Bangladesh National Museum, Dhaka City

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At Bangladesh National Museum, see artifacts dating from prehistoric to present times. Start with a history lesson at the entrance hall, then head into the rooms, each of which displays and tells a different story. The first room displays a large map of Bangladesh and its 64 districts, while the rest of the museum displays artifacts and items devoted to archaeology, classical and contemporary art, history, natural history, ethnography, and world civilization. Take a look at one of the country's largest collections of arms and armor, and learn about the Bangladesh Liberation War. In addition, the museum has a rich collection of woodwork, metalwork, and embroidered quilts. Arrange to visit Bangladesh National Museum and other attractions in Dhaka City using our Dhaka City trip itinerary builder app .
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  • The excellent National Museum, sprawling over several floors, begins with the geological formation of Bangladesh, takes you through the nation’s flora and fauna, gets you beautiful glimpses of a Buddh...  more »
  • The National Museum is very popular among the people of Bangladesh. We have so much knowledge about the Museum
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  • Old Museum with various sections but it is useful to visit to get an idea of the country and its history. Beautiful local art but also the ethnographic section and the others are well organized.
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  • Amazing... There are so many nice places on the earth. They are scattered across the country. Every place has its own distinct features. Some places have scenic beauty in abundance while many are famous for their architectural wonders. In addition every person has different tastes, choices and likings. Several people enjoy the sight of scenic beauty; wooooooooooooow
  • Pros: 1. Largest museum of Bangladesh. 2. Very good collection of different items. 3. Some of the collections are very much antique & really nice to see. 4. Very good for family visits specially with kids. 5. During most of the holidays they are open. 6. Entrance fee is very much low comparing its quality. Cons: 1. Opens late at morning. 2. Staffs are not so much co-operative.
  • One can find the history of Bangladesh here, starting from before Bangladesh was born, liberation war even the cultural progression of the country. The place is well decorated and well maintained. You will have a nice time and when you leave you'll have a vast knowledge of Bangladesh's history.
  • This is our national Museum. I have been there several times. This is a very nice place. There are so many black stone statue. These are very expensive. Those are discovered all around the country. I knew some of them discovered from our village.thx
  • if you want to your history, culture, pride and prejudice then you must have visit this place once in your you can know may fact about you expats. here you can learn present time from the ancient history. tis would be great place for school going children's. its place of knowledge with entertainment.

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