This museum stores the authentic historical evidences during the making of independence proclamation manuscript on 16-17 August 1945. The initial stage of the diplomacy efforts between Indonesia and the Dutch colonial administration which was represented by Prime Minister Sutan Syahrir and DR.H.J. Van Mook as well as General Lieutenant Christisson representing the Alliance forces, also took place at the house on 17 November 1945. On 7 October 1946, the negotiation between Indonesia and Netherlands was again held with the England as the mediator.

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Category
Museums & Landmarks
Essentials
Area
Central Jakarta
Contact
(62-21) 3144743
Address
Jl. Imam Bonjol No. 1, Central Jakarta
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