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Address: Pyay Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 16:00

This museum exhibits the treasures of the last king of Myanmar.

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An old fashioned museum

Worth the 5000k entrance for the lion throne room alone. No bags etc inside and no cameras but attendants didn't seem bothered by people using phones to take pictures. Lots to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Martin G
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London, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you already have a solid background understanding of Myanmar's history and culture, I'm sure that this would be an interesting and worthwhile visit. However, as someone without that knowledge, the four floors of this museum felt quite chaotically organised and provided little information on the stories behind the artifacts and their place in Myanmar's history. Ultimately, this made for... More 

Thank theafriken
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is national museum but i think it yet to represent the complete history and diversity of Myanmar. For anyone to visit Myanmar You can start from here. As it give at least outline of historical towns in Myanman

Thank anandhan s
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A fantastic museum in the heart of Yangon. A must to visit. It gives you a great insight into Burmese culture and its past.

Thank LDZ186338
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the 5000k entrance for the lion throne room alone. No bags etc inside and no cameras but attendants didn't seem bothered by people using phones to take pictures. Lots to see, all descriptions in English. Lots of space on four floors. Old fashioned because no computers etc but none the worse for that. Spent two hours there without getting... More 

Thank Martin G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is a must see, it is on five floors and the exhibits and information are wonderful. It costs 5000 kyats (about $5 US) and you can spend hours here, sadly we didn't have the time but did manage to get round the whole museum. There are many unusual and beautiful historical artefacts on display as well as an... More 

Thank June S
Red Deer, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a huge building (5 floors, I think) with some very good displays of artifacts, costumes, and displays. We spent about 1.5 hours and felt we were a bit rushed, so just spent time in the areas that were of the most interest to us. Admittedly, we could have gotten more out of it with either an audio guide or... More 

Thank Rob G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a huge museum with many floors and rooms that go on and on and on. The inside is dimly lit and comes across as very cold in terms of enjoyment. There are tons of items on display but little are of any interest maybe because nothing is really explained to you as you look around. We chose a... More 

Thank Kert F
Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Jan 15 Our TO, Myanmar Shalom Tours, hired Ms Daw to guide us through the exhibits. She is so over-qualified to introduce us to Myanmar's heritage. As the retired Deputy Director General, she gave us detailed insights about the early civilizations. This level of information caused us to see very little of the museum's vast collection and learn little about... More 

Thank alohatripper
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The national museum is in a good location.Cost is MyR 5000.no bags allowed in.museum is on 4 floors.toilets available inside.lighting in some areas could be better.large rooms with display cabinets .artifacts from different eras.incl Bagan. Covers Myanamars history culture arts & crafts.popular with tourists.worth a visit

Thank Michael D
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good value. Very interesting to learn of the culture. Enjoyed wandering through the 4 levels.

Thank Nicolette M

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