Museum Bahari or Maritime Museum is a museum that displays collection of objects relating to maritime in Indonesia. Maritime Museum is located at Jl. Pasar Ikan, Jakarta Utara/North Jakarta and overlooking the Jakarta Bay. The building that currently used by Maritime Museum was built in 1652 and was once a warehouse storing spices that will be sent to Europe. Currently, the Maritime Museum has 126 collection of objects of the maritime history. The collection mainly are ships and traditional commerce boat. Among the dozens of miniature boats on display are collections of 19 original boats and 107 miniature. Also the equipment used by sailors in the past such as navigation equipment, anchor, binoculars, lighthouse model, and cannon.
In general, the condition of the building occupied by the Maritime Museum is still good. Visible cracks in the walls are painted white, matching the color of tile. There are only one or two, among dozens of porous wood windows.
It’s just the whole condition of the building was not seen in the collection stored in it. A total of 850 collections in the form of ceramics found in shipwrecks, various types of wood as a raw material for the ship, photographs of the history of marine archipelago, various navigation equipments to the preservation of a variety of marine life looked dusty.
The average income of the museum form selling entrance ticket only Rp. 3.5 million, not worth the cost of conservation required by the Maritime Museum of the year awarded by the government budget of Rp. 4.5 billion for maintenance and operations in the complex which covers 8000 square meters
How to get here (see the routemap)
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 21 minutes walk to the north
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 21 minutes walk to the north
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