Pustaka represent National Museum in Indonesia say Longevity for Republic of Indonesia, we thank full until now we can share Knowledge and Literacy, to make a better Indonesia to build Indonesian People to stand side by side with the world, to understand our past and make a prosperous future.

Happy 75th Anniversary Independent Day



Alfa Noranda, M.A.

What we are Doing….

You can find anything that related to what Pustaka managed. We try to provide what you need.

E Catalog

Contain a list book can be found physicaly in the Pustaka Museum National, Find Your Book Here

E Picture

Contain National Museum Historical Gallery Photo which can be found in the Library

Cultural Heritage Documents

Contain National Museum collection documents that have been designated as cultural heritage

E Book

Contain National Museum Digital books, which is available free to download

E Journal

Contains National Museum digital journals which is published once a year.


Contains National Museum information, collections and explanations, which are added time by time

Bibliothek Bataviaasch Genootschap

a little more about Pustaka

In the book Short Guide to the Museum in Royal Batavia Society of Arts And Sciences 1948 by A. N. J. Th. à. Th. Van Der Hoop. In the introduce chapter about The Library say’s as the largest in the country, it’s contain an extensive collection of the book in the field’s of philology, ethnology, history, archaeology, literature, law and many any subject. From the beginning attempt have been made to collect everything printed in the Indian Archipelago regardless of the subject; the library possesses an exhaustive collection of complete series of papers and periodicals of all kinds. moreover the libraries of the combined faculties of law and letters have found a place in the library. The Library is a part of Bataviaasch Genootschap which is stand from 1778 to 1950, the collections which can be found in the library was donations from JACOBUS CORNELIS MATTHEUS RADERMACHER (1741 – 24 December 1783).

Later after the Independent of Indonesia, from 1962 The Library was organized by Lembaga Kebudayaan Indonesia in Museum Pusat Jakarta until 1979. In the 1980, The Library Organized by Museum Nasional Until 1986, then organization is devided with Perpustakaan Nasional Republik Indonesia. Until 1987 the original part of Perpustakaan Nasional Republik Indonesia still operating in Museum Nasional. From 1986 to 2017, Museum Nasional Library running for internal purposes only, some time serve a special request. Start in the end of 2017, tried to change the service become public service and digitize the service as a Public Sector Government. 


Indonesia Heritage Society visiting Pustaka


Indonesian National Archives Looking for archived data


Students Field work in Pustaka


Sharing and Discussion to Ritsumeikan University Profesor


Yogyakarta Tourism and Culture Department Consult to Pustaka


Standalone Pustaka Digital System

Museum National of Indonesia

News and Seminar Documentation


Archaeology Collection

Click this Picture of Arca. They can be found in the Heritage Building Area of National Museum. For other collection you can visit here