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Museum Macan

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Museum MACAN is an art museum in Jakarta, Indonesia, that showcases modern and contemporary art from Indonesia and around the world. The museum aims to foster appreciation and understanding of art and culture in Nusantara, the Indonesian archipelago. Museum MACAN also offers various public programs, such as workshops, talks, tours, and performances.

The ticket price for Museum MACAN is 100,000 IDR for adults, 90,000 IDR for students and seniors, and 80,000 IDR for children. You can buy tickets online from the museum’s website or its ticketing partners, such as Traveloka, Tiket.com, Got-Tix, and Klook. You can also buy tickets at the museum’s ticket counter, but they are limited and subject to availability.

Museum MACAN is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The museum is closed on Mondays and national holidays. You can choose from three time slots when booking your tickets: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., or 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. You can arrive at any time within your chosen time slot and stay as long as you want until the museum closes.

Museum MACAN is located at AKR Tower Level M, Jalan Panjang No.5, Kebon Jeruk, Jakarta Barat. You can get there by car, taxi, bus, or train. The nearest bus stop is AKR Tower Busway Station, which is served by TransJakarta Corridor 8. The nearest train station is Kebon Jeruk Station, which is about 2 km away from the museum. You can also use online ride-hailing services such as Gojek or Grab to reach the museum.

At Museum MACAN, you can see various artworks from the museum’s collection, which includes works by Indonesian artists such as Affandi, Raden Saleh, FX Harsono, and Heri Dono, as well as international artists such as Yayoi Kusama, Andy Warhol, Ai Weiwei, and Anish Kapoor. You can also see temporary exhibitions that feature different themes and artists throughout the year. Some of the past exhibitions include Melati Suryodarmo: Why Let the Chicken Run?, Julian Rosefeldt: Manifesto, and Xu Bing: Thought and Method.

Museum MACAN offers guided tours for visitors who want to learn more about the artworks and the stories behind them. You can join a public tour that is scheduled every day at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m., or you can book a private tour for groups of up to 10 people. The tours are conducted in English or Indonesian and last for about an hour. You can book a tour online or at the museum’s information desk.

To make your visit more enjoyable and comfortable, here are some tips for visiting Museum MACAN:

  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothes that suit the weather.
  • Bring a water bottle and a snack if you need them. You can refill your water bottle at the water dispenser near the entrance.
  • Use the lockers to store your belongings that are larger than A4 size. The lockers are free of charge and operate with a PIN code.
  • Download the exhibition guide by scanning the QR code at the gallery entrance. The guide provides information and insights about the artworks on display.
  • Follow the health and safety protocols at the museum. Wear a mask at all times, maintain physical distance from others, use hand sanitizer or wash your hands frequently, and check your temperature and PeduliLindungi status before entering.
  • Respect the artworks and other visitors. Do not touch, lean on, or climb on the artworks. Do not use flash photography or selfie sticks. Do not make loud noises or run in the galleries.
  • Have fun and be curious! Ask questions, share your thoughts, and explore your creativity at Museum MACAN.

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