National Museum is located in Shahbag, Dhaka, it’s originally established on 20 March 1913, albeit under another name, and formally inaugurated on 7 August 1913, was accorded the status of the national museum of Bangladesh on 17 November 1983.
The museums with a three storied building, ground floor have some old guns at the entry and the hall where the people book their tickets or assemble to hear the history of the museum. The hall leads to a grand staircase. Beside the hall, there is a smaller room which also acts like the hall; it is also used by the guides to tell the visitors about the history and a simple staircase
1st floor is divided into 22 rooms, 1st room have a big Bangladesh map. 2nd rooms have a huge statue of the Royal Bengal Tiger. 3rd to 10th rooms contain natural beauties found in Bangladesh, all others rooms contain some historic relics of Bengal up to 1900. There is a room which shows the different boats used by the rural people.
2nd floor have a lot of photos of famous people and showcases the Bangladesh Liberation War and the Language Movement of 1952. There are several placard used in the war, a torture machine and much more.
The 3rd Floor consists of Pictures of International politicians, artists, scientists, famous pictures and three international galleries- Korean, Iranian and Swiss.
Entry fees Bangladeshi Citizens: BDT-10.00 Taka, Citizens of SAARC Countries: BDT-10.00 Taka, Other Foreign Citizens: BDT-75.00 Taka.