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, Front view

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.

History

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.
The idol of Rishabhdeva in seated posture in display.

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 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.
Southern side

Ground floor

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 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 designed by Syed Mainul Hossain

1st floor

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

The 1st floor is divided into 22 rooms.

1st room

The first room displays a large map showing the map of Bangladesh and its 64 districts.

2nd room

Bangladesh National Museum

The 2nd room consists of an under going work of a large statue of a royal Bengal tiger.

3rd-10th room

These rooms consist of natural beauties found in Bangladesh. In one of the room there is showcase of a tongue of a whale.

Bangladesh National Museum

10th-22nd room

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.

2nd floor

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.

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

3rd floor

The 3rd floor consists of pictures of international politicians, artists, scientists, famous pictures and four international galleries – Chinese, Korean, Iranian and Swiss.

Gallery

Ticket Information
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 %

Inspection schedule:
Saturday-Wednesday: 10.30 am- 05.30 pm
Friday: 03.00 pm – 8.00 pm
Weekly closure: Thursday

Contact Us

Shahbagh

Dhaka – 1000

Email: dgmuseum@yahoo.com

Web: www.bangladeshmuseum.gov.bd

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.

visit website and email submit: https://nationalmuseumticket.gov.bd/customer/login

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