The Liberation War Museum is located in the centre of Dhaka city and was inaugurated on March 22, 1996. It is registered as a Society with the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies and Firms, Bangladesh and also with the NGO Bureau of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Over the last 21 years the museum has received 637, 686 visitors. There are 4 galleries which display the protracted struggle of the people of Bangladesh for establishing their identity as a nation under the British regime as well as their struggle for democracy, political and economic emancipation from 1947 and finally their armed struggle during the 9 month long War of Liberation in 1971.
Liberation War Museum
Plot : F11/A & F11/B
Sher-e Bangla Nagar,
Civic Centre, Agargaon, Dhaka
Killing Field Site: Jalladkhana, Mirpur Sector 10, Dhaka, contact K.M. Nasiruddin (ph. no. 01719-315704)
- Killing field site under development: The killing field site in the premises of the Water Development Board, Barisal, where an estimated 1,500 people were shot, is under development with the support of the Barisal City Corporation.
Museum is open on all weekdays except Sunday between 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
In winter it is open between 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
You can record your personal impression of the museum displays and activities in the “comments register” kept at the exit of gallery 4.