FEATURE: Jakarta History Museum
The Jakarta History Museum, also known as Fatahillah Museum or Batavia Museum, is located in the Old Town or Kota of Jakarta. The building was built in 1710 as the Stadhuis of Batavia. Jakarta History Museum, opened in 1974, displays objects from the prehistory period of the city region, the founding of Jayakarta in 1527, and through the Dutch colonization period from the 16th century until Indonesia’s Independence in 1948. The museum is located in the south side of Fatahillah Square near Wayang Museum and Fine Art and Ceramic Museum.
The museum is open every day from 8 AM to 3 PM. Tickets cost Rp 5,000 for adults.