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Maritime Museum

Jln. Pasar Ikan 1, Jakarta 14440, Indonesia
+62 21 6693406
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Interesting for naval history enthusiast

This museum is located in sunda kelapa near the harbor. It is well preserved and very interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
via mobile
This is a hidden treasure

The museum is located in Jakarta Old Town, the historic center of Jakarta. It is within a walkable... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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These former Dutch East Indies warehouses contain objects related to seafaring and the spice trade.
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good42%
  • Average38%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“watch tower” (6 reviews)
“ship models” (2 reviews)
“spice trade” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Jln. Pasar Ikan 1, Jakarta 14440, Indonesia
+62 21 6693406
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum is located in sunda kelapa near the harbor. It is well preserved and very interesting to visit for recreational & educational purposes. Plus there's an old watch tower where they used to watch ongoing ships.

Thank arzaqzidan
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum is located in Jakarta Old Town, the historic center of Jakarta. It is within a walkable distance from other cultural heritage displaying the history Batavia e.g. Jakarta History Museum, Wayang Museum, and the Sunda Kelapa harbor.

Thank JItTravelDiaries
Reviewed 5 June 2017

One of a very few places where you can actually see well preserved Dutch architecture in Jakarta. The museum is very informative.great views from the tower.

Thank muffinandcoffee
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This place is good for educational visit to learn more about history and culture of Indonesia, especially during Dutch occupation in Indonesia for almost 3.5 century. A lot of historical items, but sadly they are not well preserved.

Thank sllo2017
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Located in the old part of town, this museum is a group of buildings from the 17th century which originally served as warehouses of the VOC (Dutch East Indian Company). There are exhibited a couple of interesting boats and only recently (27-2-17) an exhibition was...More

Thank AndrevdM
Reviewed 21 February 2017

When I went to the Bahari Museum, I found that there were some interesting exhibits, such as the collection of old canoes and boat equipment, and the sections showing the history of trade through the Jakarta region. The buliding itself, a historic shipping warehouse, was...More

Thank ZacharyMarret
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

A spot that should be included on any tour of old Batavia (Kota district) as it is housed within the last remaining warehouses of the Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (Dutch East Indies Company, or VOC) which date back to the mid 1600s. While the exhibits within...More

Thank Trevor1223
Reviewed 14 January 2017

If you have enough time to spend going to this museum is an option; It looks like the museum hasn't received maintenance in years; doors, exhibitions products are full of dust, and severely lack of care; there is some scattered interesting information along the site,...More

Thank Jorge Luis H
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Very informative and budget friendly. You can learn a lot about the history of the city if you take the time.

Thank yrseverin
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Being and island nation maritime museum is an interesting one. Fairly well preserved. Explore the past of Indonesia, dutch history, spice trade details, old boats and miniatures. Interesting for kids too.

Thank expatinindo2016
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