National Museum Of Indonesia, Jakarta

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  • Address: Jl. Medan Merdeka Barat No.12, Gambir, Jakarta Pusat 10110, Indonesia
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 02:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +62-213868172
  • Ticket Price: 10000 IDR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Exhibition , Specialty Museum
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About National Museum Of Indonesia, Jakarta

Also known as Elephant museum to mark the elephant sculpture made of bronze metal gifted by the king of Thailand; this is the national museum of Indonesia.

National Museum has more than 140,000 collections consist of prehistoric collection, archeological collection, foreign ceramic collection, numismatic/heraldic collection, colonial collection, ethnographical and geographic collection. Archeological collections of National Museum of Indonesia are in the forms of cultural objects from the era of Hinduism and Budhaism, which better known as Indonesian classic era. Some of the objects are statue of Hindu’s Gods and Bhuda. Most of the collections collected at the Holland colonial era, which was obtained through military and science expedition, somebody’s grant, consignment and purchasing.

The exhibition hall in National Museum of Indonesia consists of two parts, exhibition hall in the Gajah (Elephant) Building and the one in Arca (Statue) Building. Exhibition Hall in the Gajah Building still maintains the arrangement system as in the colonial era, while the one in Arca Building is a new building with a thematic arrangement to present the whole aspects Indonesian people life. Exhibition hall in Arca Building has four levels; level one presents the human and environment theme; level two of scientific, economical and technological theme; level three of social organization and thinking pattern theme; and level four presents the collections of gold and foreign ceramic.

National Museum Of Indonesia Information

  • Guides are available in English.

How To reach National Museum Of Indonesia by Public Transport

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  • if you want to know more about Indonesia, there is a lot to see in this museum about Indonesian culture and history. is most complete museum with the beautiful collection of artifact, jewelry and statues. had some really nice interactions with school children who were touring the museum.

  • One of the buildings is in renovation so we didn't see the full museum. But we thoroughly enjoyed the exhibits that were available. And lucked into a lovely concert by a Gamelan orchestra, a bonus.

  • The name doesn't fit its title. This museum is located near National Monument, you can cross to this museum if you visit National Museum. The access is easy to reach by busway or online transportation. The entrance fee is cheap. In the basement, you will find the ancient human in Indonesia. In the 2nd floor, they provide with jewelry collection across Indonesia. In the 3rd floor, you will find national treasure. Not so much you can explore in this museum, but the overall ambiance is comfort and nice.

  • A historical place to learn history of Indonesian Culture. It has new wings, as the old building is under renovation now. A must see place. Located next to National Monument. Easy to access with TransJakarta / public transport. English speaking tour guide is available.

  • They have this basement hall which up to 200 people for seminar, training or workshop. A lot of cultural activity such as traditional dance rehearsal in lobby or some traditional music rehearsal. It's good experience to enrich your experience about Indonesia's culture.

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