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National Museum

National Museum is the biggest museum in Bangladesh and one of the largest museums in South Asia. It has several departments like archaeology, classical, decorative and contemporary art, history, natural history, ethnography and world civilization of displays. It has a rich collection of paintings, old coins, metal images, world famous embroidered quilts (Nakshi kantha) and much more. You can also find valuable articles of the heroic liberation war here. The Museum is noted for its collection of Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin and works of other contemporary artists. The massive four storey building has not only a large exhibition halls, but also conservatory laboratory, library, three auditoriums, photographic gallery, temporary exhibition hall and an audio-visual division.

    • Location Shahbagh, Dhaka.
    • Famous for Heritage & Museum
    • How to get there

      It is located at Shahbagh and from any part of Dhaka city visitor can reach here by local transport services.

    • Entry Permits/Fees

      Bangladeshi Citizens : BDT 10

      Citizens of SAARC Countries : BDT 10

      Other Foreign Citizens : BDT 75

    • Opening time

      April to September: 10:30 AM

      *Friday remains open from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM

      October to March: 09:30 AM

      *Friday remains open from 2:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

      Ramadan: 9.30 AM.

    • Closing time

      April to September: 5:30 PM

      October to March: 4:30 PM

      Ramadan: 3.00 PM

      *In Ramadan Thursday & Friday  Holiday.

    • Holiday Thrusday

Condition apply *

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