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National Museum

Pyay Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
+95 1 371 539
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This museum exhibits the treasures of the last king of Myanmar.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good40%
  • Average30%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible1%
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“throne room” (28 reviews)
“five floors” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Pyay Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
+95 1 371 539
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Reviewed yesterday

A large building housing many items, the most noted is the "Lion Throne" on the floor with "royal" ornaments/items on display. I particularly liked the scale model of the Royal Palace in Mandalay.

Thank FishyShark
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is located in old town, a Convenient location, Very large space, only few visitors, good for 2 hours. Cost 5000 per visitor.

Thank Lingang
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

1. Not allowing to bring bag or water bottle for a 3hrs 4 storey tour is a bummer. 2. English translation is way off for some artifacts. 3. The origin of Burma is hinduism but this museum only highlights Buddhism. 4. There is no english...More

Thank tinagargopal
Reviewed 4 days ago

Raiway station like many others which you my find in SOA. From architecture not worth to visit. If you have to buy a ticket you would be surprised by the friendly staff. If you are adventures book a ticket to HsPau ( 11 hours )

Thank JochenManchester
Reviewed 6 days ago

The different sections have their own stories to tell, Buddhist/cultural/history of the pagodas/tribal work\clothing\art\customs, —a truly stunning section is dedicated to all the different tribes in Myanmar, with clothing/art/music instruments and so forth — jewellery and an on scale monumental architectural wonder of the former...More

Thank BrigitteUAE
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its very much beyong my expectation.The wooden and stone carved staff in Pyu and Pagan periods are very impressive,fine,skillful and first class.The gold made staff with jewllery are never seen anywhere before.I wish I had more time and for one thing,I learnt Myanmar all the...More

Thank Jack13869
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was located on the main road.I just use GPS and walk from my hotel at Chinatown around 3 km. to this destination.There have charge for sightseeing here but not expensive.There have many floor to sightseeing the historical .Some corner you can't take some...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no time for rushing this museum as there is lots to see and observe quietly. Our guide gave us an overview of special interest and then we were left to brows on our own which was great. Four floors take a long time...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Then you enter the building you immediately realise that this is not a museum which is fully up to date. However, they do have audio guides and some monitors that showed some stuff. There is often some guide that do not have an assignment that...More

Thank Hans-Olof H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting if you want to learn something about the history and the culture of the country, but it needs an update and a renovation. The National Museum in PhnomPhen could be a good exsample for some improvements.

Thank Uwe2403
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24 February 2017|
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Response from helenpat57 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it's taken a couple of weeks to catch up on Trip Advisor - so probably far too late. No you can't take bags into the National Museum and although you can take in a mobile phone you can't use it everywhere - but can... More
10 December 2016|
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Response from Hans_1725 | Reviewed this property |
5000MMK if you're a foreigner and 500MMK if you're a local.
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20 October 2016|
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Response from Aativas S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I visited couple of months ago and then it was 9.30 to 4.30. I am not aware if the timings have changed. It is closed on Monday and National Holidays.