10 Photos of the Jakarta Youth Pledge Museum, Entrance Ticket Prices for Historical Location


Location: Jalan Kramat Raya No.106, Kwitang, Senen, RT.2 / RW.9, Central Jakarta 10420
Map: Click Here

HTM: Rp. 2,000 (Adult), Rp. 1,000 (Child)
Open and close: 08.00-16.30
Telephone:
(021) 3103217

The Youth Pledge Museum is unique because the location of the building is at the exact same address as the location of historical events for the struggle of the Indonesian nation.

Fortunately, the house still has the status of a right to build owned by a Chinese businessman so that it can be saved and then managed by the state.

Photo By @digitamagabumon

Furthermore, the house which is a witness to history is used as a means to commemorate the youths who pioneered unity and integrity.

The location of the museum is located at Jalan Kramat Raya no.106, Central Jakarta. It is located not far from Pasar Senen Station, about 2 km to the south and there are many means of transportation that can be used such as busway, patas bus, mini metro 15 and 17.

Almost all public transportation routes in the city pass through the main road access to the front of the museum building, so getting to the museum is indeed very easy.

The museum building was erected on an area of ​​?? 1040 square meters with a building area of ​​460 square meters.

The location plan is according to the map of the Jakarta area, that in the north there is a former Harum Sari chemical laboratory and in the south there is Dealer Yamaha.

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Meanwhile, in the east there is a highway and to the west there is a residential area. The location of the building is at the coordinates of the location: UTM 48M 703913 9316023 Geographical 560 11 ’01 “LS 1060 50′ 35” BT.

The purpose of building the museum is so that it can be used as a vehicle for learning for the community, especially young people today so that they can imitate the attitude of youth at that time who fought hard for independence.

The Youth Pledge Museum opens from 08.00-16.30 with operational hours every day and closes on Monday.

If you visit the museum, tourists can find out the chronology of the birth of the second youth congress decision on October 28, 1928.

The decision of the second Congress called the Youth Pledge has the aim of uniting the entire nation from division and dissent.

With the establishment of the Youth Pledge Museum, it is hoped that it can make visitors love this country more and participate in advancing the country.

This is because one of the best attitudes as a citizen is to learn about history and imitate the spirit and struggle of heroes to build this nation.

Museum Collection

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Entering the museum courtyard, visitors can see several statues placed on the terrace. There is also a miniature museum building in a glass room located in front of the middle door.

Before entering the museum, visitors must pay Rp. 2,000 for htm and Rp. 1,000 for children, while the entrance ticket price for foreign tourists is Rp. 10,000.

In addition, visitors must also fill in the guest book as a sign of a report or archive for the Museum manager.

There are 8 rooms in the Youth Pledge Museum and each room has its own historical knowledge regarding the journey of the youth’s struggle.

Some contain dioramas, videos, pictures accompanied by descriptions, statues and other collections that can provide information.

Visitors can choose one of the doors to enter the museum room. Through the first door, is an introduction room which contains youth meetings and the second door is a youth organization room.

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In the Introduction Room, visitors will see the beginnings of young people who gathered in a rented house to have a discussion.

Students from various regions who do not get boarding at school, then live in a rented house owned by one of the Chinese businessmen.

In this rented house, a place where students with different backgrounds but who have the same vision and mission for national independence usually gather.

They are diligent in conducting discussions and meetings to discuss questions and steps to struggle.

In the room there is a statue, a photo of the state of Jakarta at that time and also a diorama of the youth and anyone who was attending the meeting.

Stepping into the next room is the Youth Organization Room. Here is exhibited the history of youth organizations, such as the Indonesian Association, Jong Java, Jong Sumatra, Jong Ambon, Jong Minahasa and others.

There are several attributes of the flag as a symbol and logo of youth associations from each region.

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Next to it is the Indonesia Raya Room, which is the history of the beginning of the national anthem sung on the violin by WR Supratman.

In this room, there is a violin belonging to the composer of the song Indonesia Raya along with his LP.

However, the original LPs have been lost and are a mystery until now, there is only a keroncong version of the Indonesian Raya song recording.

There is also a complete collection of photographs of WR Supratman along with articles of explanation during his active participation in youth associations.

There is also the story of WR Supratman who founded a band with his friends in the city of Makassar.

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As the composer of the song Indonesia Raya, WR Supratman could not listen to his own song when it was sung during the reading of the text of the Proclamation of Independence on 17 August 1945.

He died on August 17, 1937, exactly 8 years before the text of the Proclamation was read by President Soekarno.

Next to it is the Indonesia Muda Room and there are two wax statues reading the newspaper and a statue of WR Supratman playing the violin.

Many photos of students who are active in the formation of the congress are neatly stuck on the wall accompanied by brief descriptions.

It turned out that there were still a few rooms in the backyard and the first room we met was the Scout Room.

This room contains social activities, such as the Scout Movement, PMI and other social activities. There is a collection of Scout clothes, PMI clothes, onthel bikes, guidebooks and first aid kits.

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The next room is the collection room of the First Youth Congress. There is a diorama of statues of youths in chairs as participants of the First Congress.

On the walls of the room, there are photos of participants and a description of the chronology of the progress of the Congress which was held from 30 April to 2 May 1926.

The first congress was attended by representatives from several youth organizations in Indonesia.

The congress was held for 3 days, aimed at fostering a spirit of unity among youth organizations and formulating a language of unity. The congress was held at the Vrij-Mer-Selaar-Sloge Building on Jln. Budi Utomo.

At this first congress, the ideas of Indonesian Unity were formulated by Moh. Tabrani and Soemarto.

The second idea is the role of women in the progress of the nation initiated by Bahder Djohan and the development of Indonesian language and literature, the paper was read by Muhammad Yamin.

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The next room is the room for the second Indonesian congress and a declaration was made on October 28, 1928 called the Youth Pledge.

This congress continues the ideas of the first Congress. Here there is a diorama of young men sitting in a line leading the course of the congress.

Another collection is the written results of the congress that visitors can read because the writings are made in large sizes and are affixed to the room.

In addition, there is a collection of texts and notations of the Indonesia Raya national anthem attached to the walls.

In the open backyard, there is a garden with seating and above it are vines for shade.

In the corner of the garden wall, there is a relief that tells about the activities of young people from 1945, 1966, to 1998.

In addition, there is also a monument of unity with a building in the shape of a fist that is raised upward, as a symbol of unity.

Tracing History

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In 1925, the indigenous students at the Stovia School of Medicine in Batavia, many of whom lived in the rented house owned by Sie Kong Liong on Jalan Kramat Raya 106 named Gedung Kramat Raya 106.

Then the rented house changed its function to become a center for the association of indigenous youth students and a place for the arts.

After holding several meetings and meetings, at the end of April 1926 a meeting called the First Youth Congress was held for 3 days on Jalan Budi Utomo.

The purpose of establishing this congress was to explore the ideas of the congress participants for the struggle of the Indonesian nation.

Two years later, on 24 October 1928 to be precise, the committee for the Second Youth Congress made an announcement to hold a meeting for the participants.

The first meeting was held on Sunday night, October 27, 1928 at 07.30-11.30 at the building Katholieke Jongenlingen Bond to discuss the schedule of the Congress on unity and oneness.

Furthermore, the committee held meetings in two places, the first being in the building Oost Java Bioscoop which is now the Medan Merdeka Utara building.

This meeting discussed educational issues initiated by Poermanawoelan, Sarmidi Mangoensarkoro, Ki Hadjar Dewantoro and Djoko Sarwono.

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While the second meeting is in the building Indonesisiche Clubgebouw which is now the Youth Pledge Museum on Jalan Kramat Raya 106.

The meeting discussed the issue of Padvinderij by Ramelan and the problem of the youth movement by Mr.Soenario.

In this building all the decisions made in the meeting known as the 1928 Youth Pledge will be read.

In 1934-1937, the Kramat Jaya 106 building was no longer used as a rented house for students and changed hands to Pang Tjem Jam as a private house.

1937-1948 became a flower shop and a hotel in 1948-1951. Meanwhile, in 1951-1970, this building was rented by the head of the Customs and Excise office.

After the right to build the building ended in 1972, Mr. Soenario as one of the founders of the Youth Pledge, sent a letter to the Governor of Jakarta, Mr Ali Sadikin.

The letter contained a request that the Kramat Jaya 106 building could be turned into a museum or monument.

This received a positive response from the Governor so that the Youth Pledge Museum was established in 1973 which was inaugurated by Mr. Ali Sadikin.

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