Museums in Yangon

The former capital Yangon (Myanmar) is one of the most attractive destinations in Asia. Visitors will be completely conquered by the lakes, shady parks, and lush tropical plants. This is the reason why Yangon is also known as the “Garden of the East”. Even though it is no longer the nation’s official capital, Yangon – formerly Rangoon – remains Myanmar’s largest and most commercially important city. Its downtown skyline is dominated by the ‘winking wonder’ of Shwedagon Paya, a dazzling Buddhist temple that attracts pilgrims from all over the world, and especially a wide array of museums that showcase the culture and the history of this untouched country. In this article, we provide you with a list of museums to visit in Yangon tours.

Top 5 Most Famous Museums in Yangon

Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue

Address: No. 85, 26th St., Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Phone Number: 951 75062

The Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue
The Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue

Bogyoke Aung San Museum

Address: No 15, Bogyoke Museum Lane | Bahan Township, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

Bogyoke Aung San Museum
You are not permitted to take any photos inside, but walking through the two story home, you get a sense of this young family, and their simple life here.

National Museum

Address: Pyay Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

National Museum, Yangon
National Museum is a place that you should not miss when visiting Yangon

Myanmar Gems Museum

Address: 66 Kaba Aya Pagoda Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Phone Number: 959252526830

Myanmar Gems Museum
Images of sandstone and cast bronze, original clay votive tablets and many evidence of Bagan Period culture, and also the items of Pinya, Innwa, Taungoo and Nyaung Yan Period can be viewed in the Myanmar Historic Period Showroom.

Drug Elimination Museum

Address: Cnr Hanthawady Rd and Kyun Taw Rd, Kamaryut Township, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Phone Number: (1) 505 260
Drug Elimination Museum
Drug Elimination Museum

Recommended Popular Museums to visit in Yangon

U Thant House

Address: 31 U Thant House Lane | (Pan Wah Lane),Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar Phone Number: +95 9 321 00785

U Thant House
The house, which belongs to the government, is a colonial era building within the Windermere compound in Yangon

Nawaday Alley Gallery

Address: Nawaday Road, Dagon Township, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Phone Number: 0943097918

Nawaday Alley Gallery
Nawaday Gallery featuring works by Nang

Gallery 65

Address: No.65 Yaw Min Gyi Street | Dagon Tsp.,Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Phone Number: 951246317

Gallery 65 Gallery 65





Studio Square Address: No.36, 1st Floor, Pearl Condominium | Corner of Saya San rd & Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Studio SquareStudio Square, Yangon







Taw Win Art Gallery 

Address: Bogyoke Aung San Market, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Phone Number: 01 256411

Myanmar Motion Pictures Museum

Address: 16 Wingaba Road | Myanmar Motion Pictures Association, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Phone Number: 1-544271


Address: Bogyoke Aung San Street | Baho Building, Bogyoke Aung San Market, Yangon (Rangoon) 11181, Myanmar Phone Number: 959973780501