Ethnological Museum
Museum type :
Archaeological Museum

Established in :

Holidays :
Friday and Public Holidays

Visiting Hours :
Saturday - Thursday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Contact No :

Location :
Chittagong , Bangladesh

Display Objects :

The museum is well organized and displays have been housed in several departments like department of ethnography and decorative art, department of history and classical art, department of natural history, and department of contemporary and world civilization. The museum also has a conservation laboratory.

Description :

  • Established as Dhaka Museum in 1913 A>D> It has been renamed as the National Museum and was shifted to its new building at Shah bag in 1983.

  • It is a four storied building and has forty galleries under four departments, namely, (1) Natural History (2) History and classical Art, (3) Ethnography and Decorative art and (4) Contemporary Art and Worlds Civilization.