National Museum is certainly the best of its kind and is a must visit tourist attraction. It is nicknamed the 'Ganesh Museum' accredited to the large elephant sculptures out front.
Highlights: The massive collection of the museum begins around the 1862 building’s open courtyard that is stacked with humongous statues that are over 1000 years old. There is also a gigantic 4.5 meter stone image of the Bhairawa king. To best explore the museum, you can take a guided tour in English language. Tours are also available in Korean, French and Japanese language at the other times of the day.
Location: National Museum is located at Jl. Medan Merdeka Barat No.12, Gambir, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10110, Indonesia.
Timings: Tue-Fri: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM; Sat-Sun: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The museum is shut on Monday.
Price: Adult: 10,000 Rp and Child: 2000 Rp.