We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museum of the Declaration of Independence

Review Highlights
Do not forget history

A great museum history that you must visit. This place as a witness formulation of proclamation of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
via mobile

If you love to the history of Jakarta, this is the place you must go. There is an entry fee of IDR... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
via mobile
Read all 23 reviews
All photos (47)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good58%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Do not forget history ”
4 weeks ago
Jln. Imam Bonjol no. 1, Jakarta 10310, Indonesia
+62 21 3144743
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Jakarta
from US$79.00
More Info
from US$50.00
More Info
from US$37.50
More Info
Reviews (23)
Filter reviews
6 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great museum history that you must visit. This place as a witness formulation of proclamation of Indonesian inpendence was drafted. Entrance fee for adults IDR 2.000/person, Children IDR 1.000/person, foreigners IDR 10.000/person. Open daily 08.00 AM to 04.00 PM, except Monday and National Holiday...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank radjaholic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love to the history of Jakarta, this is the place you must go. There is an entry fee of IDR 10,000 for the foreigners. You have to spent around an hour to see and read all the things in this museum.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rajit80
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This former British Consul building & Japanese Navy Officer Private House were interestingly far from the image of museum you would met at Jakarta nowadays. it was more like a little house when you could spent the time laughing and playing while hearing the old...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Seph_Bimo
Reviewed 14 March 2017

According to history, Proklamasi text was composed in Admiral Maeda's house. Admiral Maeda was Japanese navy who fully supported Indonesia freedom. This museum was actually Admiral Maeda's house. According to history as well, the authentic Proklamasi text was written in handwriting. Then 3 months after...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank AmandaKhan
Reviewed 6 September 2015

This is the important place where Indonesian leaders wrote out the Independence Proclamation on the eve of Japans full surrender to the Allies.Its quite historical and has interesting insights.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Geeess
Reviewed 19 May 2015

What i like being there is the atmosphere of Japanese and Old time. It is such a patriotic feeling. There is no regretion for visiting it. Nice place. You can also learn about declaration of Indonesian time. By visiting it,you help you history score higher.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Ruby2107
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 515 nearby hotels
Ibis Budget Jakarta Menteng
248 reviews
.50 km away
Royal Kuningan Hotel
266 reviews
.74 km away
The Hermitage, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Jakarta
543 reviews
.80 km away
RedDoorz Plus @ Thamrin
11 reviews
.84 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 9,284 nearby restaurants
Satay Khas Senayan
199 reviews
.52 km away
Por Que No
68 reviews
.39 km away
Nasi Padang Sederhana
55 reviews
.26 km away
Gandy Steak House
83 reviews
.47 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 620 nearby attractions
Taman Suropati
524 reviews
1.04 km away
Plaza Indonesia
147 reviews
1.24 km away
Flea Market at Jalan Surabaya
385 reviews
.96 km away
Taman Menteng
75 reviews
.37 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Museum of the Declaration of Independence staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines