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Where to spend family time this Ramadhan

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Sat, June 2, 2018  /  02:03 pm
Where to spend family time this Ramadhan

Jakarta has indoor tourist places that can be visited by families this Ramadan. (Shutterstock/File)

According to there are many choices for educational, indoor, family friendly places to visit during Ramadhan:

Museum MACAN

The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara (MACAN) has been consistently popular since its inaugural exhibition on November last year. It is currently hosting Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow.

Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., the entrance fee to the museum starts at Rp 100,000 for adults and Rp 80,000 for children. To marvel at Yayo Kusama’s artworks, it is best to buy tickets in advance via the museum’s website 


Mulai hari ini pameran ‘YAYOI KUSAMA: LIFE IS THE HEART OF A RAINBOW’ dibuka untuk publik. Perhatikan informasi berikut jika ingin mengunjungi pameran: - Pameran buka 10.00 - 20.00, Selasa - Minggu. - Dapatkan tiket di agar tidak kehabisan. - Hanya kamera ponsel, tanpa lampu kilat, yang diperbolehkan. - Di beberapa area fotografi tidak diperbolehkan sama sekali. ——— Starting today ‘YAYOI KUSAMA: LIFE IS THE HEART OF A RAINBOW’ is open for public. Note this information if you want to visit the exhibition: - The exhibition is open 10.00 - 20.00, Tuesday - Sunday. - Get your ticket at to avoid disappointment. - Only phone camera, without flash, is allowed. - In some areas, photography is strictly prohibited. #KusamaJakarta #KusamaxMACAN

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Read also: Seven tips on how to enjoy Museum Macan

Ice-skating rinks

Several malls in Jakarta, Depok, Tangerang and Bekasi (Jadetabek) provide ice-skating facilities, and one of them is Sky Rink at Mall Taman Anggrek. Ticket prices start at Rp 85,000 from Monday to Friday and Rp 110,000 for two hours from Saturday to Sunday and national holidays.

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Alive Museum and Alive Star

Ever wanted to visit a wax museum but do not have time to fly abroad? You may want to go to Alive Museum and Alive Star in Ancol, North Jakarta. Among the figures that can be found at the museum are Steve Jobs, Will Smith, Jackie Chan, David Beckham and Britain’s Prince William as well as his wife Kate Middleton.

There are also 3D illusion paintings at Alive Museum where visitors can take selfies. It opens from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday to Friday and from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets can be purchased online starting from Rp 60,000.


Jakarta Aquarium 

Taking place inside the Neo Soho mall in West Jakarta, Jakarta Aquarium allows its visitors to see over 14,000 animals in seawater, fresh water and on land. Visitors can expect to see mermaid performances and feeding time. Tickets can be booked online at Rp 95,000 for kids and Rp 150,000 for adults on weekdays and Rp 135,000 for kids and Rp 175,000 for adults on weekends.

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Located at Pacific Place mall in South Jakarta, Kidzania is known as a theme park where kids can play roles inspired by professions in the real world. The theme park is divided into different sections, including an archaeological site, beauty salon, chiropractic center, courthouse, dubbing studio and fire station among others.


Kai KidZanian, . Happy weekend! Weekend yang seru pastinya di KidZania 😊 karena selama bulan Ramadhan setiap hari Jumat s/d Minggu , ada program KidZania Parent’s Experience, dimana orang tua bisa ikut bermain peran bersama anak. . Seperti @okisetianadewi bersama anaknya Khadijah dan Maryam sedang mengajarkan membuat kue di Bogasari Baking Center KidZania, sambil menunggu berbuka puasa Uma Oki mengajarkan anak-ankanya dengan kegiatan yang bermanfaat. Apakah kamu sudah pernah bermain di KidZania bersama mama atau papa mu? Kalau belum, yuk ajak mereka sekarang untuk merasakan serunya bermain di kota nya anak-anak 😉 . Zee-U! . #kids #themepark #hiburananak #edutainment #kidzaniajakarta #kidzaniaparentsexperience #edukasianak #pendidikananak #pendidikan #weekendtime #familytime

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Operating from Monday to Sunday, ticket prices start at Rp 50,000 for kids under 3 years old and Rp 150,000 for adults from Monday to Friday and Rp 100,000 for kids under 3 years old and Rp 200,000 for adults from Saturday to Sunday. Tickets can be ordered online. (wir/wng)