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Fine Arts & Ceramics Museum (Balai Seni Rupa)

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Address: Jl Taman Fatahillah 2 | Pinangsia Village, Taman Sari, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
Phone Number: 62 21 6907062
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Description: This gallery displays paintings, sculptures and ceramics from Indonesia's...
This gallery displays paintings, sculptures and ceramics from Indonesia's greatest artists.
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Place are not very well maintained

Basically the museum consist of paintings, sculpture, and ceramic. Entrance ticket is IDR 5000/person. Reminds how the place is maintained maybe they should raise the price to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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27 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Basically the museum consist of paintings, sculpture, and ceramic. Entrance ticket is IDR 5000/person. Reminds how the place is maintained maybe they should raise the price to make some rennovations. I dont understand paintings much, but the ceramic collections are quite beautiful. It's hot in some of the places there's aircon and fan but no idea why they dont turn... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Taking my 6 yo and 4 yo children, this is the first museum that they enjoyed. We took the workshop, making ceramics. My children made some figures, under instructor's supervision. It cost less than IDR 100,000 for each. Great place to visit. Even the toilet is comfortable.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Ticket entrance for adult 5000 Rupiah and for kids/students 2000 Rupiah. This museum actually have many interesting collections but unfortunately their maintenance quite poor, dusty, some abandon paintings behind the doors without any cover to protect, some trash on the floor, the stairs which make sound "ngiiiiik" and move like earthquake when somebody walk seems not strong enough, no security... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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53 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Because I don't really know how to make art, the only thing is to appreciate them by visiting the museum. The collection was varies and I quite interested in the remnant stuff from sinking ship. Like most of Indonesia museum, the museum itself didn't get good maintenance. The most of ACs were not working and the basic facility like toilet... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

It is interesting to know how the artists participated in independence process. They become one part in the communication tools. There are also so many ceramics which come from different culture and province in Indonesia. I wondering how they product it with a very conventional and traditional tools.

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70 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Whilst there is a good mix of creative ceramics and old to new paintings, the exhibit that steals the show is the display of ceramics from a shipwreck. Also some interesting furniture.

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17 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Even though I'm not really into fine arts, I enjoyed my visit to this museum because the collection is also related to history. I love the collections as they're interesting and you can clearly see the story behind. However, the building is not well-maintained. The AC was not working well, the computers were all off, and the water in the... More 

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Bali
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9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

if you are doing a tour of Kota this is a quiet refuge from the searing heat outside. Admission is not expensive, there is some nice art to see, and the old Dutch building is also impressive.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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46 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

An unusual museum in the old town of Jakarta - lots of ceramics to see and at certain times, one could also learn how to make cermic ware.

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Paranaque, Philippines
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

A great place to visit and learn a brief history of Indonesia. The collection of past masterpieces is really amazing.

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