Aiming to retain the culture and folk art of present-day rural Bangladesh, on March 12, 1975 Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin established the Sonargaon Museum or “Bangladesh Folk Art and Craft Foundation” in the old house of Sonargaon, Panam Nagar. Panam City is spread over an area of about 16 hectares. Nearby are the traditional houses of Gopinath Saha Sardar, Zainul Abedin Sculpture, Bangabandhu Speech Bust, Zainul Abedin Museum, Crafts Village and vast gardens surrounded by greenery.
This Sonargaon Museum has more than 4500 ancient exhibits. There are also various products of various artistic crafts made by the traditional village artists of Bengal. Each item reveals the incomparable rural history of ancient Bengal. Apart from this, in the various galleries of the museum, you will see a variety of ancient artifacts including ancient ornaments. Which is fascinating. All information collected by goroli.com
Sonargaon Museum/Bangladesh Folk and Crafts Foundation is closed on Thursdays. Besides, this museum will be open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. However, it is usually closed for special reasons or public holidays.
|Winter (December 31 to February 14)||9:00 AM to 5:00 PM|
|Summer (February 15 to December 30)||10:00 AM to 5:00 PM|
|Open despite public holidays||1. Martyrs Day and International Mother Language Day|
2. Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birthday and National Children’s Day
3. Great Independence and National Day
4. Baishakh and Bengali New Year festival
5. Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s Martyrdom Anniversary and National Mourning Day
6. Great Victory Day
Sonargaon museum entry ticket price 50 taka, foreign visitors 100 taka per person.
However, the entry fee for all school-college students is Tk 30 per person. Besides, there is a large Sardarbari entrance fee of 100 taka, for visitors from foreign countries, the entry fee has been set at the rate of 200 taka.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Price||Visit/stay time||Closed weekly|
|Main Gate Entry Fee (Bangladeshi)||50||During office hours||Thursday|
|Main Gate Entry Fee (Foreigners)||100||During office hours||Thursday|
|Bara Sardarbari Entry Fee (Bangladeshi)||100||30 minutes visit inside the big Sardarbari||Thursday|
|Bara Sardarbari Entry Fee (Foreigners)||200||30 minutes visit inside the big Sardarbari||Thursday|
|Shooting Spot Fee (Foundation)||5750||During office hours||Thursday|
|Shooting Spot Fee (Sardarbari )||3450 Per Hour||During office hours||Thursday|
|Fishing with a fishing rod||1725||9.00 am to 5.00 pm||Thursday|
You can go to Sonargaon Museum from Gulistan by microbus or bus from Dhaka to Mograpara intersection. It is located in Sonargaon Police Station under Narayanganj District. There are various counter service buses from Gulistan to Sonargaon Museum. In this case I would suggest you can choose Swadesh or Dual bus service.
|Contact Number & Mail|
|Mobile : 01790043703, 09604 000 777,|
Web : sonargaonmuseum.gov.bd
Today I will discuss the brief details of how to buy your Sonargaon museum online tickets . Those who are interested in booking tickets online should follow the following rules:
How To Buy Ticket
The total distance of Sonargaon Museum is 27 km which Sonargaon Folk and Crafts Foundation Museum. Anyone can directly go to Sonargaon Museum by private car. And if you want to go by bus from Gulistan in the capital, you have to come and get off at Mograpara intersection near Sonargaon police station, which is located next to the Dhaka-Chittagong highway.
Generally AC bus fare from Gulistan is kept at 60/70 taka and other transports like Doel, Swadesh Paribahan buses are kept at taka 40/50. These buses will drop you directly from Gulistan to Morgapara intersection. Then you take an autorickshaw or Laguna from Morgapara to Sonargao Museum for Tk 10 per person.
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