Museum Kebangkitan Nasional, Jakarta

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Museum Kebangkitan Nasional or "Museum of National Awakening" is a history museum in Jakarta, Indonesia. The museum is dedicated for the history of Indonesian National Awakening.HistoryThe buildingThe building of the museum was constructed from 1899 to 1901. In March 1902, the building was officially opened under the name of STOVIA, the colonial medicine school for the Javanese and other native people. Students were obliged to live in the dorm until the completion of the 10 years study.In 1920, because of the increasing number of students, studies were conducted in a new building (now the Medicine facility of the University of Indonesia). The building was then used as a MULO school (equivalent to junior high school), AMS (equivalent to senior high school) and school for pharmacist assistants.During the Japanese occupation, the building was used by the Japanese to contain the Dutch war prisoners. After the independence of Indonesia, the building was used as temporary residences for the KNIL and their families.The museumDue to the building relation with the birth of Budi Utomo on May 20, 1908, whose day are officially Day of National Awakening since 1948, the building was restored by the government of Jakarta on April 1973. The building was officially made a heritage building by then President Suharto on May 20, 1974 under the name of Gedung Kebangkitan Nasional ("The Building of National Awakening"). The previous occupants were moved to Cengkareng area.
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  • As a great nation, a nation of Indonesia should appreciate the services of the heroes who have fought to promote the country. Awakening Museum was created in order to foster a sense of nationalist nation. Many demonstrate positive efforts to advance the nation.
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  • Glad to be visiting the museum, originally the museum was only willing to take the child to learn to dance, because every Saturday, held a free nari learning.. Admission to the museum is free of charge..
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  • with a price-friendly bags namely 2000 dollars, you can already get the science of history in this country
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  • This museum representation how Dokter Jawa can get the knowledge before we're get our independence.... in this museum u can see many old doctor tools... i recommmend you to see this museum especially if you come from another country... the location is not far from stasiun senen you can drive by bajaj or online transportation to get here... enjoy jakarta
  • Good place to go with your children to give information how this nation builded.
  • Heritage building still retain its glory
  • Good Place for hunting photo
  • This is an amazing museum with a lot of trees & garden

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