Dhaka‘s Ahsan Manzil Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, transports you to the world of Nawabs. This magnificent palace, once the seat of power for the Nawabs, now stands as a testament to the city’s illustrious past.
Ahsan Manzil Museum is a captivating blend of Indo-Saracenic architecture and the grandeur of the Nawab era. Explore the palace’s 23 galleries, each meticulously curated to showcase the lives of the Nawabs and their contributions to Dhaka’s development.
Dive into the opulent lifestyle of the Nawabs as you admire the original furniture, artifacts, and personal belongings that once belonged to the family. Imagine yourself dining in the grand dining room, enjoying a game of billiards in the billiards room, or relaxing in the drawing room.
Learn about the Nawabs’ role in shaping Dhaka’s social, cultural, and political landscape. Explore their contributions to establishing the first waterworks, electricity supply, and the Muslim League.
Admire the intricate details of the palace’s architecture, from the towering dome to the intricate carvings on the walls. Witness the blend of Mughal, European, and Bengali styles that define the Indo-Saracenic style.
Ahsan Manzil Museum is open from Saturday to Wednesday from 10:30 AM to 5:30 PM and Friday from 3:00 PM to 7:30 PM. Thursday is an Off Day. Admission fees are as follows:
|Child (Under 12 years):
|Visitors from SAARC countries:
|Visitors from other foreign countries:
|Allow ample time to explore the museum’s 23 galleries.
|Dress appropriately for the palace setting.
|Capture memorable moments with your camera or smartphone.
|Purchase souvenirs to commemorate your visit.
We hope you enjoy your visit to the Ahsan Manzil Museum!