Visiting the National Museum was a two-for-one experience for me. On one hand, I learned a bit more about the country of Bangladesh and its history. On the other hand, as a foreigner I almost became an exhibit myself as Bangladeshi families from other towns and villages would send their children over to see the "bideshi mae" or "foreign woman"!
Some of the exhibits at the museum included:
* Flora and fauna
* Archeological items such as tablets, pillars, doorways, etc.
* Furniture, fabrics, clothes and armor from the various ruling dynasties including the Moghuls
Perhaps most moving is the exhibit on the War for Independence, which included pictures, artillery, documents, and even a ...Read More