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National Museum of Pakistan

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Karachi Deserves Better Museum

The basic objective of establishing the National Museum was to collect, preserve, study, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ashfaq K
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Lahore, Pakistan
April 2018

Visited the museum solo on a Saturday. Museum is located in the centre of city and easily... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
O7499CFalis
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Quetta, Pakistan
via mobile
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Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Road, Karachi, Pakistan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The basic objective of establishing the National Museum was to collect, preserve, study, and exhibit the records of the cultural history of Pakistan and to promote a learned insight into the personality of its people.

Thank Ashfaq K
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Visited the museum solo on a Saturday. Museum is located in the centre of city and easily accessible, lawns are well kept and a traditional Sindhi cuisine restaurant serves visitors well. I was lucky to visit the museum on a day with very low turn...More

1  Thank O7499CFalis
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

It is awesome and historical place for all. Specially for students and our youngsters and children. Must visit this place to know about our culture and history..

2  Thank Connector360444
Reviewed 3 December 2017

As a National Museum, this really is a disgrace. It should be a showcase of National History and pride, but it is just a collection of neglected displays and dilapidated rooms. Pakistan has a rich archeological culture and this should be reflected in its National...More

1  Thank Dirk W
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Visited National Museum with my friends but was very disappointed to see the condition there. The halls smell very bad, most of the items seems fake and there was no proper guide. The air conditions were installed but not working. It is not allowed to...More

2  Thank nawabtanweer
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

After visiting museums in Malaysia, decided to visit museums in Karachi. Located next to burns garden, the museum features artefacts from gandhara civilization, Mohenjo daro and mughal era. Our tour guide told us that the museum is being renovated and ACs will be installed. Entry...More

Thank Waqar21
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The museum is very interesting here we find alot of remains from Moen Jo Daro. There are approx 5 galleries open other is in renovation. Need some improvement.

Thank Hammad H
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great place, with a lot of history from Pakistan and this region, but not take care of, still same old school style. Just one guide, so we had to share it, and therefore choose to walk on our own. It was a petty to see...More

Thank SabaKhan78
Reviewed 24 May 2016

It is situated at Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Road, Near Income Tax House and Provisional Sindh Assembly. it has some antiques just like Monh Joh Darho and Gandhara dated and some unique currency of Pakistan and folk of Pakistan's home appliances. I suggest all foreigners to...More

1  Thank drimranzaidi72
Reviewed 28 November 2015

the place is good, with moderate collection from mohejodaro, gandhara, budha statues, prehistoric to independence day stuff. Collection of different manuscript of quranic verses. Pity the place is not much visited, there were just very few people visiting the museum at that time.

Thank waqaspai
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K I
25 October 2018|
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Response from usman96777 |
. The skeleton of big fishes . The history of wars about Muslims and related to Pakistan . The theme of the museum is dark and eye capturing
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Amber K
3 July 2018|
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Response from O7499CFalis | Reviewed this property |
Ticket price is just Rs 50 or even less. Museum is open from 9 to 5 everyday less Wednesday. Phone number is (021) 99212839. Cheers
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daniyaqureshi2
23 May 2016|
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Response from waqaspai | Reviewed this property |
i think closed on wednesdays. timings 9 - 4 pm entry ticket around Rs. 20 ( i dont remember price)
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