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Jakarta Post

To lure visitors, Jakarta History Museum plans 'selfie corners'

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, June 24, 2019   /  04:31 pm
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The Jakarta History Museum in Kota Tua, West Jakarta.(Shutterstock/File)

Tugging her 4-year-old son Fadli, Dita Febriyanti came all the way from Bogor, West Java, for her second visit to the Jakarta History Museum in Kota Tua, West Jakarta on Thursday. The 38-year-old toured every room in the country’s most visited museum, taking shots of herself and her son with objects on display. She loves to use them as a backdrop and posts the photos on her Facebook and Instagram pages. She observed that the museum, popularly known as Fatahillah museum, was better than the first time she visited with her eldest son during a holiday season last year. Despite enjoying her time, she had one thing to fret about: the best spots remained overcrowded. “People crowd the popular spots, making it difficult for visitors to take good selfies,” she said, laughing. Such a complaint is common and the museum management is taking it seriously. It is tryin...