The museum was established on a old cemetery called Kebon Jahe Kober that has been functioned since 1795. During VOC’s occupation, this cemetery was specially provided for the noble Dutch persons and prominent officers. Later on, the cemetery was dedicated for the common Christians. The 18th cemetery has various collections of tombstones from 16th and 17th centuries.

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Museums & Landmarks
要点
区域
Central Jakarta
传真
(62-21) 3854060
地址
Jl. Tanah Abang I Central Jakarta
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