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Bangladesh National Museum

Shahbag, Dhaka City 1000, Bangladesh
+880 2-8619396
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This is one of the must visit place for a new comer to Dhaka City

This wonderful Museum is located in a convenient place at Shahbagh beside Dhaka University and west... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mmk07
Must visit place to know history & Culture Bangladesh

Bangladesh National Museum is big and rich museum. The museum building is 4 storied. Every floor... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Fariduzzaman R
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Shahbag, Dhaka City 1000, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This wonderful Museum is located in a convenient place at Shahbagh beside Dhaka University and west of historical Sahrawardy Park.It's a four storied building, having different display materials in different floors.Mainly old / ancient huge collections are displayed, traditional Bangladeshi souvenirs,antiques and artifacts are there.A...More

Thank mmk07
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bangladesh National Museum is big and rich museum. The museum building is 4 storied. Every floor has different taste. One floor is demonstrated Bangladeshi culture, living-style of people here, available trees, Plants, Fish, Birds, Animals etc , One floor is for showing the ancient civilization...More

Thank Fariduzzaman R
Reviewed 9 August 2017

if, like me, you know little or nothing about the history of Bangladesh, this is a real treat; it is quite dilapidated in places and it doesn't have any of the hi-tech, bells-and-whistles gimmicks of your western museums, but on the other hand it does...More

Thank Jon C
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

The visit was unplanned. However, ancient crafts at the bottom floor is good. Sunderban, the whale fish & traditional bangladesh culture is very evident

Thank maheshchaudhary
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This is a must visit place to understand Bangladesh's freedom struggle. In addition you will get the idea of Bangla culture and traditions. There are discounted tickets for SAARC country residents.

Thank ImDrMD
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Love museums. Museums are like time traveling for me. I may not be able to see the people but it allows me to have a peak at their lives! Bangladesh national museum is well maintained but there are scopes of improvement. The collection is good....More

Thank Sanjida A
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I teach my house staff how to read and write in English, Bengali, Arabic and general maths. Last year I decided to take them to the museum so that they could see the marvels of the world and enjoy the process of learning more. Since...More

Thank Nisha A
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Natonal Museum is worth a visit but allow yourself plenty of time. The Foreigner Rate is only 100 Taka so it’s great value. My advice is start at the top and work your way down. Signage could be better but I was delighte dto...More

Thank Irene G
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Very nice collections, 1st time I saw "muslin" sari there, nice collection of usage items of Nabab Sirajuddullah.

Thank Belalaziz
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Bangladesh National Museum is a place where you can see the following; 1.Model Map of entire Bangladesh 2. Animals of Bangladesh 3.Sunderban 4.Aquatic life in Bangladesh 5. Skeleton of a Blue Whale 6. Models of dinosaurs and prehistoric aquatic life 7.Birds of Bangladesh 8.Rural life...More

Thank Sadman R
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