|English||Cultural Museum of Sittwe|
|Category||Research Institute Museum|
Oral Traditions and Expressions
Social Practices, Rituals and Festive Events
Knowledge and Practices Concerning Nature and the Universe
Education and Training
The Sittwe cultural museum is a regional cultural museum as well as a research center for ICH. Sittwe is the capital of Rakhine State, and the museum represents and display the culture of the Rakhine races. The cultural museum is also a regional museum under the Department of Archaeology and National Museum, Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture.
This museum features two floors of dusty Rakhine cultural goodies. On the first floor are models showing off some of the sixty-four traditional Mrauk U royal hairstyles, and drawings illustrating key moves from Rakhine wrestling. The second floor features diagrams and artifacts that detail the Rakhine origins (around 3000 BC) and the four key periods (Dhanyawadi, Vesali, Lemro, and Mrauk U), complete with useful renderings and models.
|Contact Information (Organization)|
|Address||No. 70, Main Road& Ywtwin RRoad, Sittway, Rakhine State|