Fatahillah Museum, also known as the Jakarta History Museum or the Museum of Batavia is a museum located at Jalan Taman Fatahillah No. 2, West Jakarta, an area of more than 1,300 square meters.
This building used to be a City Hall (Dutch: Stadhuis) which was built in 1707-1710 by order of the Governor-General Johan van Hoorn. The building resembles the Dam Palace in Amsterdam, consisting of the main building with two wings in the east and west and sanding of buildings used as offices, court rooms, and underground spaces are used as a prison.
On March 30, 1974, the building was then opened as the Museum Fatahillah.
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