Barisal Divisional Museum

Fazlul Haque Avenue
Barisal - 8200

Type: Museum
  • Siam Sohanoor
    Siam Sohanoor
  • SSK Tonmoy
    SSK Tonmoy
  • Abu Sadek
    Abu Sadek

Barisal Divisional Museum has been established in the old Collectorate building of the district. The building itself is a historical monument that was built in the British era. The government of Bangladesh declared the building as a protected archaeological site in 2003. In 2005, the work of transforming the building into a museum has been started.

There are 9 galleries in the Museum. The galleries display pictures of archaeological and historical landmarks of almost 1.5 thousand years old. Besides Around 200 pieces of archaeological remains are displayed in these galleries. Various archaeological patterns, ancient furniture, stone statues, various terracotta plaques, designed bricks, inscriptions, coins, and various types of utensils are exhibited here.

Apart from these, the geographical, natural, and administrative history of the whole country including Barisal has been highlighted in this museum.

The history of the Barisal Collectorate Building, a brief description of its architectural features, and various types of construction materials have also been presented in the galleries. 

Besides this museum, there are two more museums listed in Barisal. There's also eighteen attractions listed in this district in other categories. You will find the exact location of Barisal Divisional Museum on the map above.

More Info

Opening Hours Weekdays (Summer): 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Weekdays (Winter): 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Entry Fees Adult Entry: ৳ 10.00
Kids Entry(under 5 years): ৳ 5.00
Foreigners (SAARC countries): ৳ 25.00
Foreigners (Non-SAARC countries): ৳ 100.00

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