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National Museum

Jln. Medan Merdeka Barat 12, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
+62 21 3447778
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In 1778, the Batavia Society for Arts and Science established what would become, after many expansions and name changes, the world-famous National Museum.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“new wing” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Jln. Medan Merdeka Barat 12, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia
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+62 21 3447778
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"new wing"
in 26 reviews
"indonesian history"
in 56 reviews
"heritage society"
in 21 reviews
"elephant statue"
in 12 reviews
"stone sculptures"
in 9 reviews
"treasure room"
in 9 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 16 reviews
"ethnic groups"
in 14 reviews
"nice collection"
in 13 reviews
"musical instruments"
in 11 reviews
"on display"
in 21 reviews
"school children"
in 10 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 29 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 30 reviews
"old building"
in 20 reviews
"air conditioned"
in 10 reviews
"top floor"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

very exciting, clean, interesting, can add insight, there are many important explanations, and there also makes the visitors comfortable and not hot

Thank Menti L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was fun visit,there so clean and the collections neatly arranged,its not boring,make people happy to go there

Thank Liu M
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The first building is currently under renovation until August 31st 2018. Our School group is guided by the Local guide. She is very informative, and friendly. There are a lot of interesting objects, and there's a lot of new information you could earn, there.

Thank carol a
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum is very clean and comfortable! The local guide was very nice and she explained a lot of things very clearly and easy to understand. She talked about a lot of new things which is very useful for us as a Tourism Vocational High...More

Thank Kezya L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Walking around the National Museum it takes you back in time where you can see how Indonesia has moved on from its humble beggining to where it is now.. A nice history lesson well worth the trip

Thank Adel A
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum has a good local guide, we got a woman local guide that explained us alot of stories and histories of things in this museum. Those informations improved our knowledge. This museum is also well-managed. This museum shows us alot of history things start...More

Thank Gavrol K
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I believe you will be amazed if you came here than you also learn about the history of indonesia and it will be great if you came here

Thank jeon j
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Even I was not so interrested in this museum we visit it as it wa snear the park. Entrance only 10000 IDR and the museum is bulid up in time over 4 floor and all seem sok

Thank kmittag
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is such a good place to visit they provide good quality of service and they have so much unique things to see. I’m so interested with the forth floor of this museum they have a Khasanah area it means treasure area they kept...More

Thank Olivia C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

national museum is very good to be visited by students and students who want to know the history of ancient human remains until the colonial period in Indonesia.

Thank stefanusirawan28
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drnthatte
13 September 2016|
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Response from Sonny V | Reviewed this property |
From the Airport you can go directly to the the museum and the you can put your bag in the locker of the museum, there is a man in the next step of the ticket counter to put your bag. Must be count the time from the airport... More
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J B
20 June 2016|
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Response from michelacav2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the museum is kids friendly in terms of free spaces but if you mean "kids friendly" in terms of activity I think not. But the museum is really big and you can enjoy it.
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