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Purna Bhakti Pertiwi Museum

1 Jalan Taman Mini Pintu 1 | Makasar, Jakarta 13560, Indonesia
+62 21 840 1687
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Ranked #35 of 79 Attractions in Jakarta
Type: Museums
Most recent review
- Apr 15, 2014
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

First visited the museum about 20 years ago, it looked interesting. The second visit a few months ago, the atmosphere in it looks much different. Placement of goods less attractive and less interactive with the visitors. When the young visitors are expected to visit this museum, there should be a lot more interesting information written on each item displayed.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

The Purna Bhakti Museum is a history based museum specilised on the life of President SUHARTO> He was the former second President of Indonesia and a powerful political leaderin modern Indonesian History. The museum houses and displays a large amount of Suharto's collection,artworks and souvenirs received from various world leaders and Indonesian people accumulated during the 32 years of his... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

actually I went there 5 years ago but I still fascinate and admire that place, so beautiful collection and full of information...I can see souvenir from all over the world which Mr Soeharto accepted when he was as president of the RI....luarbiasa !

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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26 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

People said that this is collections of international gifts for delegations for Soeharto (the Indonesia former and the longest serving President). The biggest gift (and the most lavish) is a bed carved with jade and other jewelry. Too bad the museum is dark and dusty. They should improve the lighting to makes the artifacts more dramatic.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

This is the most distinctive museum in the world because all the unique displays were gifts from all over world to President Soeharto. All these gifts were displayed in a very unique and beautiful building in Jakarta. Each ornament resembles the super skills of craftmen of its country. There are a few gigantic crafts from tree roots which are most... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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26 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

This is a lovely museum. The collections are amazing.....it is an enjoyable museum...don't miss.. With big areas around, one can enjoy this area...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The huge landscape itself is awesome, given the land price in the area. The collection is the best the country can have albeit a better curator may be needed. A simple yet affordable cafe should be set up in the midst of its garden providing a repose for visitors ( especially after touring this huge place )

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

The collections are amazing! From little miniatures unto enormous statues. From small jade figurines unto gigantic wooden ships and carved wood panels of Soeharto's childhood until precidency: this is one museum you have to go! But the handicap would be it's lack of information of museum directory and the access of the top floor are quite limited. But overall it's... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

i like to visit this museum, so many things to see, neat and clean too...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

This museum is commonly called the Suharto museum, as it was built to house all the gifts he was given when he was president of Indonesia. He was president for 32 years, and during that time he visited and was visited by every leader in the world, and each time lavish gifts were exchanged. I don't know what all the... More

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