The Taka Museum is located on the second floor of the Bangladesh Bank Training Academy in Mirpur, Dhaka District, Bangladesh. Money Museum was established in 2013. The Currency Museum was originally opened in 2009 in the main building of Bangladesh Bank. The Taka Museum is actually his extended and modern look. Money has been kept in the museum for the preservation and display of coins and paper notes of different periods from ancient Bengal to modern times. At the same time, there are ancient wooden boxes and iron chests for storing coins. The money tree has been made on the left side wall of the entrance of the museum. The structure of the building is shaped like a tree with a steel structure, which is decorated with copies of coins at different times. A little further on you can see the lovely terracotta on the wall. This terracotta depicts a series of transactions from ancient times to modern times.
The second floor is arranged in two galleries. The illustrated presentation of the evolutionary history of the use of money in the Indian subcontinent is like the first gallery showcases. The first showcase contains stamped silver coins used from the 4th century BC to the 2nd century BC. Thus Krishan coins used from the 1st century to 2nd century BC, Harikela silver coins used from the 7th to 9th century, coins of the Delhi Sultanate period, coins used during the reign of independent Sultans of Bengal, British period, Pakistani period, and Bangladeshi coins kept in glass houses.
The exhibition of Gallery No. 2 of the Museum of Money has been arranged in coins of different countries. Paper notes and coins from different countries of the world including China, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Haiti, Bahrain, New Zealand can be seen here. Bizarre designs and their presentation. After seeing the money of such countries, you can become a millionaire by printing your picture on your country’s lakh taka note for only 50 takas. The money museum has a souvenir shop. Commemorative coins and notes, Monograph of Money Museum with the publication of Museum, Commemoration of Bangladesh Bank on Silver Jubilee, Commemoration of World Cup Cricket in Bangladesh, Commemoration of 90th Anniversary of Rebel Poetry of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, Commemoration of 40th Anniversary of Victory Day Here. The value of a souvenir is pasted on a piece of paper outside the store.
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Ticket prices and schedules
The money museum is open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., except on Thursdays and public holidays. Only on Fridays is it open from 4 pm to 6 pm. It does not require a ticket to visit or enter, absolutely free. Weekly closed Thursdays.
How To Go At Taka Museum
You have to go directly from any place in Dhaka to Mirpur-1 or Mirpur-10 Roundabout. From there you can walk to the Museum on foot, by rickshaw, or by other local buses. However, people know this place more like Bangladesh Byasnagaka Training Center. Rickshaw fare from Mirpur-1 or Mirpur-10 roundabout is 15-20 TK.
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