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State Bank Museum

II Chundrigar Road, Karachi 74000, Pakistan
+92 21 99221011
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Presentation of items well thought out

Numismatic museums are not my forte but is one is particularly interesting in its layout and... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
notacanada
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Toronto, Canada
State Bank Museum,Karachi.

We were lucky to have look from outside on this prestigious institute now museum of the... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Danwer N
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Karachi, Pakistan
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II Chundrigar Road, Karachi 74000, Pakistan
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+92 21 99221011
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Numismatic museums are not my forte but is one is particularly interesting in its layout and treasure throve of items on display. Care has been taken in having special displays items for blind persons and tours geared for Children. On the upper floor central hall...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We were lucky to have look from outside on this prestigious institute now museum of the country.Constructed with red stone like other British era buildings in this city.This museum once office of State Bank of Pakistan is on I.I Chundrigar road (Previously Mcleod Road the...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful building on the inside and outside. Built in 1920’s in pink stone, the building is impressive in size and grandeur. A few tips on how to enter: best to come in a taxi or with driver as there is no place to...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

If you want you to know the history of Currency and the history of indo-pak. So must visit state Bank Museum for about the currency system

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

The place that is definitely worth visiting. It has a very big collection of coins and notes, the guides are perfect telling the history of all the exhibits presented here. Very nice art exibition on the second floor of the well-known and modern pakistani painters....More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Plenty to see in a spacious and very cool setting,I really enjoyed a lengthy visit. The printing presses and lottery machinery were fascinating

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Before entering the museum I though I would find lot of old coins, currency notes etc in this museum. Well, these things were there but the most pleasant surprise was the art gallery that contained a very impressive collection of Sadiqain paintings, specially the huge...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

The best museum in Karachi, great place, very well taken care of ! Great skilled guides showing you around, giving you their time. Just know that you need to register with ID before going in to the Museum. So call in advance, or be prepared...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is a very interesting little museum and if you are lucky you may be able to ask the curator for a tour. If this is not possible, the displays are well marked and explained. This museum is not well known but well worth visiting.

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

The Building in view is a The State Bank of Pakistan" nearest at Marry Weather Tower and at I.I. Chundrigar Road, Karachi. It is a title of starting Banking in Pakistan and now this Bank has monitoring the all correspondance in Banking within Pakistan and...More

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