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Bogyoke Aung San Museum Yangon

The Bogyoke Aung San Museum located in Bahan, Yangon, is a museum dedicated to General Aung San, the founder of modern Myanmar.

The Bogyoke Aung San Museum located in Bahan, Yangon, is a museum dedicated to General Aung San, the founder of modern Myanmar. The two-story museum was Aung San's last residence before his assassination in July 1947. It is a colonial-era villa, built in 1921. The museum was established in 1962. It houses exhibits on life story and memorabilia of the general.

Bogyoke Aung San Museum

Bogyoke Aung San Museum

 

Exhibits range from the everyday things he enjoyed, to an overcoat presented to him by India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. On display are many of his books, family paintings and photographs, awards, handwritten correspondence, and personal mementos. The upstairs meeting room is decorated with extracts from his most noteworthy speeches.

 

Inside Bogyoke Aung San Museum

Inside Bogyoke Aung San Museum

 

For many years, the museum was opened only for the Martyrs' Day of 19 July. But the museum formally reopened on 24 March 2012. It is open from Wednesday to Sunday (10:00 - 16:00), except on public holidays.

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