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National Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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This museum exhibits the treasures of the last king of Myanmar.
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Pyay Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
+95 1 371 539
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did a 2hr tour with a volunteer guide. She stated her full tour was 3hrs but we didn't have time- plane to catch- so she shortened it taking into account what we were most interested in seeing There's labeling on all exhibits but not a...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This building closed at 4:30 PM so we had to rush. THere was a very helpful volunteer guide who made sure we saw the highlights. Myanmar was looted by the British who have not returned many artifacts they took during their colonial rule. I am...More

Thank Larrykorea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend you go with a local tour guider so you will have much more info about myanmar history. It’s a lot things to see, so the highlight is the lion throne. The history of the Myanmar Kingdom —-the ground floor. the life of the local...More

Thank Chilli_AP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For 5000kyat, it surprised me well. The amount of exhibits in this museum is incredible, could easily spend a whole day here.

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So glad we visited the museum, Check first to make sure it is open as closed holidays and Sundays I think. There is a treasure trove of history to discover along with so many artifacts and items to admire. There is a cafe in the...More

Thank 734mac22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Entrance fee costs 5,000 Myanmar Kyats. You'll have to leave your bags inside a locker outside the Museum. You may bring your phone inside. Be prepared to have your powerbank and or additional battery supply ready because the tour really took about 3 hours long!...More

Thank TikaHadi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As in some other post, the museum is really in need of more lighting. Nevertheless, it is still a good place to visit if you are in Yangon.

Thank LiangMing
Reviewed September 10, 2018

National Museum is located Pyay Road, Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar. The National Museum is really interesting place.you should go this place and will see perfect place.

Thank Mergui_Dolphin
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

A well stocked and informative museum detailing Burma’s cultural history. Only $3.40 entry and there are guides available. The throne and ancient golden treasures of the old Kingdom were very impressive. A great way to get out of the rain and/or the heat for a...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed August 13, 2018

It shows the brief introduction about Myanmar,, hands craft, art, ethnic group, its entrance fee is 5000 kyat

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February 24, 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
December 10, 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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October 20, 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.