Liberation War Museum

Sher-e Bangla Nagar, Agargaon, Dhaka

This museum was inaugurated on March 22, 1996 and commemorates the Bangladesh Liberation War that led to the independence of Bangladesh. 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.

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The galleries display the weapons used by the Mukti Bahini, personal effects of many Mukti Bahini fighters and civilian victims of the atrocities committed by Pakistani forces, many donated by their families after the conflict. Also displayed are remains of human skulls and bones retrieved from mass graves of civilians killed by Pakistani forces.

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