Jakarta Museums Open for Free Tomorrow
Reported by Aldi Geri Lumban Tobing | Translated by Maria Inggita
Good news for Jakartans who like to travel to historical places such as museums, because the Jakarta Government will provide free visits to 11 museums managed by Jakarta Culture Agency on June 22, 2022, which coincided with the Jakarta's 495th Anniversary or Jakarta Hajatan.
We want people, especially children, to be more interested in visiting museums and learning about history
Those museums are Jakarta History Museum, Joang '45 Museum, Inscription Museum, MH Thamrin Museum, Textile Museum, Fine Arts and Ceramics Museum, Puppet Museum, Maritime Museum, Onrust Archaeological Park, Si Pitung House, and Setu Babakan Betawi Museum.Jakarta Immortalizes Betawi Figures as the Names of Roads, Buildings, and Special Zones
Jakarta Culture Agency Head Iwan Henry Wardhana mentioned that apart from enlivening the Jakarta Hajatan, free museum entrance fees were provided to attract people to take an educational tour at the museum.
"We want people, especially children, to be more interested in visiting museums and learning about history," he expressed, Tuesday (6/21).
According to him, a museum is a place full of educational values because it is an important part of the nation's history. Besides, there is a lot to learn at the museum, including art and culture.
"Therefore, the Jakarta Government contributes and facilitates visitors to get an educational tour to museums by providing free visits during the Jakarta Hajatan,"
He added that the current management of museums in the Jakarta Culture Agency is much better with more complete and modern facilities.
"The tour guides are also friendly. Hopefully, it can make visitors happy when visiting the museum," he closed.