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National Archives Museum

Jln. Gajah Mada no. 111, Jakarta 11120, Indonesia
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Beautiful historic buildings and grounds of the former Governor of Batavia.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jln. Gajah Mada no. 111, Jakarta 11120, Indonesia
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

This museum has a huge open area in which suitable for outdoor wedding concept. I have attend one of my officemate wedding here and love it.

Thank SunteaKudo
Reviewed 8 July 2015

on weekend, many poeple use this place as weeding ceremony place, beuatiful place for night, but for museum not really worth it

Thank YUFEC11
Reviewed 25 March 2015 via mobile

If u an art deco lover u should come to here, 90% interior and exterior still in original structure. The landscape also great. But sometimes they have any wedding in there.

1  Thank BaliBackpacker R
Reviewed 22 January 2015

One would expect some sort of organisation or management because it's called a museum, but in fact the building is managed by ANRI (Indonesian Archives) and not by any Tourisme board explains the conditions a bit. You will be asked to fill in a guestbook...More

Thank Erfianto N
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Wonderfully restored building but not much too see. Also the traffic in the surrounding area is crazy!

Thank tempodulu
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Well the building is the most beautiful and well laid out and the gardens are still visible.Its not far from the Old Town so doable on the same trip. get your pictures of the building! Inside its a bit overrated S splendid colonial building whose...More

Thank Geeess
Reviewed 5 November 2014

In the weekend, this museum is more often used as place for wedding reception. In the noon there will be preparation made in the inner courtyard and close to the evening obviously it will be for peoples with invitation only. The museum also have a...More

Thank Lois A
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Fascinating place to visit, we had some time in between flights and t.ook time to look around Jakarta, this was a hidden Jem only a short distance from the Ritz Carlton hotel by taxi. A really interesting place to visit the staff were fantastic and...More

Thank Kenny L
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Jakarta can be a maddening city with its hot, sweaty weather and interminable traffic jams. Many travellers leave the city cursing the place and vowing never to return. But there are some historical relics to be found amongst the concrete and traffic fumes, and the...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 19 September 2014

At one time, this former VOC governor's residence was in the countryside outside of Batavia but now its in the heart of the city along the TransJakarta busway and near the Candra Naya - so its not difficult to reach if you are traveling up...More

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