Museums in Bangladesh
Bangladesh is home to some amazing museums. The Bangladesh National Museum was established in 1913 and is located in Shahbagh, Dhaka. The museum houses a conservation laboratory and is well-maintained. The museum has various departments such as the department of history and classical art, department of contemporary and world civilization, and the department of natural history. The Bangabandhu Memorial Museum is the former residence of the founder and president of Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The Liberation War Museum commemorates the independence of Bangladesh in 1971 and houses a rich collection of about 10,000 exhibits organised in its six galleries. The museum is an important landmark of the city and is a must-visit. The Mainamati Museum houses important artefacts, particularly the excavation finds from the Shalban Vihar in Comilla. The Bangladesh Military Museum in Dhaka is where visitors can see army transport vehicles, cannons, army dresses, and anti-aircraft guns. It's a great place to know more about arms and ammunition. The Varendra Research Museum is located in Rajshahi, Bangladesh and is a research centre and museum. It is maintained by the Rajshahi University in Bangladesh. It is considered to be the oldest museum in the country.
Find the most popular museums in Bangladesh from all top destinations. There's 72 museums in various districts of Bangladesh. The major regions in Bangladesh with top museums are Dhaka Division, Rajshahi Division, Rangpur Division, Mymensingh Division and Chittagong Division. And the major districts are Dhaka, Mymensingh, Sylhet, Naogaon and Chittagong.
Bangladesh Regions with Museums
The museums of Bangladesh are listed in the following 8 regions. Click on a region bellow to find museums of that specific region.
- Barisal Division
- Chittagong Division
- Dhaka Division
- Khulna Division
- Mymensingh Division
- Rajshahi Division
- Rangpur Division
- Sylhet Division
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