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National Museum of Pakistan

Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Road, Karachi, Pakistan
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Good museum

The museum is very interesting here we find alot of remains from Moen Jo Daro. There are approx 5... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2016
Hammad H
via mobile
A good museum but not taken care of

Great place, with a lot of history from Pakistan and this region, but not take care of, still same... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Almhult, Sweden
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Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Road, Karachi, Pakistan
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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

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
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Went for my personal experience . Found highly rich museum . Gandhara & moen jo Daro utensils and arts were the main attraction for me I highly recommend to visit while staying in Karachi

2  Thank Faisal S
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I went there along with my family expecting to see the National Museum of Pakistan, but sadly all I got to see was years upon years of neglect. The place is really coming apart. For God's sake is this how you preserve your history? Really...More

Thank Nauman2014
Reviewed 4 July 2015

No photos allowed. Harappa Gallery closed but the pre-hisotry and Gandharan galleries very good. Disappointed that the Priest-King bust from Moenjodaro was not on display when I visited. The Islamic Gallery was nice with Persian miniatures and calligraphy, There are drawings of ancient scholars, philosophers,...More

Thank ShilohinBC
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Visited the empty National Museum of Pakistan and was pleasantly surprised -- in contrast with other reviews -- about how many great exhibitions there were worth seeing: Gandhara, Qurans, Islamic art, etc. Yes, the museum is undergoing some much needed renovation but if the room...More

Thank Nephilim242
Reviewed 12 January 2015

Museum does not have a visible sign outside so it to us a while finding it. There is no entry fee however we were charge 500 rupees (€0.50) for parking inside the premises. Unfortunately museum is run down. Lots of exhibitions is closed and those...More

2  Thank ZuzNas
Reviewed 21 October 2014

I like history ! And this is one of the best museums in Karachi ! Its exterior is boring ! But it has alot of things to see inside relating to different regions and their history. They also have stuff related to the history of...More

2  Thank Bilal123
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Aoa,please tell me the correct timings and days when the National Museum is opened for the public.Thank You.
23 May 2016|
Response from waqaspai | Reviewed this property |
i think closed on wednesdays. timings 9 - 4 pm entry ticket around Rs. 20 ( i dont remember price)
What days it is open and what are the timings? Thank you
17 January 2016|
Response from waqaspai | Reviewed this property |
10 am – 5 pm, closed Wednesday