On February 25, 2017, I went on a field trip to Bursa Efek Indonesia and Museum Bank Indonesia. We start our long journey at Bursa Efek Indonesia to be taught explanations about stock exchange. In Museum Bank Indonesia, we covered and dominated the museums of Bank Nasional Indonesia, Bank Mandiri and Museum Sejarah Indonesia. We also had fun in Kota Tua.
Bursa Efek Indonesia (IDX)
"The stock market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to the patient." - Warren Buffett -
IDX or Bursa Efek Indonesia was a stock exchange based in Jakarta but then joined together with Surabaya Stock Exchange to form Indonesian Stock Exchange. Here, we learn knowledge about stocks and Indonesian economy where buying and selling stocks are daily activities Indonesian traders do to earn money (business).
Kota Tua/Old Jakarta
Kota Tua or Old Jakarta is a neighbourhood comprising the original downtown area of Jakarta, Indonesia. This place is truly the real and original place during the conquer and domination of the Dutch to the Indonesians. There are over 20 colourful and well-provided bikes that can be used to ride around the area. In the corner of the area, there are several cafe, small markets, and civilians selling small products. There are many tall buildings too including the Indonesian Bank Museum itself.
"Never ever forget about history" - Soekarno -
Museum Bank Indonesia
Museum Bank Indonesia is a museum which provides informations about the role of Bank Indonesia in the history of Indonesia since the Dutch's domination which formed Bank Indonesia in 1953. In this museum, we can see many old and inspiring items and places in the past face to face.
In Museum Bank Indonesia, the students were divided into groups that will cover all the museum sections in different time. I learned and enjoyed all the history of Indonesian money, knowing and being able to see all Indonesian moneys from all times and also all the money sarong the world from time to time. All these tiring pain felt was worth it by this mesmerising museum.
Museum Sejarah Indonesia
Museum Sejarah Indonesia is actually a part of Museum Bank Indonesia. In here, we learned to trace Batik lines using a boiling hot wax in a pan above fire. This was a great experience because I can know that Batik came from a hot wax that is painted by hands and I learned to make it myself!
Museum Bank Mandiri