bangladesh.com

Tag: museums

  • Museums in Bangladesh

    Liberation War Museum

    With an eternal flame burning at its entrance, the Liberation War Museum is dedicated to the memory of the sacrifices made by soldiers and civilians during the Bangladesh Liberation War which took place from 26 March to 16 December 1971. Located in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, the museum opened its doors to the public on 22 March 1996 inviting visitors to view the extensive ...

  • Museums in Bangladesh

    Varendra Museum

    The Rajshahi University is a respected and well known educational institution in the city of Rajshahi, which attracts thousands of students to this historical destination each year. The Varendra Museum, which is managed and located near the university, was established in 1910 as the Varendra Investigation Society, but changed its name in 1919. Rajshahi University took control of the museum ...

  • Museums in Bangladesh

    Tribal Cultural Museum

    Located in Rangamati, the Tribal Cultural Museum in the Hill Tracts of Bangladesh offers fascinating insight into the history and cultural traditions, as well as socio-economic aspects of the different tribes in the area. Visitors can view displays of tribal dress, ornaments, musical instruments, coins and handicrafts at the museum. Paintings depicting the many facets of tribal life are also ...

  • Attractions

    Museums in Bangladesh

    With its long and often tumultuous history, it is no surprise that many of the museums in Bangladesh highlight major events and conflicts that have shaped the country over the years. Archaeological discoveries are also plentiful and offer insight into the history, and even prehistory, of the country. There are also a number of specialized museums, such as the Ethnological Museum in ...

  • Museums in Bangladesh

    National Museum

    Located in the suburb of Shahbag, in the city of Dhaka, is the biggest museum in Bangladesh. Its staggering collection of over eighty five thousand pieces are beautifully preserved in the twenty thousand square meter building, that is home to large exhibits. Originally established as the Dhaka Museum, in the year 1913, by Lord Carmichael, the museum developed into such a large establishment, ...

  • Museums in Bangladesh

    Folk Art Museum

    Just outside of the city of Dhaka, lies one of the most historic cities in Bangladesh, namely Sonargaon. With its magnificent ancient buildings and monuments, it is only fitting that this wonderful capital would become home to a museum that captures and preserves the traditions and culture of the people of Bangladesh. The Folk Art Museum, or Folk Art and Crafts Museum, was established in ...

  • Museums in Bangladesh

    Ethnological Museum

    One of the most cultural enriching attractions in the city of Chittagong is the Ethnological Museum. It is a museum that preserves the past, but also grows and develops in line with the growth and development of the country, and is therefore documenting the present for future generations to look back and reflect on. The Ethnological Museum is one of the most specialized museums in Bangladesh ...

  • Attractions

    Tourist attractions in Bangladesh abound. Throughout the country there are many fascinating things to see and exciting things to do. Arriving in Dhaka, your adventure can begin straight away. Pay a visit to the Old City where you will also be astounded by the bustling river life of Buriganga and the bright pink palace of Ahsan Manzil.The top attraction in Bangladesh's Dhaka is Lalbagh Fort.