Jakarta, Adam Malik Museum

Jakarta, Adam Malik Museum

Adam-Malik-Museum

Address: Jl Diponegoro No 29 Menteng
 Phone: 337 403
 Information: Large collection of personal items of former Indonesian leaders.

Jakarta, Manggala Wanabakti Forestry Museum

Jakarta, Manggala Wanabakti Forestry Museum

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J alan Gatot Subroto
Jakarta Pusat 10270 Indonesia
+62 21 570 3246
manggala@cbn.net.id
Open HoursMuseum: 9a-4p M-F, Library: 9a-3:30p M-F
OverviewThis fine museum provides visitors with a well-structured exhibition through which they can discover the history, science and benefits of forests and forestry in Indonesia.
This fine museum provides visitors with a well-structured exhibition through which they can discover the history, science and benefits of forests and forestry in Indonesia. Among the objects on display is a spectrum of equipment used to fell trees, and dioramas showing rain, teak, pine and Agathi forests and mangroves. An excellent library on-site shelves books, references and periodicals on forestry, the environment and national parks. The collection is available in English and Bahasa Indonesia. Admission is free.

Jakarta, Maritime Museum

Jakarta, Maritime Museum

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Maritime-Museum

The Maritime museum is located not far from Sunda Kelapa port in Jakarta Kota. Built in 1652, the museum was the two buildings and functioned as the Trade affairs office and as the warehouses for the various spices belonging to the Dutch colonialist. Up to now, the Maritime museum has been renovated several times and the year of the renovation is available at the entrance gate, among of which are 1718, 1719 and 1771.
 The warehouses is called Westzidsch Pakhuizen or west part river warehouses. The warehouses once housed the tea, coffee, white pepper and even clothes. The wall surrounding the building was the Jakarta city border known the city wall.
 The Syahbandar Tower, built in 1839 and functioned as the controlling station for the ships going in and out of the Sunda Kelapa port, is in front of the museum.
 The museum located on jalan Pasar Ikan, north Jakarta was officially inaugurated by the Jakarta governor, Ali Sadikin, on July 7 1977. The museum exhibits various ships from all over Indonesia, photos and pictures of old-time ports.
 The existence of the fortress in the “Ontrus”t island is explained in details. One of the unique collections is the history of the “Onrust” island existence, one of the islands in “Seribu” island. The island used to be the Dutch fortress and the dockyard. Up to now the remaining of the fortress is still found in the island.
 The location of the museum is reachable. From the Kota railway station, the 015 minibus (mikrolet), kota- Tanjung Priok routes, will take you to the museum to the Sunda Kelapa port. From Sunda Kelapa port, you can get there on foot because it is only a few meters away. In front of the museum you can find some vendors selling oysters and other sea food, and you can buy them if you wan.
 The museum opens on Mondays-Thursdays at 08:00 am- 02:00 pm, on Fridays it opens until 11:00 am and on Saturdays it opens up to 01:00 pm. The ticket price for students is Rp. 1000 and for public is Rp. 2000. And the ticket price will be cheaper when you come there up to more than 20 people.

Jakarta, National Monument

Jakarta, National Monument

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The National Monument is one of the monuments in Jakarta erected to commemorate the Indonesian people fighting against the Dutch colonialist. The monument is located in central Jakarta, it is at the Lapangan monas (Monas square). The monument, with its unique style and is 137 m in height , was made of marbles with phallus form symbolizing the fertilizing. The flaming torch shape weighing 14.5 kg and is plated with 35 kg gold is placed on the top of the monument . The torch symbolizes the Indonesian people fighting for independence. The monument, erected at a 80-hectare land was officially opened for public on 12 July 1975, is known as Tugu Monas. The architect for this monument was Soedarsono and F. Silaban and the consultant was Ir. Rooseno. Before it is popular with Tugu Monas, the monument had five names, they were Lapangan Gambir, Lapangan Ikada, Lapangan Merdeka, Lapangan Monas and Taman Monas. Parks, two ponds and the open-air sport field surrounds the monument. This monument become the well-known tourist object for the holiday goers in Jakarta . Inside the monument is the museum and a hall for meditation and it is equipped with the elevator. At the top of the monument the Jakarta city is seen to be more crowded. The monument daily opens at 9:00 am – 04:00 pm.

Jakarta, Puppet Museum

Jakarta, Puppet Museum

Puppet-Museum

Jalan Pintu Besar Barat 27
Jakarta Barat 11110 Indonesia
+62 21 692 9560
info@museumwayang.com
Open Hours9a-3p Tu-Th & Su, 9a-4:30p F, 9a-2:30p Sa
http://www.museumwayang.com/
OverviewThe site of this museum bears witness to decades of natural disasters and colonialism. It was originally occupied by a Dutch reformed church until a devastating earthquake in 1808 and then by a warehouse until 1912. Some prominent Dutch officials are buried in the small cemetery at the back. The museum boasts thousands of puppets from all parts of Indonesia. Two of the most famous are wayang kulit and wayang golek. These shadow puppets entertain here–usually with gamelan music–at 10am on Sundays, lending an exotic insight into the native theatrical scene.

Jakarta, Proclamation Museum

Jakarta, Proclamation Museum

Proclamation-Museum

Address: Jl Pegangsaan Timur 56, Central Jakarta.
 Review: On August 17, 1945, Soekarno and Hatta proclaim the Independence of Indonesia at 56, Pegangsaan Timur Street. There are 2 giant statues of Soekarno and Hatta.

Jakarta, Textile Museum

Jakarta, Textile Museum

Textile-Museum

Address: Jl. Aipda KS. Tubun 2-4, Central Jakarta 11410.
 Phone: (62)(21) 560 6613.
 Review: Housed in an old villa, the building was originally owned by a French businessman in the 19th century before being sold to a Turkish consul to Batavia.
 The building then went through various government hands before the Textile Museum was established here in 1975. Inside, you’ll find over 300 indigenous textiles from all over Indonesia including cotton and silk batik, intricately woven ikat and various others.
 There’s also a detailed explanation on the making of batik as well as a set of rare rattan armor from West Papua.
 Opening hours: Tues-Thurs & Sun 9 AM – 4 PM, Fri 9 AM – 3 PM. Closed on Monday.

Jakarta, The House/The People Consultative Assembly Museum

Jakarta, The House/The People Consultative Assembly Museum

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Jalan Jend. Gatot Subroto Central Jakarta
 Built in 1965 with a 700-square-meter concrete shell roof convering its main assembly hall and a pair of arched beams that support the roof, the House of Representatives / people’s Consultative Assembly building in Senayan is imposing and awesome, resembling the wings of giant bird in flight. Grandness and monumental size are the common first impressions when people view the building, which now functions as the edifice of Indonesia’s highest legislative body

Jakarta, The ’45 Struggle Museum

Jakarta, The ’45 Struggle Museum

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1945 Struggle for Freedom Museum is located at Menteng Raya Street 31, Central Jakarta. In 1938, a Dutch businessman named LC Schomper, built a hotel called Schomper, I at Menteng Area. The hotel was built as a place to spend nights for high officials of the Nederland, foreign Entrepreneurs, and high officials of local government.
 During the colonization of the Japanese Empire in Indonesia youth and it was turned into a boarding house and Education center for Indonesian Youth in order to learn nationalism. Soekarno (1st Indonesian President), Mohammad Hatta (1st Indonesian Vice President), Adam Malik Chaerul Saleh and many other youth generations of Indonesia are involved in the educations process inside. The name of the Hotel Schomper 1 Hotel then turned into Gedung Menteng 31 Building). As time went by, the Gedung Menteng 31 was used for many purposes.