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This museum exhibits the treasures of the last king of Myanmar.
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Pyay Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
+95 1 371 539
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It shows the brief introduction about Myanmar,, hands craft, art, ethnic group, its entrance fee is 5000 kyat

Thank paulsckung
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are spending two or three days in Yangon,after a series of visit to Shwe Da Gone pagoda, a train ride and maybe yangon walking tour, another place you can pay a visit is Nation Museum where you can learn not only Myanmar history,...More

Thank Myo M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large collections over 5 floors. Well themed halls, did not get an audio guide as it only had 30 items and did not get a human guide as like to look in peace. A much better collection than Bagan, not surprisingly. Halls dimly lit with...More

Thank Timothy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rich collection of Royal Treasures including many solid gold artifacts. The Highlight is the large and ornate Royal Peacock Throne. On several floors all worth visiting .

1  Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not very well maintainedd, but a worthwhile stop if you are in Yangon for a few days. The Buddha art displays are quite captivating

Thank TheArmchair
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Contains important artifacts from Myanmar history and it’s 4 floods high. I loved the art gallery at level 3.

Thank Kanchan M
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

If you go to the big temple and are a fan of history and culture you don’t want to miss this musuem. They have many artifacts and also cover the wide diversity of the countries different cultures. Definitely worth a visit

1  Thank TrotaAye3
Reviewed 1 July 2018

A decent museum but not worth going out of your way to visit if you are not in the area. My favorite part of the museum was the display of traditional clothing from the various tribes of Burma. Beyond that there is nothing special about...More

Thank Dean S
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Worth a visit even if you only see the extremely impressive Lion Throne from Mandalay, the centrepiece of the NM. Most galleries are dimly-lit and some exhibits have signs in Burmese only. Clearly, a lot needs to be done to improve the way in which...More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

It was a huge museum, each floor has at least 3-4 sections and there were 5 floors if I am not mistaken. There is an entrance fee pay at the counter (foreigner - 5000 kyats). If you are a person keen to know history, this...More

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25 February 2017|
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Response from helenpat57 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it's taken a couple of weeks to catch up on Trip Advisor - so probably far too late. No you can't take bags into the National Museum and although you can take in a mobile phone you can't use it everywhere - but can... More
10 December 2016|
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Response from Hans_1725 | Reviewed this property |
5000MMK if you're a foreigner and 500MMK if you're a local.
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20 October 2016|
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Response from Aativas S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I visited couple of months ago and then it was 9.30 to 4.30. I am not aware if the timings have changed. It is closed on Monday and National Holidays.