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So bad it’s good

If you have nothing else better to do as a foreign resident here then go and have a laugh. They... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Danielwongkaifai
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KL, Malaysia
via mobile
Short Museum Summary: It's not our Fault

Medium Museum summary: People whose fault it is who are not us: China, Colonials, US. Propaganda... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Carpetblogger
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Nice, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have nothing else better to do as a foreign resident here then go and have a laugh. They charge you $3 and you get to see the propaganda set up by their beloved General Than Shwe, of course I used the word beloved...More

Thank Danielwongkaifai
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Not the best I’ve seen so far! Very lack information and not that great at all! For all the effort we made to get there, it doesn’t deserve. Only go if you really want to see it or have time! Otherwise skip it!

Thank Simonest
Reviewed 2 March 2018

I had read about this place & decided to make the difficult journey to get there as I wanted to see it first hand. Luckily I heeded the advice not to pay for the camera fee (about 5 dollars I think) as there wasn't anything...More

Thank Newmorton
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Medium Museum summary: People whose fault it is who are not us: China, Colonials, US. Propaganda isn't exactly the right word for this place. The exhibits do tell a story, but leave out a lot of important details. Sure, Myanmar wants to fight drug trafficking,...More

1  Thank Carpetblogger
Reviewed 20 April 2017

For those familiar with the museausm of Vietnam, this museum fits that genre. Fascinating on a number of levels. Virtually empty on the day we visited (except for the staff, who will follow you from a respectful distance).

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The museum is housed in a grand building and although the foreigner entry fee is high I still thought it was worth it to see the steps that Myanmar has taken to try and stop the huge drug problem the country has/still has? Some of...More

2  Thank Debs_Cain
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Disheartening to see that the drug problem is recognised, the size of it is well understand, a good strategy has been developed and substantial resources utilized - but losing worse than ever! There was clearly very good intent in creating and developing the Drug Elimination...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This is very possibly the worst. Museum. On. Earth. But it's so bad that you've got to visit, if you have time; it's an absolute riot. It's not a stronghold of Myanmar's cultural history, but come to the museum to see how successful lower-level army...More

2  Thank gberkey
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This museum is big - 3 floors of information on drug trade in the area. Sadly it's quite dusty, many of the exhibits have been removed or are broken, and the electricity/lighting is dim in many parts. But, the subject is interesting and there is...More

Thank Crystal127
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We were looking forward to going to the museum, but as we arrived it seems to have shut down for good as the gates were locked and the place was dilapidated :(

Thank Alex B
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Sure, you can get free samples if you travel up to the north to the Golden Triangle.
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