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State Bank Museum

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A very well maintained museum

Mainly a money museum, the museum includes a beautiful art gallery on the mezzanine floor paying... read more

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On eof the best Museums and Art Gallery in Karachi

Extremely educational and well maintained. The coin collection dates back from Alexander the Great... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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II Chundrigar Road, Karachi 74000, Pakistan
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

The State Bank Museum is a historical building erected in the 1920s in Karachi by the British. It is built with pink Jodphur stone and building’s design depends heavily on classical symbolism, making use of a raised podium with an upper section that rests on...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Mainly a money museum, the museum includes a beautiful art gallery on the mezzanine floor paying tribute to Sadequain, a famous artist of Pakistan. The museum is very well maintained and is at par with international standards. Apart from the evolution of money, it also...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Extremely educational and well maintained. The coin collection dates back from Alexander the Great plus it has come extraordinary contemporary collections. Iranian currency after the revolution worth looking at. Truly worth visiting while in Karachi

Thank Kishwer A
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Numismatic museums are not my forte but is one is particularly interesting in its layout and treasure throve of items on display. Care has been taken in having special displays items for blind persons and tours geared for Children. On the upper floor central hall...More

Thank notacanada
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We were lucky to have look from outside on this prestigious institute now museum of the country.Constructed with red stone like other British era buildings in this city.This museum once office of State Bank of Pakistan is on I.I Chundrigar road (Previously Mcleod Road the...More

1  Thank Danwer N
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful building on the inside and outside. Built in 1920’s in pink stone, the building is impressive in size and grandeur. A few tips on how to enter: best to come in a taxi or with driver as there is no place to...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

If you want you to know the history of Currency and the history of indo-pak. So must visit state Bank Museum for about the currency system

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

The place that is definitely worth visiting. It has a very big collection of coins and notes, the guides are perfect telling the history of all the exhibits presented here. Very nice art exibition on the second floor of the well-known and modern pakistani painters....More

Thank Ksepa
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Plenty to see in a spacious and very cool setting,I really enjoyed a lengthy visit. The printing presses and lottery machinery were fascinating

Thank Susan2395
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Before entering the museum I though I would find lot of old coins, currency notes etc in this museum. Well, these things were there but the most pleasant surprise was the art gallery that contained a very impressive collection of Sadiqain paintings, specially the huge...More

Thank flyfisher66
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The best museum in Karachi, great place, very well taken care of ! Great skilled guides showing you around, giving you their time. Just know that you need to register with ID before going in to the Museum. So call in advance, or be prepared...More

Thank SabaKhan78
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