The idea of holding a permanent exhibition of stamps in Taman Mini Indonesia Indah in Jakarta was expressed for the first time by Madam Tien Soeharto, wife of the second Indonesian President when she was visited the stamp exhibition that was held by Posts and Giro Public Corporation (now Pos Indonesia Inc,) on The 6th Asia Pasific Scout Jamboree that was held at Cibubur in June 1981
Indonesian Stamp Museum consist of eight show cases tells about: the History of stamps; The Stamp printing; The Stamp issued by period I & II; The Stamp by the Theme I & II; Philately; and Other Philatelic Items. Philately is a hobby of collecting, cure, and studying stamp and other things relation to stamps and payment of despatch, such as First Day Cover, Souvenir Sheet, Carnet, Maximum Card, Commemorative Cover, etc. If you want to complete your collections, we provide philatelic items here in Indonesian Stamp Museum
This museum is built on land with an area of 9,950 square metres on the right side of Komodo Museum and decorated with carvings in the styles typical of Bali and Java. On either side of the stamp Museum, there are two building of 204 square metres each for management office and Branch Post Office providing postal services to visitors and customers.