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Address: Pyay Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 16:00
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This museum exhibits the treasures of the last king of Myanmar.

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For a rainy day I guess

Museum is a bit dusty and not that well maintained. Once seen there is no need to come back. This place needs a renovation. Huge building with not that much in it. Partly not... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Museum is four storey building. The first floor shows an impressive display of the royal regalia, exhibits of historic significance; pre-historic times and natural history, the second floor shows exhibits on Myanmar music, song, dance and rural life. The third floor shows Myanmar paintings, ancient ornaments and jewelry while the fourth floor contains the Buddha Images and the display... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Museum is a bit dusty and not that well maintained. Once seen there is no need to come back. This place needs a renovation. Huge building with not that much in it. Partly not air-conditioning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a good get away from the heat and the sun in busy Yangon. Myanmar history is represented in this building from the dinosaurs, stone age until today. There are many great artifacts in here that should be seen before you leave Yangon.

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Thank Majid J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was about not to go to this museum given the comments on TA and LP but it was 2pm and I didn't feel like seeing another Pagoda and I had decided not to do the Loop Line Train after reading about it on TA so decided to give it a go... And I'm so happy I did! I don't... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum is relatively small and provides a good introduction to countries culture. There are some signs in English but not too much. May want to google things up ahead of time. With so many attractions in the country this is not a must see in my opinion

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Thank Traveler2009
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is quite spread out, meaning that lots walking must take place to see the place. Perhaps was hungry or tapped out, but in general I found the exhibits to be somewhat lack in interest, descriptions, and lighting. I felt like walking around Yangon i learned more that at the museum. Perhaps on a rainy day it would have... More 

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Thank Gregory A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is one of my favourite places in Yangon. You can know the culture, custom, literature, arts, and history of Myanmar people, all in one place. The display and lighting are attractive. It is an amazing, splendid and inspiring place. You should not miss that place if you are in Yangon.

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Thank Awng M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited there on 23 November 2016. You need to pay 500 MMK for locals and 5000MMK for foreigners. It is a five sotry building and you can study alot about history of Myanmar in this national Museum. Nice decoration. A worth place to visit.

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stylishly refurbished with the best of what the 1970s could offer. A vast catacomb of floors and rooms with artefacts randomly placed with little or no description of what they are. Interesting displays of rubbish and debris in strategically placed locations in corridors. Mens room obviously utilised as a staff room and recreational area, clearly marked by the left over... More 

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Thank luluslair
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes fine you should go if you have time. There is some stuff in the museum but not of very high quality and with very little explanation. Some rooms, like the ones with gold etc, look like they have been looted. I wonder if it was all taken to Naypyidaw or into 'private collections'?

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