Liberation War Museum, Dhaka City

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Walk through the six galleries of Liberation War Museum, and learn about Bangladesh's past in order to understand its present. Inaugurated in 1996 and housed in a colonial-era building, the museum covers various struggles in Bangladesh's history through displays of military weapons, model buildings, portraits, and even human remains. It narrates the people's struggle to identify as a nation under the British regime, as well as the country's efforts toward democracy and political and economic freedom. The most in-depth coverage goes to the nine-month War of Liberation in 1971. Take a look at our Dhaka City trip site to schedule your visit to Liberation War Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This museum is a monument to Bangladeshi independence and the war fought with Pakistan for freedom. The exterior is under major renovation and you have to slog through mud to get to it. But by all.....  more »
  • One of the best historical museums I've seen anywhere. Absolutely world-class. The focus is of course the Liberation War of 1971, but the first section tells the history of Bangladesh beginning with.....  more »
  • A great place for knowing the ultimate birth of a new nation. It also shows the history of Bengal of earlier times to modern times.
  • it talks about the biggest glory of our country...its a symbol of our pride and, it has a fantastic auditorium to hold events exhibiting our culture and capabilities...

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