MAG Osmani Museum

Kotwali Thana
Sylhet

Type: Museum
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  • Syed Zaghlul Ali
    Syed Zaghlul Ali
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  • Rohul Amin Khan
    Rohul Amin Khan
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  • Abrar Hussain Choudhury
    Abrar Hussain Choudhury
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  • Syed Zaghlul Ali
    Syed Zaghlul Ali

The M A G Osmani Museum has been established on the bank of Dhopa dighi in Sylhet city to commemorate the contribution of Major General A G Osmani in the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971. The museum was formally started on March 04, 1987. This is a rest house on 2 bighas of land, which is made of bamboo. This house contains the memory of M A G Osmani. The open balcony behind the house has made the museum interesting.

General Osmani's family home Noor Manzil is today's Osmani Museum.  This museum plays a special role to know about the person, the warrior and the political leader Osmani. Various materials used by Osmani, many documents of Liberation War, few rare pictures and paintings are kept here to exhibit.

In the first gallery, there is a painting of Osmani's young age. There is also a table, a few chairs, a showcase, a book, two briefcases and their used clothes, shocks are arranged in this gallery. In the showcase, gifts from state and various organizations, what he received are displayed. In the second gallery, there are Independence Day honorary award, 12 gift items, eight medals etc. are displayed. Osmani's passport and personal badges are also displayed there. There are also a few large photographs of the liberation war. There is a large map of Bangladesh in the third gallery. And there is also a certificate, a photograph, a bed, an almirah, a dining table, a black hat and a prayer mat.

The museum can be visited every day from 9am to 6pm and Friday afternoon from 3pm to 8pm without any fee.

Besides this museum, there is one more museum listed in Sylhet. There's also eighteen attractions listed in this district in other categories. You will find the exact location of MAG Osmani Museum on the map above.

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Opening Hours April to September (Summer)
Saturday to Wednesday: 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

October to March (Winter)
Saturday to Wednesday: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ramadan
Saturday to Wednesday: 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Entry Fees Bangladeshi Citizens: ৳ 20.00
Citizens of SAARC Countries: ৳ 20.00
Other Foreign Citizens: ৳ 75.00

(No entry fee for disabled persons and children bellow three years.)

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