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Museum Bank Indonesia, Jakarta

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Discover the economic and financial history of the nation at Museum Bank Indonesia. Housed in the building used as the central bank of the Dutch East Indies, the museum tells a compelling narrative of finance and banking in the region, from the colonial era to the present day. Through a range of audio and visual experiences, the museum highlights the development of the Indonesian economy, how it survived Japanese occupation and the economic crisis of 1997, and how modern technologies are revolutionizing banking in the globalized world. Add Museum Bank Indonesia to your Jakarta travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Jakarta online travel route builder .
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  • Bagi kamu yang mencintai uang uang kuno dan tertarik dengan numismatik.. kamu pasti demen banget di sini.. bukan hanya tahu beranekaragam uang kertas dan logam yang pernah beredar di Indonesia, tapi k...  more »
  • Centrally-located museum featuring both bank items, local history and of course the premises themselves  more »
  • baru pertama kali ke museum BI , museum yang besar , sepertinya sudah mengalami renovasi total ,, sangat bagus untuk menambah pengetahuan kita tentang Bank indonesia , tempatnya strategis , dan sangat...  more »
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  • It's a very interesting museum with good collections. Unfortunately when I was there last week, they were under renovation, so only three rooms were opened. Also, you can't bring any bag to enter the museum.
  • Not so bad. First time visit is too crowded cuz many children from school so we not focus and enjoy to see the diorama and things inside. Your bag will be entrusted to the staff and you get the number. So better take out and save yourself, phone and money from your bag for safety reasons.
  • This is a must visit place in Jakarta. I spent hours here but don't even get bored. loves all the detail, even the facade is undeniably awesome.
  • A very good historical exhibition of the evolution of banking and trade in Indonesia. All exhibits are clearly marked in English and Indonesian. I enjoyed walking into the 2 huge vaults one of gold bullion and the other of coin and paper currencies from not only Indonesia but around the world. The international currencies were were poorly lit. The building itself has been restored and the stained glass windows were fabulous and well explained.
  • Love this museum. Very clean, tidy, and the ambience is great. Has many collections and there are lot of education as well.

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