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Ancient Inscription Museum
Jl. Tanah Abang 1 Central Jakarta
Phone: (62 21) 385-4060
| || The piece of land of former Dutch cemetery called Kebon Jahe Kober has been arranged to be a shaded and green garden with various kinds of tropical plants grown on it, and has be come a place of intensive supports for both artistic and historical values. This land was designed as cemetery for the Dutch, especially for officials and important prominent figures. |
After Indonesia gained its independence this land was still used for the public, especially the Christian people. Since 1975 Kebon Jahe cemetery was closed, and by seeing the existing potentials, preservation and rearrangement of the selected inscriptions and gravestones were performed on that land of 1,3 ha.
On 7 July 1977 pat
of the land of the former Kebon Jahe cemetery was inaugurated to be
inscription Museum by the then DKI Jakarta Governor Ali Sadikin.
Knowing the inscription would mean to know the works of talented
designers, painters and sculptors cast as a materialization of deep
expression of the people who gave the order or the users, because as if
inscription was able to talk on what we need to know.
This Museum displays
gravestones from various Dutch names and prominent figures like Major
General J. H. R. Kohler, Dr. W.F. Stuterheim, Dr. F. Roll, Pieter
Erberveld and others. Are a row of other names like Olivia M. Raffles,
Miss Riboet, Soe Hok Gie and others who was berried or moved to this
location since the 17th century until the 1900s.
The Museum is open from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm on Tuesday to Sunday.
The Museum is closed on Monday and Public Holidays.
Adult : Rp. 2.000,- /College Student : Rp. 1.000,- / Children or Student : Rp. 600,-
Group (Min. 20 person)
Adult : Rp. 1.500,- / College Student :Rp. 750,- / Children or Student : Rp. 500,-