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Jakarta History Museum (Fatahillah Museum): Tours & Tickets

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Also called the Museum of Old Batavia, Fatahillah Museum occupies the old town hall and contains artifacts, weapons and an old jail.
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Jln. Fatahillah Taman 1 | Old Batavia, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
+62 21 6929101
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

National museum Jakarta is a museum explainin the history of jakarta from colonial times under dutch rule to the present day. it is based in Old town Kota tua and is a wonderful museum to visit if you want to learn about the history of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the History Museum with the various displays of Jakarta history; particularly the colonial parts. It highlights the disparities between Dutch and native lifestyles as well as context of the colonial experience relative to modern Jakarta. Don't forget to go into the men's and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Hokori-kun
Reviewed 27 September 2019

I love visiting museum, and the museum in Jakarta Old Town was in my itinerary. Located in the centre of the old town, the museum was not too big but had many things to see and explore.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kiet Q
Reviewed 5 September 2019

National museum of Indonesia was unfortunately closed on Sunday, so I went to Jakarta History Museum. I really expected that I will acquire broader picture of Jakarta, but the museum is not rich in historical artifacts, there is no explanations of development and growth of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank SamirDelibey
Reviewed 21 July 2019 via mobile

Good museum. They have some authorized english guides that will help you to get full information about the museum with reasonable prices. Ask Ms.Lulu for guiding you inside the museum.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank rezam932
Reviewed 10 July 2019

Great to learn about the history of Indonesia. Would have been improved if the megaphone wasn't used, no idea what was being said however it did not stop the whole time we were there.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ms_Drak_G
Reviewed 3 July 2019

Many restaurants surrounding the museum. It's a beautiful architecture building and great square to strolling around in the evening.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank msuryanti
Reviewed 9 June 2019

It is very well known for us the History of Fatahillah Museum, beautiful colonial architect surround it you can walk in the area a few places to visit. Easy to access to come here you could get train or bus

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RizaLSulaeman
Reviewed 12 May 2019 via mobile

If you're interested to find out historical facts of the city, then this is the right place to be. They have good selection of antiques and artifacts, along with information board explaining important things to learn about the old Jakarta or Batavia. Ticket price is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ricky S
Reviewed 8 May 2019 via mobile

You’ll need some time to walk through all the levels and each room. A beautiful building, with so much history. The jail cells below the building was a surprise. There’s the Batavia Cafe across the square and there was a little street market on the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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