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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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  • Senang bisa mengunjungi museum ini, Awalnya ke museum ini hanya mau mengantar anak untuk ikut belajar nari, karena setiap hari sabtu, diadakan belajar nari gratis.. Masuk ke museum ini tidak dipungut ...  more »
  • dengan harga yang ramah kantong yaitu 2000 rupiah , anda sudah bisa mendapatkan ilmu sejarah di negeri ini  more »
  • Dapat ditempuh dengan jalan kaki dari hotel Gran Alia Prapatan atau Atrium Senen. Jalanan sekitar museum ini berlaku satu arah, bisa pakai mobil, motor, bajaj. Suasana taman asri, terawat, bersih. Seb...  more »
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  • Sekolah Dokter Jawa (STOVIA). Nice place for our history education
  • Keren tapi serem 😆
  • Some of a great historical place, clean, green, and have a good control, i'll come here again.
  • Pernah sekali kesini waktu smp.. Bangunannya mirip STM 1 Budi Utomo
  • Good place