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National Museum of Pakistan

Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Road, Karachi, Pakistan
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Awesome Place

It is awesome and historical place for all. Specially for students and our youngsters and... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
A TripAdvisor Member
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Should be better

As a National Museum, this really is a disgrace. It should be a showcase of National History and... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Dirk W
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Mermaid Beach, Australia
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Dr. Ziauddin Ahmed Road, Karachi, Pakistan
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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..

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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Reviewed 12 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

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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

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daniyaqureshi2
24 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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ZahraFChinoy
17 January 2016|
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10 am – 5 pm, closed Wednesday
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