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Museum Satria Mandala (Armed Forces Museum)

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Address: Jalan Gatot Subroto 14-16, Jakarta 12710, Indonesia
Phone Number: 62 21 522 7946
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The Armed Forces Museum of Jakarta, Museum Satria Mandala is a must see...
The Armed Forces Museum of Jakarta, Museum Satria Mandala is a must see. Dioramas, small arms displays, vehicles, history and an impressive collection of cannon, aircraft, and more.
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Indonesian military museum

One of the museum located in the city center, and is easily accessible using either private or public transportation. This museum contains of equipment and the history of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2015
Deku K
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

One of the museum located in the city center, and is easily accessible using either private or public transportation. This museum contains of equipment and the history of Indonesian military. The ticket is very cheap, maybe this is what makes it somewhat poorly maintained musueum. Very suitable for kids, because they can ride various combat vehicles and play around. Unfortunately... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

time stopped in her, not much attraction or you can see and fun. But if you take your children, aaah that's great idea. They can see helicopter, tank, anda many more. Kids can play around

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Tangerang, Jawa Barat, Indonesia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

In this museum you will learn all things about Indonesian army. I love to see the olden weapon, airplane, vehicles use to fight against the enemy, but seems the museum needs more better treatment and management.

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68 reviews 68 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Must visit for kids, with good collection of Indonesian's Military History. The sad things is the neglect from government to provide necessary funding for this museum. The fee is too cheap. Rp. 2,500. for kids, bring your schoolmates and friends, the weapon collections was good although not great. Recommended for a family or school activities.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Me and the kids have been here a few times already. The Kids loved the weapon room and the open space area in the back where all the planes and tanks were located. Many useful information about the war during the occupation which helped parents to teach kids to be proud of being Indonesian. the toilets were poor and praying... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Located downtown and open during weekends certainly makes this museum very easy to visit. It is closed on Mondays, though. Kids (especially little boys) would love it because they get to see all kind of weapons, old tanks, planes and chopper, and even a ship up close. They have splendid collections from the wartime and extensive dioramas. It used to... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This place certainly gives you a lot of useful information about Army and Military and their amenities. They have rooms for every section. Most of the visitors here are school kids.

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jakarta bandung
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

good items here, historical weopons when indonesian defence and fight for their independents. almost old weopon from world war II. we can find MIG from 70s era, tanks, torpedos, badge and uniform indonesian heroes

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Glyfada, Greece
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

Good place for outdoor pictures with post war aircrafts. The museum is not bad but it needs renovation . It gives you the feeling that it's abandoned

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Lots of very interesting exhibits, though the curating level is really poor and seems like the people are not keen in actually preserving these military hardware and just displaying them out in the elements expecting people to come in. Still, being a military buff, I do hope they would put in some effort to beautify the place and accord some... More 

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