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Textile Museum (Museum Tekstil)

Jln. KS. Tubun I 4, Jakarta 11420, Indonesia
+62 21 5606613
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Traditional batik

This museum is located in crowded area Tanah Abang. This museum has a lot of batik's collections... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lynns98816
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Lovely, small museum

This is a lovely, quite small museum housed in a charming one-story house-about eight rooms. The... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Heather D
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At this museum tourists learn the history and methods of the traditional art of Javanese batik.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tanah abang” (7 reviews)
“hot wax” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Jln. KS. Tubun I 4, Jakarta 11420, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is located in crowded area Tanah Abang. This museum has a lot of batik's collections. Beside knowing meaning of each motive, we can try to make batik by ourselves. We can find more about natural dye from trees and leaves. The entrance fee...More

Thank Lynns98816
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is a lovely, quite small museum housed in a charming one-story house-about eight rooms. The textiles were sumptuous, with modest but useful English-language explanations. The film playing is in Indonesian without English subtitles. They have a small museum shop behind and a good batik...More

1  Thank Heather D
Reviewed 5 September 2017

the place is located near Tanah Abang market, the super jam and crowded area. the museum itself has a good collection of old and traditional pattern of batik. the building and the collection need better maintenance. Some collections are so old that really need a...More

Thank sllo2017
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

It is a bit far from the center but it worth the visit. Not for the museum of course , but for the batik training you can do in the building on the back of museum . I went there by taxi and I 've...More

Thank Carmen S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Not to many textille collection. This museum provide batik painting traning/workshop with very cheap cost. Quite traffic jam to access this location. Not safe area in the night.

Thank I'am J
Reviewed 9 July 2017

A museum where you learn about Indonesian clothes (batik). For IDR 75,000 you can get a ticket for a batik drawing class

Thank PavelB23
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I'm not an artsy person, but this place was intriguing. Aside from having a cheap entrance fee (equivalent to about 37 cents in USD) it has a bunch of great history in it's textiles. If you're a history junkie, the dates on the textiles as...More

Thank Franz_Rosario
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I would advise anyone going to Jakarta to visit this small museum and plan at least two hours. Batik workshop was real fun and the collection stunning.

Thank Diane I
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Many stunning textiles collection and on the back of the Museum you could learn how to make Batik including colouring with eco green colour.

Thank Yennylukes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is my favourite museum. I always travel here as long as were in Jakarta. Here you get to know about the textiles, the various weaving and dyeing methods. I personally enjoyed learning Batik with them. For a traveller, this is one of the must...More

Thank sugees
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keshimino
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I need to register for the course at Jakarta Textile Museum. please help urgently. I'm from Colombo - staying in Jakarta from 25th April - 1st May 2017. please reply urgently.
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