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National Museum of Pakistan, Karachi

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2.7/5 based on 15+ reviews on the web
See rare manuscripts of the Quran and learn about Pakistan’s cultural heritage at National Museum of Pakistan. The museum contains galleries displaying Gandhara civilization sculptures, Islamic art, calligraphy, and miniature paintings, as well as a collection of over 58,000 old coins. The museum's additional amenities include a conservation laboratory and an auditorium. Established in 1950, the main goal of the museum is to study, preserve, and exhibit the country's historical and cultural records. Plan to see National Museum of Pakistan and other attractions that appeal to you using our Karachi travel itinerary maker.
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  • It is situated at Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Road, Near Income Tax House and Provisional Sindh Assembly. it has some antiques just like Monh Joh Darho and Gandhara dated and some unique currency of Pakistan a...  read more »
  • the place is good, with moderate collection from mohejodaro, gandhara, budha statues, prehistoric to independence day stuff. Collection of different manuscript of quranic verses. Pity the place is not...  read more »
  • The Museum halls are located on two floors. Some rooms have air conditioning, hot. Me more than just impressed by Hall with Koranami. There is a hall dedicated to the Mohenjodaro, Hindu gods, weapons. Actually, I was hoping to see more rich exposure. Part of the rooms were closed. Entry for foreigners-200 rupees for Pakistanis-total 10. Visitors were few.
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  • The museum is a wonderful place to visit specially for people who are fond of history. Instead of just reading about fascinating things in your history textbooks, you can actually see it with your own eyes! The museum is designed cleverly so that you see all the galleries and not get lost. I visited the museum on a calm day and there was hardly any traffic. The visiting timings of the museum are 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. It is located near the High Court but it was difficult to find it, however asking our way around we finally reached it. There a few flaws about the museum as it is being renewed; there is no proper entrance gate, some exhibitions are not in a case (there is a risk of damage), the fans and lightings are not working in some galleries, and a number of galleries are closed for renovation. Now let me highlight the features of the galleries in brief. 1. Ethnology It has exhibitions to represent the four provinces. 2. Freedom Movement Possessions, writings and photographs of the leaders of the Freedom Movement. 3. Coins Various coins belonging to different eras. 4. Qura'an This the best gallery in the whole museum. Displays Qura'ans from different eras. 5. Gandhara Civilization Statues and artifacts from this period. 6. Hindu Sculptures Statues and artifacts of Hindu civilizations. 7. Proto Historic This is also a splendid gallery. It has artifacts from more than 4000 years ago. It also displays the statue of The Priest King of Indus Valley Civilization.
  • Really Great View of National Musem.
  • Can I get contect nmbr of this museum.....!Itx a nice place
  • Wonderful place to visit
  • This place is helpful especially for teens in educational as well as entertaining purpose
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