to the area of ​​Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII).

The building occupies an area of ​​5.2 hectares and has three floors which include space library that provides interesting books and museum on floors 2 and 3. Both support each other by sharing information in accordance with the theme of the museum, the martial arts and all the ins and outs associated with the life and cultural diversity of Indonesian society.
Library in Museum Padepon Pencak Silat.
This museum gives the introduction about the history of martial arts, starting from the days when humans are not familiar civilization. In the illustrations on display, visible fights primitive humans who naturally often occur in the archipelago.
Musical Insturments Associated with Martial Arts in Indonesia.

In Indonesia alone, martial arts is thought to spread around the 7th century BC. visitors can get information from the museum. Presented began the days of empire, the Dutch colonial period, until its development in the post-independence. Through drawings and the accompanying description, visitors can learn more about the flow or style of martial arts and its development.
"Mandau" used Dayak People in Borneo.
In the showrooms, there are objects which are commonly used in martial arts, weapons such as spears, a dagger, a knife, a machete, dagger, machete and rencong. The weapons represent regions in the archipelago.

South Jakarta


  Museum, located at Jalan Cilandak Central No. 71, South Jakarta, is the exclusive property of Harry Darsono. He is well known as a fashion designer not only in Indonesia, but also beyond the border of the country. Museum was built since 1996 and filled with 4,616 works, collected by Harry for 30 years. 

In the baroque design of the luxury homes, Harry showed off thousands of his collection. From clothes of queens from around the world, one of the letters belonged to Albert Einstein, the desk of renowned author Ernest Hemingway, until the mask used for theater performances of  Phantom of the Opera.

The museum collections are not only just made up of high fashion clothing, but also silk painting, embroidery, costume jewelery and design stage to the interior. If you stepped inside, visitors can see a variety of collection belong to Harry. For example, the majority of stage costumes made of silk and contemporary classic style. The collection was never shown internationally, including the robes of kings and queens in the show King and Queen of Britain. There is also a pointed robes in per mat Romeo and Juliet to the armor in the staging of Julius Caesar.
The museum also imposed a strict set of rules for the visitors who come to enjoy the visit. For example, we have to come 15 minutes before the start of the tour, which usually starts at nine o'clock. There are also the rules on dress for a visit. Visitors are asked to make appointment first and dress casual plain color, without motive. For security reasons, visitors are also prohibited from communicating with the outside world during the visit.
All rules are applied to ensure the collection in good shape as requires by Insurers which help keep his work from being damaged.

This baroque-style museum was only opened to the public three times a week.Nevertheless, every visit will be made in the form of tour with the number of visitors between 12 to 18 people. No entry fee to enjoy this tour. You need to donate USD 185,000 for children with disabilities and special needs nurtured by this museum. Visitors are expected to make an appointment in advance.


In Indonesia, Kite Museum is the only museum that collects kites, as well as being the third museum in the world after China and Malaysia. The museum was founded by Endang W. Puspoyo on March 21, 2003 as an effort to preserve the culture of traditional kites in Indonesia.
Joglo-shaped Kite Museum.
The building is like joglo so often called the cultural house. The layout of the museum is very strategic, in Pondok Labu, South Jakarta. In it there are many different types of kites collections scattered around the area of ​​the museum complex. The collection includes various types of kites of the archipelago and abroad.
A various shape of kite collection.
Among the collection are the kites of Dandang Bini and Laki Dandang which is a pair of traditional kites from South Kalimantan; the typical kite  from North Sulawesi made from dried banana leaves; the kite of Hornbills from East Kalimantan; palm leaf kites from Bali; or the kite of Goang from Sumbawa. There are also large-sized kite-shaped fish, wagon, birds, dragonflies, puppets, and the spider.
Fish-shaped Kite.
The museum also offers other unique activities, such as watching a video about the kite, to make a kite. There are also additional activities that could be selected by visitors, including kite painting, making ceramics, painting ceramics, painted umbrellas, mini puppet painting, painting T-shirts, painted fan, fan paint, painted lanterns, and learning batik. 

Tree Statue at Manggala Wanabakti Building.
Forestry Museum is located in the building next to the MPR in the building of Manggala Wanabakti. This museum is the only forest-themed museum in Jakarta. Forestry Museum was inaugurated on August 24, 1983.

Forestry Museum has about 883 artifacts stored inside and outside the museum. Around the building area of ​​1,466 m2 and consists of two floors. The first floor store forestry artifacts and dioramas, while on the second floor there are showrooms of photos and forestry information.

All the artifacts are classified based forestry forestry equipment, ritual paraphernalia in forestry, forest visualization and forestry, the results of forest resources and forest processing results. Among all these artifacts are miniature cikar transporting timber; ontel used to inspect rail network that will pass locomotive transporting timber; Paseukan heroes monument replica Wanara (1948); examples of various types of wood; fossil wood; zwalp timber made with a chainsaw; teak trees which "speaks" through sound recording more than 139 years old; 336-year-old wood wave 'wool board plek; and examples of teak parquet tiles.

The museum also has a diorama of the five types of forests in Indonesia, namely natural forests, teak, pine forest, forest agathis, and brackish. These forests are also equipped with the animals that live in this region.
Outdoors, forest ranger sculpture is exhibited; locomotive from the Dutch period that is used to transport timber; camphor wood fossil whose length reaches 28 meters in diameter at base 105 cm; and skidding logs of teak wood sculptures by six cows. The museum is also equipped with Friendship Forest Park and the library on the second floor. This library is used to store a variety of collections of scientific literature in the form of books or digital.

Public Company Money Printing,Perusahaan Umum Pencetakan Uang Negara, (Peruri) was established in 1971. This institution has a duty to print state money of the Republic of Indonesia in the form of banknotes, metal, land certificate, stamp duty, excise bands, and passport.

Formerly the Museum building mutual Artha is building Peruri ink. The house is located in South Jakarta, not far from Fatmawati Hospital. Mutual name itself means "to maintain", while artha means "money"

Museum was inaugurated on January 30, 1989 is a witness trips currency developments in Indonesia. In it are stored the various collections of historical objects related to the printing of money rupiah.Among its collection are printing production Oeang Republic of Indonesia (ORI); as well as the fittings at the time of printing PN Printing Company Kabajoran (PN Perkeba), PN Artha Yasa, and Peruri. 

The collection of paper money since the time of independence, enameled coins, money printing machine of the 20th century, and various other types of printing machines, as well as tools repro photo. In this museum there are old photographs of the ORI spoken at the time of independence. Unfortunately, this museum including rarely visited. If you want to visit this museum, visitors should contact the manager in advance because the museum is often closed.


Museum Di Tengah Kebun, or Museum in the Middle of Garden, is actually a private museum belonging to Syahrial Djalil, in the South Kemang area. In 2013 the museum received an award as the best private museum of Museum Award.The museum building of houses. In 2009, registered to be authenticated at notaries as a museum, the main building has an area of ​​700 m2 and consists of 17 rooms, while the garden area of ​​3500 m2.  
A Private Road Into Museum Di Tengah Kebun.
The rooms are there in this museum has a unique name, such as Majapahit Lounge; Ganesha space; Dewi Sri space; Loroblonyo space; Japanese Mari space; Space Lion Garuda; Wilhelm space; Space Ming Dynasty; and Space Prehistory.

Most of the objects collection Syahril Djalil obtained through the auction of various cities in Australia, USA, Hong Kong and Europe including Christie's Auction House in London. The collections have come from more than 63 countries and 26 provinces in Indonesia.

Sea Shells.
Total collections owned by the museum numbered about 4,000. Approximately 2,414 high-value collection on display spread over the house and garden. Among the collection are objects stick Javanese kings and Europe; Giant bee fossil found in Sangiran, Central Java; fossilized sea shells from the Jurassic period; old tree fossils 248 million years BC; statue of Bodhisattva Wajrapani of Central Java; Amphora Terakonta vessel dating back to 4800 BC; as well as the statue of a horse from the Tang Dynasty, China 19th century
Tree Fossil From Southern Java.
If you want to visit the museum and the park to see objects collection, visitors must first replace the footwear worn with sandals that are already provided by the museum. To be able to enter the museum, visitors are not charged any fees. If you want to go in and see the collections inside the museum, visitors must make reservations in advance to the manager of the museum.

You must have an entourage of at least seven people and a maximum of 10 people to be able to enter the museum. Visiting hours must be specified in advance and negotiated with the manager of the museum.

The New Building of National Archives of Indonesia (ANRI).
As we know that the National Archives of the Republic of Indonesia (ANRI) has lots of important archives of this country. Initially, the building ANRI located in Jl. Gajah Mada, Kota Tua or Old City, West Jakarta. In 1992 the building was moved to Jl ANRI. Ampera, Cilandak, South Jakarta.
Museum Arsip Nasional Republik Indonesia.

The Interior of the Museum.
The old building ANRI was saved from being a complete overhaul. Thanks to the Yayasan Hadiah Indonesia which is managed by a group of Dutch businessmen, the building was successfully renovated and used as a Museum of National Archives on the time of the golden anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia.
Collection of the Museum.
Now, the museum is no longer store the national archives, but still has a good collection letters from various kingdoms in Indonesia; photograph mosques and churches from various provinces in Indonesia; replica sailing ship; Officers sword; Dutch period furniture; and a unique map that is framed very nicely. 
The Collection of Old Mosques.

The Photograph Collection of Church and Chines Temple.
Old Letters from Sultans of Indonesia.
In this museum there are also cannons and bells slavery placed in the courtyard garden behind the museum. The existence of the garden behind the museum attracts many prewedding parties to organize photos and wedding receptions.

Cannon and Bells.

General facilities available are a parking lot, information center, toilets, prayer room, cafe (cafeteria), and a souvenir shop. Unfortunately, the museum is not yet equipped with the presence of CCTV cameras. For visitors who want to perpetuate the museum's collection and museum park hired for a particular event, it must get a license deal with all requests to the Office of Marketing National Archives Museum is located to the left of the museum.

A Wedding Event in the Museum at the backyard.

Central Jakarta

Museum Nasional.
The National Museum of Indonesia is an archeological, historical, ethnological, and geographical museum located in Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat, Central Jakarta, right on the west side of Merdeka Square. This museum is popularly known as Elephant Building after the elephant statue in its forecourt. Its broad collections cover all of Indonesia's territory and almost all of its history.

The collection of the Monumen Nasional consists of 115 objects from across the Indonesian archipelago. These items represent the development of culture from earliest times along with a sampling of the current material effects of the nation’s more than five hundred ethnic groups.

Ethnic Group Map.

The collection can be categorized into the following major group : Archaeology, Ethnography, Pre-Hystory, Ceramics, Gold and Treasures, and Historical collection.
Archaeology consists of stone and metal statues, inscriptions, and ceremonial objects, many dating back from the Classical Hindu-Javanese period. The stone sculpture collection is impressive in size, beauty, and uniqueness. The inscription collection include the fifth-century Yupa inscription, an example of the oldest written characters used in Indonesia.

A Stone Sculpture Collection.
Ethnography is the largest and most diverse collection in the Museum and displays objects used by ethnic groups from many islands of the Indonesian archipelago. The collection includes household utensils, weapons, musical instruments, ceremonial objects, children’s toys, weaving, harvesting and fishing tools, and scale replicas of traditional houses.
Ceramics is the largest collection of ceramics in Southeast Asia, consisting of ceramics from China, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Japan, and Europe, all of which were found in Indonesia. The collection highlights trade and communications across the region.  
Pre-history includes fossil remains and artifacts from the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic eras. Displays describing the discovery of Java Man and Solo Man are complemented by stone tools, ornaments, and earthenware household items. Bronze artefacts, including drums, show the influences of the Dong Son bronze culture used in Indonesia.

Gold and Treasures comprises two collections exhibited together, the archeological collection (precious stones and metals from eight-15th century) and the ethnographic collection (precious items from kingdoms and sultanates). The centerpiece of the archeological collection is the wonoboyo Treasures, which features gold and silver jewellry, gold coins, and ceremonial objects from the 10th century.

Historical Collection reflects the colonial period and includes objects such as cannons, inscriptions, and the Dutch furniture carved from teakwood. A stone inscription (a padrao) tells of the arrival of the Porguese on Java in 1520.

Opening Hours of Museum Nasional.

The contents of the Youth Declaration to be a reflection of the determination of the Indonesian who want unity and independence of Indonesia. The building at Jl Kramat Raya No. 106 was a silent witness when he read the oath.

Historically, this building has become the venue of the second Youth Congress on October 27 to 28, 1928. After passing through various refurbishment, renovation of, changes in the function, to re-experience the physical revolution, the building was finally officially changed its name and function of the Museum of the Youth Declaration on February 7 1983. this change is based on Ministry of Education Decree No. 029 / O / 1983.
Introduction Room.
This museum has a diverse collection is on display in the showroom which is convenient. Among other things, a diorama of the Second Youth Congress event; the bust of the Indonesian youth leaders; various photos youth organization activities; The original violin belongs Wage Rudolf Supratman when introducing the song Indonesia Raya; LPs Indonesian national anthem; household appliances Sie Kong Liong (original owner of the building Kramat 106) to the Youth Declaration monument located in the garden area.
If a visit to this museum, visitors will be invited around to some showrooms remained. The tour starts from the introduction room, the growth of youth organizations room,the second Indonesian Youth Congress, Indonesia Muda room, space GN, thematic room, as well as temporary showrooms. The visitors will also get a new experience with the presence of a variety of programs provided by the museum such as: special exhibitions, traveling exhibitions, lectures / discussions, workshops, research, publishing, education, race, and cooperation with youth organizations.
The Youth Organisation Growth Room.
Other amenities that complement the museum's parking lot, the security post, the ticket counter, canteen, toilets, a collection of warehouse space, workshop space / preparation, administration office (business office), and a library.

If stroll to the Menteng area, you will find a building of the past work of the hands of the Dutch architecture. This building was once a hotel named Schomper. The hotel is then converted to an office building and renamed Menteng 31.

At that time, Menteng Building 31, used as a political education of the youth of Indonesia's struggle for independence when efforts are still ongoing. Ultimately, this building functioned as a museum as the Museum Joang 45. The museum was inaugurated by President Soeharto and Ali Sadikin, the Governor of Jakarta, on August 19, 1974.
A Cinema of Joang 45.
Museum Joang 45 provides many facilities that can be enjoyed directly by the visitors. The facilities include a cinema Joang 45, the place to watch a documentary film struggles; there is also a corner room with multimedia interactive exhibits; as well as a plaza for outdoor activities such as children's theater, a library with scientific references related to the history of the nation and the comics struggle, souvenir shop, and free Wifi (hotspot area). In addition, vital facilities of the museum like the security station, parking lot, ticket booth, mosque, and toilets are also available.

Traces of struggle in 1945 - 1950 can be seen from the various collections of photographs, paintings, posters, and memorabilia in the museum. In addition, there is also a collection of single-proclaimed bi sculpture, a bust of the hero, dioramas, as well as the official car of the presidential and vice presidential stored neatly in the garage behind the museum. Means of support that complements this museum such as air conditioning, CCTV, fire extinguisher, screen interaction, television, spotlights, signposts and benches for visitors.
The garage of official cars of the President and the Vice Prisident.
The museum also has monthly and annual program as a traveling exhibition, education / socialization of the museum, exhibitions and discussions, various competitions and festivals, film screenings struggle, museum Joang week 45, and trail proclamation. Unfortunately, the visitors could not freely to photograph the collections of this museum because it must obtain prior permission from the museum guards.

 Every time you take the flag ceremony, there must be someone who read a series of words that represent millions of hearts Rakyat Indonesia on strengthening of freedom. The series of special words was contained in a piece of paper known as the proclamation. As already known, the proclamation of independence is closely related to the history of the Indonesian nation. An important event occurred on 16-17 August 1945, namely drafting proclamation.

The building where this formulation procession takes place, ultimately serve as the official Proclamation Text Formulation Museum on 24 November 1992. Since July 20, 2012, the Museum is located in the Ministry of Education and Culture based on the Minister of Education and Culture No. 47 in 2012.

Museum consists of two floors presenting collections that can be enjoyed by visitors as dioramas that tell Soekarno, Hatta, and Ahmad Soebardjo when formulating the draft text of the proclamation; chronological drafting the proclamation; piano used as a Sukarno and Hatta signed the manuscript; photos and posters of the struggle; personal collection of some of the hero; and the bust of some figures. The visitors are allowed to take pictures with the existing location. Only the visitors are asked to follow the rules that apply in the museum area. One is the visitors are not allowed to smoke.In addition to looking through the museum, visitors can also follow a program of activities that have been provided by the manager of the museum, such as: exhibitions, Historian proclamation, national seminars, workshops, lecture / discussion, dialogue, counseling, up to the race. As usual, some program activities are conducted on the anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia on August 17.

Inside the museum there is a facility space, namely: the pre proclamation (preparation for drafting the proclamation); room drafting the proclamation; space attestation (signing of the proclamation); room typing text of the proclamation; showrooms, and a reading room. In addition, some public facilities are also available in the area of ​​the museum is like a security station, parking lot, ticket booth once the information center, toilets, prayer room, administrative space (office manager), hall orientation, space souvenirs and cafeteria, audio-visual room, living room versatile, space conservation and repair, guard house, as well as the basement.

Museum Kebangkitan Nasional or Museum of National Awakening is one of the historical museum in Jakarta. Formerly, this museum is the medical school Bumi Putera (STOVIA) which was founded in 1899 by the Dutch. From this school the youth of Indonesia finally realizing new forms of struggle for independence through the power of their thoughts as a student. This awareness encourages the establishment of an organization called Boedi Utomo on May 20, 1908.

The Front View of  STOVIA.
The museum consists of several exhibition space layout, such as the introduction of the room before moving space; room early national consciousness; national movement space; STOVIA lecturer room; STOVIA education space; Boedi Utomo memorial space; STOVIA dorm room; as well as the related exhibition space STOVIA collection of medical equipment. These rooms are very comfortable because it is equipped with air conditioning (AC), interactive computers, and monitored by CCTV.
Diorama of Stovia Students Activity in the Class.
Some of the collections of this museum include building mockups STOVIA; dioramas that tell about the activity in STOVIA; sculpture students STOVIA; photo STOVIA student activities; the bust of the leaders of Congress Boedi Utomo, painting; and others. Public facilities available for visitors such as parking, security post, the center of information and a ticket counter, space information (business office), the museum library, auditorium, conservation and preparation rooms, storerooms, toilets, as well as a prayer room.

We popped into the New Market area, you will get a building that was once a part of Indonesian history. Historically, the building was once a Domei News Agency. After the proclamation of Indonesian independence was read by Sukarno, Adam Malik then this building came to dictate the proclamation text back slowly to the radio later broadcast among other news. From here, the news about the independence of Indonesia echoed around the country, even heard up to Australia and San Francisco (USA).

Along with changing times, the building News Domei now better known as the Graha Bhakti Antara. The building consists of two floors. The ground floor is used as a journalistic Antara Photo Gallery, while the second floor is the Museum Between the inside save some collection equipment journalistic past.

When climbing the stairs to the museum, visitors are presented with a mural reading of the text of the proclamation. After that, a modern illustration that describes the position Graha Bhakti Between era in several changes of government. Furthermore, visitors will be shown the collections of museums such as fax machines; printer; various kinds of typewriter; radio; telephone; computer; print newspapers; photographs of the struggle; as well as some personal items belonging to Adam Malik. The interesting part of many collections is a bicycle that is deliberately placed the manager of the museum in a hanging position.

In the museum provided some public facilities, such as parking lots, restrooms, a prayer room, a living room, a meeting room and an office manager. In addition, there are means of support are: air conditioning, CCTV, fire extinguisher, spotlights, mockups of buildings, benches and tables of diners.The visitors are allowed if they want to capture the moment while in the museum, there is even a photography course program held museum. This program can be attended by visitors, especially for those who are fond of photojournalism. In addition to being an educational institution, the museum also become a place of appreciation for visual journalism. Very interesting.


Anyone doubted the beauty of the cathedral which stands in one corner of Jakarta City? Almost no. This church is a place of worship for the followers of the Catholic religion. With the beauty of its architecture that is very intriguing, hypnotizing every eye that sees. Another thing that is not less beautiful is the presence of the Cathedral Museum with a series of collections of objects related to this beautiful church.

Museum cathedral was inaugurated on April 28, 1991 by Mgr. Julius Darmaatmadja has a collection of well-integrated in the main promenade of the church. The collection can be seen directly by visitors such as text framed prayer (two versions of missal in latin language that is used in pre-Vatican II); partner and pastoral staff of Pope Paul VI; chalice and chasuble Pope John Paul II; selikui saints, a replica of the rectory; stamps; paintings from banana trees by Kusni Kasdut work; Pastor P.Bonnike boat replicas, SJ; as well as the original pipe organ cathedral.

In addition, there is a statue of the Virgin Mary flanked by men and women of Java that is being worshiped; as well as several collections of books like blessing, badtis books, missals, profane books, and books for the Gregorian chant choir.

This museum has a public facility attached to the church facilities such as security station, parking lot, cafeteria and restrooms. Currently, the museum is in the process of a major renovation. According to the secretariat of the church, the probable location of this museum will be moved to another building which is also still in the Cathedral area. For information to the visitors when visiting this museum, you are required to dress decently and tidy, and not allowed to smoke.

Did you learn is something that must be done by all men during their lifetime? But have you ever imagine that we can actually learn something good from the body's own or other people? Holds many mysteries of human anatomy that can be mapped knowledge.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia (UI FK) has a learning tool for students related to the anatomy of the human body, namely the Museum of Anatomy FK UI. The museum is quite different from the museum in general. Collections are displayed in this museum could be considered repulsive and makes the hair stand because they are terrible.

The collection presented in the museum include: the brain, kidneys, heart, liver, fetus, as well as some parts of the human body is stored in glass jars of various sizes and material preservatives. There is also a collection of cadaver or human bodies are legally used for anatomical purposes, collection of reproductions of ancient human fossils and skulls of various tribes in Indonesia. There is also a photo documentation of victims of crimes of murder and mutilation. Animal anatomy was also entered as a collection in this museum.

Given the location of the museum is located in the neighborhood FK UI, then the existing facilities at the museum is also a facility owned by FK UI. Such as canteen, toilets, prayer room, hall, and others.

Museum Jenderal DR. AH Nasution.
G30S / PKI of killing several generals Indonesia leaves melancholy story for us all. No exception Great General Dr. AH. Nasution (Nasution) who was then almost became a victim of abduction and murder by Cakrabirawa Forces in his own house. Unfortunately, due the incidence of October 1, 1965 Nasution had to lose his daughter Ade Irma Suryani Nasution and his loyal aide, Lieutenant Pierre Tendean Czi.

Thrilling events that could re-dived during a visit to the Museum of the Great General Dr. AH. Nasution. Originally, the museum was the residence of Mr. Nasution and his family. Some of the collections owned by the museum are home appliances and personal objects belonging to Mr. Nasution (such as service uniform; weapons; stick; various awards, and favorite chair), as well as relics of Ade Irma. In addition, there is also a relief trip Nasution life and achievements along with several dioramas related to G30S / PKI.

The museum is divided into several showrooms. These rooms consist of a living room, a work room, yellow room, gun room, bedroom, living room Ade Irma, Gammadites room, dining room, and living room heraldika. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, CCTV, and fire extinguisher. The museum is also equipped with common facilities such as the security post, picket space, park, manager's office, toilet, a prayer room, and a library that houses a collection of books by Nasution.

The visitors who want dating must obey some rules set by the manager of the museum such as the need to sign the guest book, are not allowed to bring jackets, bags, food, and beverages. The visitors are also forbidden to smoke, do not carry, scribble, damage, or take the museum's collection. The address of the museum is at
Jl. Teuku Umar No.40, RT.1/RW.1, Gondangdia, Menteng, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10350. Opening hours · 08.00–16.00 WIB.

"Sampai kekubur kupertahankan Pancasila." That is the principle Ahmad Yani, one of the generals who became the victims of malignancy of the Cakrabirawa forces in the tragedy of G30S / PKI October 1, 1965. Ahmad Yani hold out to the bitter end to defend the interests of the nation and the State of the threat of replacement ideology Pancasila. Ahmad Yani residence which is where the vicious murder of the hero's execution sevolusi was finally granted by the family and then inaugurated as a museum by the Minister of Army Commander Gen. Soeharto year after.

This museum has a collection that is entirely located in 10 showrooms museum. Some of these brands Chevrolet saloon car belonging to Ahmad Yani blue; photographs of the reconstruction of the shooting and abduction of Ahmad Yani; photo appointment of the bodies of the heroes of the revolution of Lubang Buaya; photographs of Ahmad Yani military career; Ahmad Yani private collection; until replica sleepwear short sleeve Ahmad Yani wife used when cleaning the floor of gory Ahmad Yani.

Visitors also have to pay attention to some of the regulations imposed by the board of the museum, for example, the visitor must sign the guest book; may not use footwear while in the showroom collections; and not smoke and bring food to the showroom collections. Visitors are also allowed to hold, touch, even occupying a collector's item; then should not carry firearms and sharp weapons. If you want to capture the moment with a camera, the visitors must obtain permission from the museum guard.

Public facilities are available at the museum parking lot, heading picket, toilets and halls, located on the second floor. This hall can be used by visitors. There are also swings, park benches, garden lights, which beautify the garden around the museum.

North Jakarta

In 1995, Catholic University (Unika) Atma Jaya make an anatomy museum is basically used as a means of learning and practicum for students of medical faculty. That became a breakthrough and that differentiates it from other anatomical museum is a museum can be visited by the public.

Museum exhibits approximately 150 collections of various human organs, including the brain, liver, heart, kidneys, muscles, and a human skull. Unisex, collection of human fetuses, collection gestational sac (pregnancy without fetus), pregnancy is not growing, until plastinasi. All the collections in the museum is the original and stored in jars made from preservative. The museum also has a collection of Radiology image of the human body (radiography anatomy).

The management also complement each collection there are two types of instructions, which is a specific explanation for medical students and easy to understand explanation of the general public. In addition, the museum has toilet facilities, elevator, and audio-visual room. In this audio-visual room visitors can see video pross of conception up to become a man (sex education). Currently, the museum is under renovation period so that we can not fully enjoy the facilities.
     Among the captivating islands in the Thousand Islands, saved a remarkable story that comes out of a historic island called Pulau Onrust. Onrust The name comes from the Dutch language which means "never stop". Historically, this island was once a very busy pier in the 17th century. Unfortunately, the island was devastated by the massive eruption of Krakatoa in 1883.

Onrust Island had experienced several times switchover function. From being a tuberculosis sanatorium patients, as a quarantine Hajj, then became the island detention for prisoners and criminals in the era of the Dutch population and Japan. The island is also a quarantine island for infectious diseases. All these historical stories can you meet and impregnated when entering the museum located on the island of Onrust this.

Keep in mind by the visitors that the Museum Onrust was formerly the official residence quarantine doctor. In it, there are some collectibles in the form of various eras Onrust Island mockup of residence (the Netherlands, Japan and Indonesia); photographs and information that tells the chronological frame happened to Onrust Island; two guns were placed in front of the museum; until the results of excavations Onrust Island.

This museum does have the vital features such as security stations, ticket booth, mosque, toilets, and canteen, but the condition of the museum itself is very alarming. This is evident from a pile of dust on a collection of objects that exist. Coupled with backup facilities were also very minimal, visible from the spotlight and the fan is not clear whether it can function optimally or not.

Marine Museum.

       Maritime Museum is a museum that houses special collections relating to maritime of Indonesia from Sabang to Merauke located across the Sunda Kelapa harbor. Maritime Museum store 126 collections of maritime history objects. Especially, ships and boats of traditional commerce. Among the dozens of miniatures on display are 19 original collection of boats and 107 pieces of miniatures, photographs and other marine biota.

Traditional Boat, Cadik Nusantara.

    Thematically, the exhibition layout and information collection is divided into a number of space division, namely:

1. Space for Indonesian Fishermen
    Collection on display: miniature boats and equipment of fishery.

2. Space for fish catchmenr technology
    Collection on display: fishing rods, traps, and nets.

3. Space for traditional technology of shipbuilding
    Collection on display: technology and shipbuilding centers.

4. Space for  Marine Life
    Collection on display: various types of fish, shellfish, marine plants, and dugong.

5. Space for the Port of Jakarta from 1800 to 2000 (World Trade Center)
   Collection on display: artifacts relating to historical port in Jakarta in the range, including cannons, ceramics, and the fort.

6. Space for  Navigation
    Collection on display: the compass, telescope, and a number of navigation aids.

7. Space for Steamship of Indonesia-Europe
     Collection on display: photographs document the first steamboat voyage from Europe to Asia.

Facilities available at this museum as the security post, a parking lot, two ticket booth (located in the main museums and museum Shah Bandar), and office manager. There are also toilet facilities, mosque, cafes nautical, theater / audiovisual room, a center for visitors to rest, and public phones can be used directly by the visitors. The visitors can also attend the programs offered by the museum each year, such as counseling museum, ambassador of nautical tourism, fish passer fair, and a variety of exhibits.

     Source: Jelajah 62 Museum :Menelurusi jejak Sejarah yang Terukir Di Jakarta (Nadrah & Hanbun, 2015; PT Bhuana Ilmu Populer) 


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