Liberation War Museum
Liberation War Museum is the place that reminds the memory of Liberation War of Bangladesh. At present it is situated in Agargaon area of the capital city Dhaka. It was firstly established in Segunbagicha in 1996. That time it was located in the middle of the Shilpakala Academy and press club. But recently it has been shifted to Agargaon in its own building.
In the museum, there are collections of various things since ancient civilization to the liberation of Bangladesh. The collections are displayed in four galleries in such a way that can remind people the histories since the ancient civilization to the liberation war. In the first gallery, there are collections of archaeological remaining from the ancient civilization of Bengal.
In the second gallery, there are collections from January 01, 1971 to April 30, 1971. Such as - the 7th March’s speech of Bangabandhu in 1971, interim government formation on April 17 at Baidyanathatala in Meherpur. There is also a special exhibition of sound and light projection in this gallery. Images of Pakistani forces’ barbaric massacre on Bengalis on March 25 also appear in this gallery. Besides, there are images of genocide in the whole country.
The third gallery contains all the memories from May 01 to December 16 during the war period. Memories of victory in the Liberation are in the fourth gallery.
In the museum, there is a great chance to know about the history and culture of Bangladesh. That’s why every day many students and other people come to visit the museum.
The entry fee of the museum is 20 taka. Except for Sundays, the museum is open from 10 am to 6 pm for the visitors.
Besides this museum, there are eighteen more museums listed in Dhaka. There's also thirty-six attractions listed in this district in other categories. You will find the exact location of Liberation War Museum on the map above. If you need any other information on Liberation War Museum that is not listed here, please call 02-9142781.
Weekdays (Winter): 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday to Saturday: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Citizens of SAARC Countries: ৳ 20.00
Other Foreign Citizens: ৳ 100.00
(No entry fee for disabled persons and children bellow three years.)
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Following is a list of other museums found within few kilometers of Liberation War Museum. You may also view all museums in Dhaka, Dhaka Division.
Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy,
National Art Gallery,
Bangladesh Shishu Academy (Children's Museum),
Museum of Independence,
Bangladesh National Museum,