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Some interesting exhibits - costumes, musical instruments,but dusty and not well displayed, with only basic English. Got the feeling that the whole museum had not been revamped since the Brits left. Entrance fee for foreigners now 5000kyats (5$) for foreigners. Good research library for locals.
One of the interested places to study history and culture of rakhine race is cultural museum ,situated in sittwe central city.It is worth seeing for a few hours while you are in sittwe. Will be paid 2$ for entrance fee .very easily for local visitors...More
We visited as we were curious about Rakhine culture. The place wad emptynon a Saturday afternoon, we were the only 2 guests.
The museum is terribly old fashioned. The usual dressed puppets and faded pictures. Limited information. All in all very dull.
The museum consists of a few rooms in a rather run-down building with a couple of dioramas, a few coins and other artifacts. The displays evoked a middle-school history report. The highlight of the museum (and it may be worth a brief visit just to...More
The entrance fee is, indeed, 2000 kyats. Some interesting exhibits spread over two floors. Worth about an hour. Vastly superior to the "museum" in an old monastery (itself in turn an old colonial house) further up Main Street, on the oppsoite side - no entrance...More