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Museum Bank Indonesia

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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Must visit place in Indonesia to see the banking and monetary history

This is just very near the old town (Kota tua) of jakarta. Entrance fee is just 5000 IDN. Whole the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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A modern place to let you know about the history of the central bank of Indonesia

It is a very recommended place to go with your kids and with some adults to know what the story... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
frida s
Jakarta, Indonesia
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Once the first banks of Indonesia, now a museum of banking in Indonesia.
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Jl. Pintu Besar Utara 3 | West Jakarta, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
+62 21 2600158
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is just very near the old town (Kota tua) of jakarta. Entrance fee is just 5000 IDN. Whole the arrangements of exhibits are in great manner. Most informations are in English too. I personally like the room of gold reserve because you can feel...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a very recommended place to go with your kids and with some adults to know what the story about money, the central bank, and other important hings.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank frida s
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Spectacular white colonial building ,opposite transjakarta bus station kota is best one museum to visit in JKT.the exhibition is from banking system since dutch colonial era to present. Room of gold reserve display is also interesting about holding real weight 15.5 kg gold bar by...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Great Museum I've ever visited,and they're also giving knowledge sharing to a group of senior high school student and college.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 December 2018

I never knew that Indonesia was a Dutch colony until I visited Jakarta. I am not a big fan of visiting museums and all but since Jakarta does not have much to offer to tourists I was left with little option and visit this Bank...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sachin0408
Reviewed 17 December 2018

I was in Central Jakarta area for a brief meetings, when I had a lot of free time I decided went to Kota Tua area by Transjakarta. I would say, going to this area on saturday or sunday or on public holiday is a bad...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ishmah i
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

If you not interest with the history of BI and the banking development in indonesia, like me, it is kinda "bored". But if you want to know how people used to do trade deals with money in past, this place you must visit and they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank zakidiii
Reviewed 8 December 2018

I came here by mistake, thinking it was an altogether different museum - I'm glad I stopped by, but it's a ten minute visit really. The wonder is in the sheer size of the building, and you can just about imagine how many thousands must...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Located in Kota Tua (Jakarta Old Town) and you can feel the vibes when Indonesia was still under Dutch's powers. You can see the process of making Rupiah (Indonesian money) and its history. You can also visit other historical buildings around this museum. Lots of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sherly N
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Here in Kota Tua, near Fatahillah Square is a real attraction worth crossing the busy roads for. In a building which was headquarters to a long defunct bank, is a museum dedicated to the history of money and political power. You feel it walking through...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Brader S
20 February 2018|
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Response from Jarko2015 | Reviewed this property |
It's only IR5000 to visit the museum. Next door you'll find another banking museum that charges IR10,000. Double the price for about half the interest. In both cases, it's the buildings that are the most interesting feature... More
18 February 2017|
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Response from shelleyvalencia | Reviewed this property |
It's open from 8:30AM - 3:30PM. It's closed on Monday