Ethnological Museum

Type: Museum
Contributed By: Nayeem


Ethnological Museum is a unique treasure house, consisting of variety of tribal culture and heritage of Bangladesh. The Ethnological Museum of Chittagong was established in the first half of nineteen sixties. Inside the museum, there are 4 galleries and a small hall. This is considered as the only ethnology museum in Bangladesh which displays the lifestyles and heritage of 37 ethnic groups and four foreign countries.

The Bangladeshi ethnic groups includes Chakma, Marma, Tripura, Chak, Tanchangya, Murong, Khumi, Garo, Bawm, Pankho, Lusai, Khyang, Monipuri, Khashia, Oraon, Hajong, Mandai, Dalue, Hodi, Bona, Polia, Koch, Rajbangshi, Santal, Munda, Ho and many more. This museum not only preserving the past, but also growing and developing in line with the growth and development of the country, and therefore documenting the present for future generations to look back on its reflection.

How to go

It will take about half an hour to reach the Agrabad area from Chittagong city by auto rickshaw.

How To Reach: Chittagong District

Dhaka and Chittagong are linked by road. You can take a bus from Dhaka to reach the district of Chittagong. Some of the bus services are listed below for our assistance.

1. Saudia Paribahan
Arambag, Phone: +88-02-7102465
Gabtoli, Phone: +88-02-8018445
Kalabagan, Phone: +88-02-9124792

2. S Alam
Contact: +880 31 636997, 611426

3. Hanif Enterprise
Panthpath: 0173-402670

Dhaka and Chittagong are linked by air. Some of the airlines with flights available from Dhaka to Chittagong are listed below for your assistance.

1. United Airways

Contact: 09606445566, +880 2 8932338,+880 2 8931712

2. Bangladesh Biman

Contact:+88-02-8901600, +88-02-8901730-44

3. Novo Air

Contact: 13603

4. Regent Airways

Contact: 028953003 or 16238

Where to Stay

There are many hotels available in Chittagong. Some of them have been mentioned below for your help.

1. Hotel Golden Inn
Address: 336 Station Rd Chittagong
Contact: 611 004

2. Asian SR Hotel
Address: 291 Station Rd Chittagong
Contact: 031-2850346-8, 01711-889555

3. Hotel Park
Address: 627, DT road, Kadamtoli Chittagong
Contact: 01819-388011

4. Hotel Landmark
Address: 3072, Sheikh Mujhibar Road, Agrabad, Chittagong
Contact: 031-813598/727299

5. Hotel Dream International Ltd
Station Road, Chittagong, Bangladesh

6. Hotel Azad
Enayet Bazar, Chittagong, Bangladesh

7. Hotel Mishka
Station Road, Chittagong 4000, Bangladesh

8. Motel Shaikat
Station Road, Chittagong, Bangladesh

Eating Facilities

Referred to where to eat in Chittagonj, click here

Travel Tips

• Opening Hour- 9am-5pm Tue-Sat & 1.30-5pm (Month Oct-Mar), 10am-6pm Tue-Sat & 1.30-6pm (Month Apr-Sep)


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