Museum Bank Indonesia: Trace Back the History of Bank in Indonesia

Museum Bank Indonesia or Bank Indonesia Museum is located at Jl. Pintu Besar Utara No. 3, Jakarta Barat/West Jakarta. The location was the place of a hospital named Binnen Hospitaal. In the former location of the hospital and built a building used by De Javasche Bank (DJB) in 1828. Then after the independence in 1953, the bank was nationalized and changed to a Central Bank or Bank Indonesia. In 1962, Bank Indonesia moved to a new building. This building was left empty and then used as the Museum of Bank Indonesia and opened (soft opening) by Burhanuddin Abdullah, Governor of Bank Indonesia, on December 15, 2006. And opened (grand opening) by the President of Indonesia, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, on July 21, 2009. Bank Indonesia Museum is presented in the form of cyber museum. In Cyber Museumof Bank Indonesia is told about a long journey in the field of institutional of the Bank, monetary, banking and payment systems that can be followed from time to time, since the period of De Javasche Bank uptoday.

Museum Bank Indonesia Bank Indonesia provides information’s role in the history of the nation, which began before the arrival of the colonial power to the archipelago until the establishment of Bank Indonesia in 1953 and Bank Indonesia’s policies, including also the background and policy of the Bank and it’s implications to 2005.

The presentation is packed by utilizing modern technology and multi-media, such as electronic displays, static panel, plasma televisions, and a diorama that creates comfort for the visitors in enjoying the Museum of Bank Indonesia. There are also facts and collection of historical objects in the period before the establishment of Bank Indonesia, as in the kingdoms of the archipelago, which include money numismatic collection and it is also attractively displayed.

How to get here (see the routemap)

From Cikini/Gondangdia/Juanda go to platform 1 and  take Red Line or Blue Line heading to Jakarta Kota. Go to the north exit and take a 6 minutes walk to the Northwest

From Tanah Abang go to platform 3/5 and take the Yellow Line heading to Depok/Bogor and stop at Manggarai Station. Go to platform 3/5 and  take Red Line or Blue Line heading to Jakarta Kota. Go to the north exit and take a 6 minutes walk to the Northwest

From Sudirman go to platform 2 and take the Yellow Line heading to Depok/Bogor and stop at Manggarai Station. Go to platform 3/5 and  take Red Line or Blue Line heading to Jakarta Kota. Go to the north exit and take a 6 minutes walk to the Northwest

see the link map or the map below

museum bi map

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