The Bangladesh National Museum is the national museum of Bangladesh.The museum is well organized and displays have been housed chronologically in several departments like department of ethnography and decorative art, department of history and classical art, department of natural history, and department of contemporary and world civilization. The museum also has a rich conservation laboratory. Nalini Kanta Bhattasali served as the first curator of the museum during 1914–1947.
Bangladesh National Museum was originally established on 20 March 1913, albeit under another name (the Dhaka Museum), and formally inaugurated on 7 August 1913 by Thomas Gibson-Carmichael, 1st Baron Carmichael, the governor of Bengal. In July 1915 it was handed over to the Naib-Nazim of Dhaka. Bangladesh National Museum was formed through the incorporation of Dhaka museum and it was made the national museum of Bangladesh on 17 November 1983. It is located at Shahbag, Dhaka.
The ground floor consists of some old guns at the entrance and the hall where the people book their tickets or assemble to hear the history of the museum. The hall leads to a grand staircase. Beside the hall, there is a smaller room which also acts like the hall (it is also used by the guides to tell the visitors about the history) and a simple staircase.
The 1st floor is divided into 22 rooms.
The first room displays a large map showing the map of Bangladesh and its 64 districts.
The 2nd room consists of an under going work of a large statue of a royal Bengal tiger.
These rooms consist of natural beauties found in Bangladesh. In one of the room there is showcase of a tongue of a whale.
The other rooms contain some historic relics of Bengal up to 1900. There is a room which shows the different boats used by the rural people.
The 2nd floor consists of photos of famous people and showcases the Bangladesh Liberation War and the Language Movement of 1952. There are posters used in the war, a torture machine and much more. There are also two libraries.
Ticket Type Price (BDT) Service Charge
Bangladeshi (Adult) 20.00 4.00 %
Bangladeshi (Child) 10.00 4.00 %
Foreign 500.00 4.00 %
SAARC 300.00 4.00 %
Saturday-Wednesday: 10.30 am- 05.30 pm
Friday: 03.00 pm – 8.00 pm
Weekly closure: Thursday
Dhaka – 1000
Phone: +88-02-8619396-9, +88-02-8619400
How To Buy Ticket
1.Complete the registration with all your information in the Buy Ticket dialog box. Registration must be done once. Later you will be able to purchase tickets by logging in again and again with email and password.
2. Click on Purchase eTicket option. Enter the date of the trip to the museum, enter the ticket number and click the Add button.
3. Click the Add More Ticket button to buy more than one ticket.
4. Complete your payment with the payment gateway by clicking the Make Payment button.
5.You can print your ticket by clicking on the Print Ticket option.
When entering the Ticket Checking Museum, display a print copy of the online ticket or a download copy or ticket number on your mobile.
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