The Indonesian National History Museum is located in the basement of the National Monument and display a large variety of dioramas about the Indonesian history.
Starting from the north-eastern corner, the dioramas start with the beginning of Indonesia during the Prehistoric Indonesia, the construction of Borobudur, the Sriwijaya and Majapahit eras, followed with events from the period of European colonization and uprisings against Dutch East Indies Company and Dutch East Indies rule.
The dioramas continue well into the 20th century showing the Japanese occupation, the proclamation of Indonesian independence in 1945, the struggle for independence of Indonesian revolution, and on to events during the New Order era of Suharto’s regime.
Address: Jalan Tugu Monas, RT.5/RW.2, Gambir, Kec. Gambir, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta (10110)
Opening Hours: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM (closed on the last Monday of each month)