The founder of Independent Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Dhanmondi, who occupied the important time of life in the house of 32, has guided the nation in the struggle for independence, the house is carrying his memories of today. Currently it is the Bangabandhu Memorial Museum.
Location and address
The location of this museum on the west side of Lake Circus.
Bangabandhu Bhaban, House # 10, Road # 32 (Old), 11 (New).
Fax – 88-02-8313866
Apart from Wednesday, the museum is open from 10am to 6pm for the remaining 6 days of the week. It is usually more crowded on Friday and Saturday.
This museum has only one ticket counter. If you have a crowd, then you have to cut the ticket. Ticket price is 5 taka No tickets are required for children under 3 years old. And only on Friday, under the age of 12, can get access without a ticket.
Beginning October 1, 1961, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman started living in this house of Dhanmondi Road 32. The movement against the anti-Ayub movement of 1962, the 6-point movement of 1966, the general election of 1970, the non-cooperation movement at the beginning of 1971, in all these cases, the planning of the planning of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the exchange of party leaders-workers, listening to the grievances of the common people was the center of all these things. This house number. Desperate and foreign journalists have gathered in this house in the fierce days of 71.
“The struggle for liberation of this year, the struggle for independence, the struggle for independence” – Bangabandhu made the famous form of the speech of 7th March, at the conference table here. After independence Bangabandhu was the president of the independent country, still he continued to administer state affairs from this house. Many Pakistani soldiers arrested him from this house and arrested him. Last night was arrested on March 25, 1971. He is said to have been caught. Because he knew that if he did not receive him, these soldiers would put an end to the unarmed people.
He had to die on Swarupriya at this house on 15th August 1975.
In 1981, the house was handed over to Sheikh Hasina, daughter of Bangabandhu. Sheikh Hasina handed over the house to the Bangabandhu Memorial Trust for the conversion of the museum. The Bangabandhu Memorial Trust house was converted into a museum and named by the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Museum. The development work of the museum has to be completed in a few steps. In the first and the present stage, two rooms on the ground floor and three rooms on the second floor are allocated for the museum. More room will be phased out. The construction of a four-storey building behind the main building is about the museum. There is a library and auditorium in the new building. But it has not been launched yet.
The portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman came to the museum building on the ground floor. It is said that the first room of the museum has been highlighted through the picture. At that time there is a photograph of Bangabandhu’s conversations and greetings exchange with the heads of government and state heads of the world. This room was the drawing room. While sitting, Bangabandhu held meetings with various political figures of the country and abroad. The room next to this room was the reading room of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He sat here
Used to write. From here he sent the declaration of independence in 71 AD. While standing upstairs, it is still visible in the night. Apart from this, there is a portrait of shotgun who shot Bangabandhu.
The room that was found in the first floor was the living room of Bangabandhu. Next to the room was his bedroom, the room next to the room of Sheikh Rehana’s bedroom These rooms are now displayed in the memories of Bangabandhu and his family. This is not just a family memento. These are an important chapter in the history of a nation.
Among the various display materials here are Sheikh Russell’s game. For example – balls, hiccups, bat, helmets, pictures of Sultana Kamal and so on. Apart from the pipe used in Bangabandhu, there are many things including glasses and various accessories. There are more signs to bring for more exhibitions.
Some useful information
Currently the museum is under government control.
There is a fire extinguishing system.
Police and paramilitary forces are deployed for safety.
Insufficient access to food, mobile phones, cameras, bags etc. These towers have to be entered with a token by submitting them.
Conservation of various memorials in the museum has been given the highest importance.
No parking available.
There are two separate ways to enter the museum and to get out of the east and west.
Islami bank has an ATM booth on the east side of the museum.
During the entrance to the museum, the toilet is available on the right hand side. There are arrangements for both male and female here.
There are guides in the museum.
The three-storied building has an office room and a small sales center. In this sales center, books and magazines are sold for Bangabandhu.