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Maritime Museum

Open Now: 09:00 - 16:00
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About more than boats

There are a lot of boats, both traditional and otherwise, on display here, but there are also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James M
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Just ok

The Maritime Museum covers a lot of history with many wooden boats displayed. Unless you’re... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
920lutherl
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These former Dutch East Indies warehouses contain objects related to seafaring and the spice trade.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Jl. Pasar Ikan 1, Jakarta 14440, Indonesia
+62 21 6693406
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a lot of boats, both traditional and otherwise, on display here, but there are also broader displays. Don't miss the second floor, with dioramas showing the various cultures that have come to and influenced the culture of the archipelago—really gives a feel for...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

After visiting Railway station of Jakarta Kota, Museum Wayang, BNI bank building, it's better to visit Maritime museum too. I rode bajaj to go here. Or you can use application based taxi like Gojek or Grab to reach this museum. I payed only idr 15k...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

After going through the first floor with miniature ship models, "be sure" to go up to the second floor where you'll see just "plenty of" these life-sized wax figures of the famous maritime explorers & worldwide travelers such as Vasco de Gama, Marco Polo, James...More

1  Thank Myo M
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

The Maritime Museum covers a lot of history with many wooden boats displayed. Unless you’re interested and have the time to read them in detail, it’s kind of boring a bit.

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem. Beautifully presented in a lovely old building. English notes with many exhibits so we could really understand what it was all about.

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

A nice historic building, the collection is amazing and well maintained,m. You will see that Batavia is one of the most Harbour since years ago. This place is actually a hall to collect ‘rempah’ before being shipped. If you are in this area dont forget...More

1  Thank Afif A
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Just spent a splendid new year's eve here in the museum organized by the museum all together with those history enthusiasts: watching from documentary to some old historical movies, enjoying a guided night tour at the museum, enjoying the fireworks from the top of the...More

1  Thank idfip
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We had a real problem to find it on foot, as it is situated in a rough part of town. If the other museums were up to this standard it would have been good. Many of the exhibits were well displayed and explained, there was...More

1  Thank lagoon08
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We visited this museum not expecting much as the entrance fee was small. However, the museum exceeded expectations. Located in a beautiful historical building, the museum gave a nice overview of the history of seafarers who visited Jakarta. Well worth a visit! Your ticket includes...More

1  Thank Worldismyoyster1070
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The Dutch East India Company warehouses that make up this museum are extraordinary--massive beams, thick walls, and one of the few places you can see architecture from the 1700s in Jakarta. However, the displays were highly uneven. There was an excellent board explaining enslavement and...More

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