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Bangladesh National Museum

Shahbag, Dhaka City 1000, Bangladesh
+880 2-8619396
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Love museums. Museums are like time traveling for me. I may not be able to see the people but it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sanjida A
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Desperately Needs a Facelift

I teach my house staff how to read and write in English, Bengali, Arabic and general maths. Last... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nisha A
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  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
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Shahbag, Dhaka City 1000, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The size of the museum is moderate. However, if you want to understand and know the history of Bangladesh, you will hardly find any better place than this. Don't forget to visit the section of liberation/war, that one is mindblowing!

Thank fuadomar
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We are English speaking tourists and visited in midweek. 3 floors of exhibits: 1st floor dealt with the geography and ecology of Bangladesh. 2nd floor was dedicated to the struggle for liberation. The 3rd floor had a selection of world art. Best bit: exhibits and...More

Thank simbelina
Reviewed 10 March 2017

It's got some of everything. So skip the sorts of things that don't interest you. Some halls are really great. Some are not so great. I especially appreciated the history of independence - very moving.

Thank Ripwalk
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Interesting in places, particularly recent history and some of the many sculptures and items recovered from historic sites. Let down by trying to cover everything, including bird life, sea life, etc, which were a collection of poorly taxidermied creatures.

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The entrance door is very detail designed and the architecture of the building is amazing. Bangladesh National Museum is huge and arranged in different sections. Wonderful historical place which represents our culture, heritage, ancestors and history. It will be tough to cover all of the...More

Thank Rubaiyat E S
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