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Maritime Museum reopens on Tuesday

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, January 23, 2018   /   02:22 pm
Maritime Museum reopens on Tuesday The Maritime Museum in Penjaringan, North Jakarta, catches fire on Jan. 16. The museum is set to reopen on Tuesday. (Courtesy of/Firefighters of North Jakarta)

Head of the Jakarta Tourism and Cultural Agency, Tinia Budiati, said the Maritime Museum in Penjaringan, North Jakarta, would reopen on Tuesday.

The parts of the museum that were burnt last week are still being restored.

Monday night is the last control before reopening, said Tinia, adding that aside from the inferno points, other parts of the museum are ready for visitors.

Historia Indonesia Community made an open invitation for the public to revisit the museum.

The Maritime Museum caught fire on Jan. 16. The fire was first reported at 8:05 a.m. and continued for about three hours.

According to initial investigations, the fire was allegedly caused by a short circuit. (gis)

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