The Memorial Stone Park Museum / Museum Prasasti

The Memorial Stone Park Museum stands on a 1.7 acres area storing tombstones and several coffins of famous people in the past.

It was once a prestige cemetery called Kebon Jahe Kober, constructed on 28 September 1795 on a 5.5 acres land. It was meant only for foreigners in Batavia (Jakarta). Many important officials, celebrities and influential people of history were burried here.

The location is quite strategic. In a distance of 500m nearby float Krukut River. The river used to carry the dead from the downtown.

On July 9th, 1977 the local goverment of DKI Jakarta officialy inaugurate Kebon Jahe Kober as a museum.

What’s in the Museum Prasasti

This is the entrance loby

Museum Prasasti entrance lobby

The place is very serene.

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Soekarno and Moh. Hatta's coffins - The first president and vice president of Indonesia

The coffins used for the first president and vice president of Indonesia, Soekarno and Moh. Hatta

The tombstone of Marius Hulswit - the architect of Jakarta Cathedral

The tombstone of Marius Hulswit – the architect of Jakarta Cathedral

The picture below is the monument of Olivia Mariamne Devenish, the first wife of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles – the Lieutenant-Governor of British Java. She was the founder of Kebon Raya Bogor. 26 November 1814

The memorial stone of Olivia the wife of Thomas Stamfford Raffles

Kohler Tombstone

Kohler Tombstone

The place is a little bit lack of maintenance and there’s nothing much to see here, but this is a good place to reflect your life.

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