Mymensingh Museum

Type: Museums
  • MD Naeem Islam
    MD Naeem Islam
  • Sushanta Debnath
    Sushanta Debnath
  • Atikur Rahman
    Atikur Rahman
  • Mymensingh Museum
    Mymensingh Museum
  • Mymensingh-Museum

The Mymensingh Museum, located in Mymensingh, Bangladesh, is a treasure trove of historical artifacts, cultural relics, and archaeological finds that offer a captivating glimpse into the region's rich heritage. Housed in a colonial-era building that once served as the residence of the Zamindars (landlords) of the area, the museum itself is steeped in history and architectural charm.

Established in 1969, the Mymensingh Museum showcases a diverse collection of exhibits spanning various periods, from ancient civilizations to the colonial era. Visitors can explore galleries dedicated to archaeology, ethnography, natural history, and art, each offering a fascinating insight into the cultural tapestry of Bangladesh.

Among the highlights of the museum are its archaeological artifacts, including pottery, sculptures, coins, and tools, which provide valuable insights into the region's prehistoric past and ancient civilizations. Additionally, the museum boasts an impressive collection of traditional crafts, textiles, musical instruments, and folk art, showcasing the artistic heritage of Bangladesh.

One of the museum's most prized possessions is the sculpture of Ananta Narayan, an exquisite terracotta artwork dating back to the 13th century, depicting the Hindu god Vishnu reclining on the serpent Ananta. This masterpiece exemplifies the skill and craftsmanship of ancient Bengali artisans.

The Mymensingh Museum serves as a cultural hub and educational resource for both locals and tourists, offering guided tours, educational programs, and outreach activities to promote awareness and appreciation of Bangladesh's cultural heritage. Whether you're a history enthusiast, art lover, or simply curious about the region's past, a visit to the Mymensingh Museum promises an enriching and immersive experience.

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Opening Hours April to September (Summer)
Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

October to March (Winter)
Tuesday to Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday: 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Monday to Saturday: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday: Closed
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Entry Fees Bangladeshi Citizens: ৳ 15.00
Citizens of SAARC Countries: ৳ 50.00
Other Foreign Citizens: ৳ 100.00
Students(till secondary school): ৳ 5.00
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