Eid Holiday, Jakarta History Museum Crowded by Visitors

Reporter : Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing | Editor : Nugroho Adibrata | June 07, 08:01 PM 20:01 WIB | Dibaca 343 kali
Eid Holiday, Jakarta History Museum Crowded by Visitors (Foto : Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing / Beritajakarta.id)

Jakarta Tourism and Culture Agency's History Museum Technical Unit Head, Sri Kusumawati said that entrance ticket counter in the Jakarta History Museum has been added on the west and north gates until June 9.

" It aims to anticipate the surge of visitors during Eid holiday"

"It aims to anticipate the surge of visitors during Eid holiday," she expressed, Friday (6/7).

It opens for 12 hours from 8 AM-8 PM which aims to give opportunities for visitors from outside the city.

"Today we have more than 8,000 visitors," she explained

Jakarta History Museum Technical Unit Tour Guide Coordinator, Amat Kusaini Al Alexs expressed, on the second day of Eid celebration, the number of visitors reached 11,600 people. 

"Today, until 1-2 PM, we already have 4,000 visitors and is predictably able to hit 9,000," he stressed.

In the museum, visitors will enjoy the history of Jakarta's journey supported by a permanent exhibition of museums based on the historical chronology of Jakarta.

They can also explore collection rooms of cannons and swords, miniature sailing boats, ancient firearms and city development blueprints, and equipment used during the Stone Age.

"Including the Signing of the Establishment of the Jakarta History Museum Building/as the City Hall of Batavia in 1707 by Governor General Joan Van Hoorn," he told.

One of visitors from Mampang Prapatan, Hendra (37) admitted that it is his first time visiting the museum.

"I come with my family. I see many collections that can take us back to colonial times and know the history of Jakarta," he admitted.

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