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National Museum

66 Pyay Rd, Yangon 11191, Myanmar (Burma)

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About National Museum

The National Museum of Myanmar is Founded in 1952, and the museum has an extensive collection of ancient artifacts, ornaments, works of art, inscriptions, and historic memorabilia, related to history, culture, and civilization of Burmese people.



Attractions near National Museum

Pegu Club0.26km from National Museum

It was well known because of its signature Pegu Club Cocktail. Pegu Club was a Victorian-style Gentlemen's club founded in 1871 during the British colonization of Burma. The Pegu Club building is now recognized as one of the heritage sites of Yangon.

Shwedagon Pagoda1.29km from National Museum

The most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar, as it is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the present era. These relics include the staff of Kakusandha, the water filter of Koṇāgamana, a piece of the robe of Kassapa, and eight strands of hair from the head of Gautama.

People's Square and Park1.38km from National Museum

The park contains a beautiful fountain with white elephants, Many plants, trees, and flowers can be found in this area.

Martyrs' Mausoleum1.61km from National Museum

The mausoleum is dedicated to Aung San and other leaders, who were assassinated on 19 July 1947.

Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral Yangon1.61km from National Museum

Holy Trinity Cathedral is the primary Anglican cathedral in Myanmar. The cathedral has historically strong connections with the British military regiments during the British ruling era.

Bogyoke Aung San Market1.72km from National Museum

Bogyoke Aung San Market is known for its colonial architecture and inner cobblestone streets. It is a major tourist destination in Myanmar, dominated by antique, Burmese handicraft and jewelry shops, art galleries, and clothing stores.

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Yangon Region31 attractions

The most developed region of Myanmar and the main international gateway.