Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Yangon that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Yangon to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Yangon page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.
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Top Yangon Museums
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25, Bo Gyoke Museum Ln, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Bogyoke Aung San Museum is actually the home of General Aung San, where he lived before his assassination in 1947. He left behind, his wife and three beloved children who occupied the house until 1953. The house today has a collection of the minimal furniture it was furnished with and a few other important pieces of information. There are pictu...
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National Museum, Pyay Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
National Museum is an interesting museum that exhibits treasures of the last king of Myanmar. The museum is home to the throne, some craft pieces, musical instruments, photos and a lot more. It also features models of structures that belong to Myanmar. It also possesses impressive and interesting displays. The museum is very well maintained and cal...
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Pyay Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
Located near the Shwedagon Pagoda, the People's Park is spread over 135 acres. Home to over 17,000 plants (including trees, climbers, bamboos, shrubs, flowering plants and medicinal herbs) you will also find a small museum within the park which exhibits life-size models of nationalities in their vivid dresses. There is a restaurant present within t...
Located close to the Kaba Aye Paya, the Myanmar Gems Museum is dedicated to precious Burmese gem stones and jewels. Visitors get to see intriguing and interesting objects that have been put on display at the museum. For example, visitors can admire objects made of pure gold and decorated with precious and priceless gems. The museum is located in th...
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Kan Yeik Tha Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Opened in the year 1901, the Yangon Zoo is a major attraction in Yangon. The second largest zoo in Myanmar (spread across 70 acres); it is also the oldest one in the country. Apart from the zoo, in the zoological gardens complex, you will also find:
A Museum of Natural History
A rose Garden
And even a mini amusement park!
The Yangon Z...
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Kyun Taw Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
A bizarre and one-of-its kind museum, this space is dedicated to history of Myanmar’s drug wars. Founded in 2001, the museum focuses on traverse war scenes, political history and artwork reflecting the insanity and horrors of drug-use.
The interior of the museum is peculiar. You can flick the lights to have a dramatic effect of the collection...