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Maritime Museum (Museum Bahari)

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Address: Jln. Pasar Ikan 1, Jakarta 14440, Indonesia
Phone Number:
+62 21 6693406
Today
09:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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These former Dutch East Indies warehouses contain objects related to...

These former Dutch East Indies warehouses contain objects related to seafaring and the spice trade.

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Old museum with scarce or none maintenance in years; nothing out of ordinary

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... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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, but you have to hire a guide. One of the guides are Mr. Catur, quite... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Thank yrseverin
Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank expatinindo2016
Cilacap, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Good collection and it showcases about Indo's maritime thing then and now. The building is very old (a bit spooky if you ask me) yet quiet. Besides, it is rare for visitors coming into the museum. Still, it is worth to go.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great impression of the old architecture, and nice view from the look out to old boats! Go for the view and the buildings the collection is just informative plackards and minitiare boats.

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Thank Qqqadam2016
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Very interesting place in discoveing the old history of the Sea trade, the Harbour of Batavia and the colonil period under the Dutch. The Museum is located in one of the original Dutch buildings at the Harbour, showing ship models, nautical tools and naval paintings. There is also an antique "pending" observation tower with an underground jal.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

You can see history about Indonesian Maritime, you can go with family, and good for childreen for their study

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Wonderful 18th century building and worth the visit to see them and enjoy the architecture. Not worth the visit for the maritime display.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

In the old days, this building used to be the spices warehouse. Quite shabby but very big. Most of its collection are traditional boats.You can see the ancient city fortress here.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

It only takes a few minutes to walk through this small maritime museum. The museum consists of sleepy staff, several rooms and contains life-size boats used through-out the history of Indonesia. I don't recall a lot of text in English, but it was interesting to see the different types of boats. If you are at the harbor, it's worth breezing... More 

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