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Textile Museum (Museum Tekstil)

Jln. KS. Tubun I 4, Jakarta 11420, Indonesia
+62 21 5606613
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Must be a good place for ladies

A museum where you learn about Indonesian clothes (batik). For IDR 75,000 you can get a ticket for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
Make-Your-Own-Batik A Must!

I'm not an artsy person, but this place was intriguing. Aside from having a cheap entrance fee... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Taguig City, Philippines
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At this museum tourists learn the history and methods of the traditional art of Javanese batik.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jln. KS. Tubun I 4, Jakarta 11420, Indonesia
+62 21 5606613
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A museum where you learn about Indonesian clothes (batik). For IDR 75,000 you can get a ticket for a batik drawing class

Thank PavelB23
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I'm not an artsy person, but this place was intriguing. Aside from having a cheap entrance fee (equivalent to about 37 cents in USD) it has a bunch of great history in it's textiles. If you're a history junkie, the dates on the textiles as...More

Thank Franz_Rosario
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I would advise anyone going to Jakarta to visit this small museum and plan at least two hours. Batik workshop was real fun and the collection stunning.

Thank Diane I
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Many stunning textiles collection and on the back of the Museum you could learn how to make Batik including colouring with eco green colour.

Thank Yennylukes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This is my favourite museum. I always travel here as long as were in Jakarta. Here you get to know about the textiles, the various weaving and dyeing methods. I personally enjoyed learning Batik with them. For a traveller, this is one of the must...More

Thank sugees
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Located in the colonial-era villa of a wealthy Frenchman that is itself spectacular, this collection of handmade Indonesian batik is a splendor to behold. Nothing pretentious about the museum, the gorgeous batiks are amazingly well preserved considering many are 70-80 years old. The museum's gardens...More

Thank tmccoydc12
Reviewed 11 March 2017

At my first time coming here, I was underestimating this place. I thought it was a normal boring museum with many textiles. But, I was totally wrong. After I paid few thousands Rupiah to get in, I was welcomed by 2 big Jakarta traditional doll...More

1  Thank Alexandra H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

In here you can find a lot of Indonesia Traditional Fabric collection. Also, you can try how to make Batik (hand drawn fabric). Great location near Tanah Abang Station so you can reach it by Commuter Line Local Train.

1  Thank Yebe
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I personally enjoyed this museum very much and can't wait to go again. (I design and sew costumes for theatre and have a great love for textiles) If you are not interested in textiles then this is probably not the museum for you. The museum...More

Thank Aubrey D
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This museum is located so close to Pasar Tanah Abang. So, please expect a heavy traffic if you go there. The museum itself is very small, but the area is big. They museum has various kinds of fabrics from all over Indonesia. They also have...More

Thank Evelin J
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19 April 2017|
Response from keshimino |
I need to register for the course at Jakarta Textile Museum. please help urgently. I'm from Colombo - staying in Jakarta from 25th April - 1st May 2017. please reply urgently.