Museum ini berdiri di atas lahan pemakaman Kebon Jahe Kober yang sudah ada sejak tahun  1795. Selama pendudukan VOC, lahan pemakaman ini diperuntukkan bagi warga Belanda yang terhormat dan tentara Belanda berpangkat tinggi. Tapi kemudian, lahan pemakaman ini digunakan untuk warga biasa yang beragama Kristen. Di lahan pemakaman yang berdiri pada abad ke-18 ini banyak terdapat koleksi batu nisan dari abad ke-16 dan 17.

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

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