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Liberation War Museum

Address: 5 Segun Bagicha, Dhaka City 1000, Bangladesh
Phone Number: mukti@citechco.net
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Ranked #2 of 40 things to do in Dhaka City
Type: Military museums, Museums
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Type: Military museums, Museums
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Roztoky, Czech Republic
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

I'm not a fan of museums. And this does not convince me otherwise. Although the original exhibits, but in very poor condition and unkempt. Enticement in the form of exhumed skeletal remains are very exaggerated. Worth a visit if you really have nothing else to entertain.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the place where you'll get to know about the Liberation War of Bangladesh against Pakistan in 1971. You get to see documentaries as well as artifacts from the war period. The things are very much arranged in a chronological order and the staff are really helpful in explaining the things. It is one of the few places where... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Mostly a rundown collection of artifacts and natural history, some improvements seem to be on going so section were empty. The liberation rooms were interesting and showed quite a collection of documentation and photographs. Needs a complete over haul to become a real National level museum. Like the rest of the country , there seems to be large dearth of... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I was reading a book about the war called 'A Golden Age' and this really sparked my interest in the museum. However, if I hadn't been reading this novel I am not so sure the museum would have captured my imagination. On the whole not a bad experience but I did go very quickly as the museum is quite small.... More 

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Asansol, India
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Small museum, with a lot of photographs about the freedom struggle. Some skulls and bones and some uniforms also form part of the display. A story of a race from its cultural roots to liberty. Worth a visit if you are in Dhaka. When you leave this place, you will be thankful to God that you had been born in... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

During the Bangladesh Liberation War the Bangladesh Forces, military component of the Mukti Bahini, were divided within the geographical area of Bangladesh into eleven sectors. Each had a sector commander who directed the military operation, which was carried out by several sub-sector commanders and their troops along with civilian resistance fighters.

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Excellent museum - I learned a lot about the Liberation War and the exhibits made what I had read in my guide book more real. Items well displayed and described.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is perhaps the best documented and explained story of events leading upto Bangladesh's independence. The museum is well laid out, very cheap entrance so all can visit and is quite expansive. My only negative comment is that there is less access for people who are disabled.

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Mona Vale, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Interesting place to visit and learn from. Did not enjoy the locals at one stage I had 10 who stared at me, followed me and took photos without asking. Security did nothing to help.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is one of the most sobering and informative museums anywhere in the world. A respectful, insightful and thought-provoking journey through the Bangladesh of the 20th century. No finger-pointing or blame-shedding. Instead, a clearly chronicled look at everything that went wrong and right for this beautiful nation. A definite must for anyone visiting Dhaka and hoping to understand better where... More 

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