Accreditation and Affiliations

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The Liberation War Museum is a founder member of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience founded in 1998 (www.sitesofconscience.org). The Coalition endeavours to link historic sites with contemporary pressing social and human right issues. Members of the Coalition include The District Six Museum of the apartheid period in South Africa, Slave Museum in Senegal, Jewish resettlement and concentration camp in Terezin, Czekoslovakia, Civil Rights Museum commemorating the Civil Rights Movement of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Tenement Museum on early immigrants in the United States. It is registered with the NGO Bureau in Bangladesh.

The Liberation War Museum is also an Institutional Member at the International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS). The International Association of Genocide Scholars is a global, interdisciplinary, non-partisan organization that seeks to further research and teaching genocide studies and prevention.

The Muktijuddha Smriti Trust, under which the Museum has been established, is registered under the Societies Act XXI, of 1860 as a non-profit organization and is also registered with the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies, Bangladesh. All contributions made to the Muktijuddha Jadughar come under the CSR program launched by the Government and has been declared as tax-free.

The museum in a nutshell

Founded: 22 March 1996

Number of galleries: 04

Number of visitors: 8, 93, 213 (till 18 September 2021)

Mirpur Jalladkhana (Killing Field Memorial): Number of visitors- 8,22, 585 (till 19 September 2021)

School Outreach program: total visited educational institutions 873, Network Teachers 1518, total students visited the museum under this program- 2,93,736. (till August 2021)

Reach-out program (through two buses): Districts covered- 64 (second round ongoing), Upazillas covered- 432, Educational Institutions covered- 2035, Number of Network Teachers- 2449, Mobile bus visited by 13,24,471 students and 9,43,881 local villagers (till August 2021).

Oral history (Eye Witness Account of Liberation War Collected by the Students): Number of oral testimonies preserved in the archive-50,922, Wall magazines published- 32, List of Contributors published- 30 volumes (Latest- Vol XXX, March 2021), Oral testimonies published in 09 volumes (till August 2021).