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Address: Pyay Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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09:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 16:00

This museum exhibits the treasures of the last king of Myanmar.

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USD 103.00*
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Yangon National Museum and Art Galleries Day Tour
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Private Tour: Half-Day City Tour of Yangon
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Full Day Yangon City Tour

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Rich in history.

I've been in 2016, albeit briefly, but this time I allowed for time, and detailed look at every as pecks from ethnic clothing to musical instruments. It's worth a visit, but it is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Keith D
Greater London, United Kingdom
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been in 2016, albeit briefly, but this time I allowed for time, and detailed look at every as pecks from ethnic clothing to musical instruments. It's worth a visit, but it is not something that should be rushed.

Thank Keith D
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went on a rainy day. Spent 3 hours and a half. Entrance fee for foreigner is 5,000 kyats. There is little on national history (don't know if we have missed it) that we were looking for. However there are lots of musical instruments and there are videos showing festival celebrations in Myanmar that are interesting (eg flag stuff festival).... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Its a depressing building but lots inside, so allow time, its tiring to see it all actually. It closes at 16.30 and this caught us out so we had to rush at the end and missed a floor. Suggest going to the floors of most interest first.Some is fascinating, some i could miss. Good for background too.

Thank snowbabe8
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Given what the guidebook said, we almost didn't go but when it's that hot, you need an indoors activity. It's actually quite nice. There are lots of historical objects, an amazing collection of musical instruments, clothes from various tribes, some local artwork, and various other items of interest. There are small signs in English. You won't get a deep history... More 

Thank KJGoldman
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A rich muséum deserving more than 2 hours...diversity of themes, would deserve better presentation, however, we have been impressed by regalia objects , piece of furniture , costumes and ethnies, music instruments etc....great visit !

Thank MC P
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

5 floors of rather interesting show pieces, one needs more than 3 hours to explore from Natural History to Prehistoric Period, Arts & Crafts, Performing Arts, Art Gallery, Ancient Ornaments, Buddhist Art, Culture, National Races, Lion Throne, Civilization, Musical Instruments, Puppets, Royal Furniture, Gold & Jewelry etc. all housed in an old building, nothing fancy but worthwhile to visit.

Thank gilliancartel
Macae, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To help the users I evaluate the attractions with the following rank: Don't go, Just go, Should go, Must go!! We went there at first! It waa an amazing experience. We hired a guide and he explained everything about the history of the country. Do go there at first step in yangon.. it will enlight you mind.

Thank Marcelo Z
Livorno, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Few interesting things (royal throne and not much more), full of replicas and items of no interest, mix of inconsistent categories of objects, very badly exposed items and terrible temperature due to poor air conditioning, save your 3 EUR (10 times what a local pays....)

Thank Nubiliano
Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Yangon, I suggest to pop in, but be prepared... you need at least a couple of hours. Usually, the museum is not crowded and, if you like, you can even have a guided tour by one of the musuem staff. It is quite interesting if you would like to get an overview of Myanmar culture. The... More 

Thank Mariagrazia B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

National museum know more history of myanmar here good to see and visit don' t miss when yoy are in myanmar

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