Pakistan Maritime Museum

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Pakistan Navy Museum
Naval Jack of Pakistan.svg
Active 1954 - Present
Country  Pakistan
Branch Naval Jack of Pakistan.svg Pakistan Navy
Type Naval museum
Nickname(s) Pakistan Maritime Museum
Patron Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military), Chief of Naval Staff
Pakistan Navy's Minesweeper PNS Mujahid (M164)
A view of Pakistan Maritime Museum
Museum Hall

Pakistan Maritime Museum (Urdu: پاک بحریہ متحف ‎) is a naval museum and park situated near PNS Karsaz on Habib Ebrahim Rehmatoola Road (Karsaz Road) in Karachi, Pakistan.[1][2][3]

The main museum building is located inside the park of 28 acres. It comprises six galleries and an auditorium. The museum is based on modern concepts of presentation and interactive education. Different artifacts of maritime and naval heritage have been incorporated through attractive dioramas, relief sculpture, murals and miniature paintings, touch screen computers, taxidermy and ancient weapons. A computer based maritime information retrieval system has also been incorporated to facilitate the visitors and students for easy access.[4]

Besides all of the above, the museum also displays Daphne Class Submarine PNS Hangor (S131), the minesweeper, PNS Mujahid (M164), Breguet Atlantic aircraft and a wooden barge that was given to the Naval Chief by Her Majesty during the 1960s.

Timings

The museum is open throughout the year for seven days a week from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. Entry ticket for adults is Rupees 30 and children Rupeess 20.

See also

See also

References

  1. ^ Maritime museum in Karachi: some thoughts, Dawn (newspaper), Published 27 November 2013, Retrieved 14 September 2017
  2. ^ Exclusive rights: Karsaz's new bridge gives billboard rights to private builder, The Express Tribune (newspaper), Published 23 March 2015, Retrieved 14 September 2017
  3. ^ Business as usual: Maritime Museum to stay open despite series of attacks, The Express Tribune (newspaper), Published 30 May 2011, Retrieved 14 September 2017
  4. ^ Pakistan Maritime Museum — Karachi Defence Journal. Retrieved 14 September 2017

External links

  • Pakistan Maritime Museum
  • Museum in Karachi — CDGK
  • Pakistan Navy official website
  • Pakistan Marine Academy official website

Coordinates: 24°53′12″N 67°05′25″E / 24.8868°N 67.0904°E / 24.8868; 67.0904


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