Myanmar Sights

Bagan Archaeological Museum

  • Bagan-Nyaung-U Rd., near Ananda Temple
  • Old Bagan

Published 07/18/2016

Fodor's Review

Complement the stupa ogling with a visit to this museum, which is a short walk from Ananda Temple and Old Bagan's restaurant row. It's been woefully neglected and is a mess, but there are roughly 850 objects on display here, all pieces of Bagan's rich history. There are excellent wood carvings of Buddha, intricate bronze pieces, and even ancient coiffeurs used at the time by the chicest of women. It's interesting to see the frescoes here and then compare them to the real ones inside the temples.

Sight Information


Bagan-Nyaung-U Rd., near Ananda Temple, Bagan, Mandalay, Myanmar



Sight Details:

  • $5; kyat sometimes accepted
  • Daily, 9–4

Published 07/18/2016


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