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Address: Pyay Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sat - Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: This museum exhibits the treasures of the last king of Myanmar.

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Not the greatest not the worst Interesting enough no cameras allowed free lockers outside for bags and yes seems they will check pockets for cameras and phones a had smokes in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

Not the greatest not the worst Interesting enough no cameras allowed free lockers outside for bags and yes seems they will check pockets for cameras and phones a had smokes in pockets security grabbed pocket say no phone wasn't overly impressed 5000kyte entrance fee

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Lisbon, Portugal
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

it is a surprise, amid some poor pieces , we find the royal throne and the treasure, a group of golden collection pieces, that are a pleasure to see.

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Balmain, Australia
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127 attraction reviews
258 helpful votes 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This is an impressive edifice located in the main part of town, in extensive grounds. Absolutely no photography allowed, and even mobiles that can take photos are not allowed in. Once inside, there are some spectacular exhibits over several floors there well worth seeing, but you really need a guide to explain many as there isn't always an English explanation.... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

At the end of my month-long stay in Myanmar I decided to pay a visit to the National Museum to put all I saw and learned into perspective. I would say that I did really enjoy the hour or so I spent there. There are a lot of exhibits to see, but coincidentally the two major ones I came for... More 

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

After spending Seven days in Mayanmmar, on Irrawady cruise, visi to this museum proved to be very informative experience. The lay out, descriptions, e hi it's explaining each facets of life and history of Myanmmar makes visit to this museum a must.

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Bremerton, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

That's not the perfect time to spend hours in a museum, but it was the time I had. There are treasures if one has the energy to search them out and a guide who can explain them. I had the guide. As a comparison, the museum in Sittwe is AMAZING. Beautifully presented and better descriptions. Still. I had this one... More 

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Hong Kong
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The museum encompasses 4 floors of exhibits. Lots of intersting history and a nice place to spend a few hours out of the heat.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This museum was amazing we spent hours wandering around . So much information about Myanmar must see.

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This museum contains some very interesting and ornate items from the golden days of Burmese history, but is stuck in a time warp compared to national museums of most countries which contain much better labelling and other useful information for visitors. The single surviving throne and some of the royal costumes, palladins etc. are magnificent. Worth a visit but could... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Real throne from Mandalay on display. A viewing museum rather interactive but lots to see and some good explanations too.

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