Explore the History of Old Batavia, From the Most Iconic Jakarta Landmark, Fatahillah Museum – Part 2

A Brief Introduction Fatahillah Museum, the Most Iconic Historical Building of the Jakarta Old Town

If you are circling around the Jakarta Old Town Square and find a wide building with many windows, facing right at the square, then it is most certain that the building is Fatahillah Museum, or in another name, Jakarta History Museum. It is one of the oldest historical buildings in the city as it has witnessed almost every different era of Old Batavia and now Jakarta.

How to Reach Fatahillah Museum as A Part of Your Walking Tour in Jakarta Old Town

To reach the museum, the easiest way is by riding a commuter line train to the Jakarta Kota station. The train fee depends on from where you depart, but it is still relatively cheap. You can also go by Transjakarta Bus. Once you descend from the train, you just need to walk around five minutes to reach the Fatahillah Museum and due to the iconic building design, that stands out from other buildings in the same area, it will be relatively easy to find. The museum opens almost every day except every Monday, from 9 AM to 3 PM.

Take a Glance of What is Inside the Museum that Store Items, Stories, and More of the Old Batavia

Inside the Museum, you can learn about the history of Jakarta from its collection. It stores a wide variety of collections from the replica of Tarumanegara and Padjajaran kingdom, antique furniture from the 17th and 19th Century with a mix of European, Chinese, and Indonesian style. There are also ceramics, pottery and inscriptions stones that tells the history of Indonesia, mainly Jakarta.

More Things to See Around the Fatahillah Museum to Explore More of the History of Old Batavia with Jakarta Walking Tour

Aside from the museum, there is still more to see and do around the Jakarta Old Town square or nearby area to learn about the Jakarta people, history, and culture. Come to Jakarta and join our Jakarta Old Batavia Tour. Explore modern Jakarta with a fun and insightful Walking Tour to widen your knowledge about Jakarta. See you around!