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Bogyoke Aung San Museum

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Address: No 15 Bogyoke Museum Lane | Bahan Township, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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A beautiful collection of rare artefacts

a must visit place when in yangon, to see the rich cultural heritage of Myanmar. The Museum is very aesthetically done and is categorized into different areas for the ease of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sanchita S
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

a must visit place when in yangon, to see the rich cultural heritage of Myanmar. The Museum is very aesthetically done and is categorized into different areas for the ease of the visitor. There is a section in the museum which dislays the various tribes of Myanmar through life size mannequins dressed in local attire.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Short and sweet this tourist attraction can be done in15min the 5000 entrance fee is a little rich but still worth it, a very short history tour of this great General

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The house is preserved well. He does not accumulate wealth and led a simple life outside of politics. Hence, there are not many items in the house. Some notes, Not wheelchair/stroller friendly. Toilet is clean.

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Ballina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place to visit if you are interested in the history of Myanmar. It is only smal but well presented

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting insights into Burmese history - picked up a good book on the general for £2. came away much better informed

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Montrose, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is in the house once lived in by Bogyoke Aund San and his family. Sadly, one of his sons died in the swimming pool there. it does not take long to walk through the various rooms but you do get a good feel for the life of the man and what he achieved prior to his assassination.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It costs about USD $4.00. Really very little to see. Will take you less than 10 minutes to walk through the rooms. There is no analysis of the general's place in Burmese history. Honestly, you're better off seeing U Thant house.

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Unless u are a big fan of history or keen to familiarize with the Aung San's family history, ten minutes will be sufficient to complete the tour of the double-storeyed house. Foreigners need pay an entrance fee, and staff wasn't helpful and friendly.

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Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Moving photographs and historic documents in the garden takes you back to the assassination of General Aung San. Inside the house, it's stunning to see General' Aung San's bedroom and living areas. We went on Martyr's day, so the grief of visitorswas very real.

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

This was her fathers house until he was assasinated. It has been turned into a museum with lots of information i English about "Bogyoke"s life. Does not take too long to visit but we found it very interesting - more than the house where she was in housearrest since nobody gets inside there (as she still uses the house when... More 

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