National Museum Of Indonesia, Jakarta

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National Museum Of Indonesia, Jakarta - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Jl. Medan Merdeka Barat No.12, Gambir, Jakarta Pusat 10110, Indonesia

Phone: +62-213868172

Ticket Price: 10000 IDR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 08:30 am - 02:30 pm Details

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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

  • Taxi
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  • The National Museum is the place where you can get your first time impression of the richness of the Indonesian cultures. Aside of the varieties of ethnic groups, you can also see the development of the nation. From the story of the Java Man and the dwarf from Flores to the rich gold culture of Indonesian archipelago. There is also a small but nice kid's corner where children can learn about traditional clothes, angklung, batik, etc.

  • Very cheap ticket, the building is lit bit old but spacious, and lots of things in clean and neat. Diorama too, we're in good condition and well designed. It's just like mix of history with modern art here. Good place to learn Indonesian diversity.

  • Very cheap ticket. They need to make more expensive ticket for such very valuable collection there. Good for kids and foreigner . It's under renovation right now and need to check interesting event on their website. I came when Spice trade exhibition is in.

  • after renovation, this museum became a place we can count as a place for hangout at the weekend. recommended for all of you to spent time here. seeit, feel it, enjoy it.

  • Museum was great and the English-speaking Tour was amazing (Thank You!) If you're English speaking, definitely try to get the tour. When we were there, it was 10am on a Saturday.

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