The Only Introduction is of Museum
Pakistan Maritime Museum established in 1954 set amid a beauteous park is a naval museum located at Karsaz Road, Karachi. This museum is a very educative place that does not cease to amaze its visitors as they go through the different galleries inside it and an auditorium along with exterior marine displays. This museum is not only a display of maritime heritage but also has an up to date modern presentation with an aim of educating students and tourists.
Treat Yourself by the Specialty of ‘Pakistan Maritime Museum’
The interior of the museum comprises of six galleries of different subjects. There is a Marine Life Gallery located on the second floor that has a display of exotic marine life to feast your eyes on and also a special computer that provides you access to information on marine life. Another Maritime History gallery drives your attention to itself by a metallic armour placed there belonging to the great conqueror Muhammad Bin Qasim’s forces that was found by Pakistan Navy at Ormara Coast. It also has murals of early sea trade and maps. A Naval Gallery depicts the achievements of Pakistan Navy in war times.
A Ports and Harbor gallery has a model of Karachi harbor.An Orientation Lobby provides access to Pakistan Navy’s operations information by the use of touch screen modern computers and a submarine mock up gives you a chance to see and experience nautical equipments. In addition to this a large skeleton of whale, various paintings and aquariums further spice up its beauty. The museum also has an artificial man made lake mimicking a sea where a warship and a submarine float on the surface of water. Here you will also find a timbered riverine boat that was built on the premises and a light house that is a model of a real light house at the harbour of Karachi.
- Karsaz mosque is towards the South East of this museum.
- PN Central library is at a walking distance from the discussed place.
- Karachi American School is located across Karsaz road opposite to it.
- Bahria (Navy) helipad is also in its environs.
TripAdvisor and Physical Tourists
Karachi Traveler Article states about Pakistan Maritime Museum as just, “Collections at this museum feature items and artefacts from Pakistan’s maritime and naval history. Located on Habib Ibrahim Rehmatullah Road, the museum is open daily, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Price of admission is 15 rupees.”
Let My Virtual Experience Go
Getting to know that I will have an interesting opportunity of sharing my experience of a Pakistan Maritime Museum with readers was exciting. I started traveling by first looking at the pictures of the galleries inside and after that visited its outdoor attractions put on display.
I found the most interesting part in the lake that anchors submarine and a minesweeper in it. Also I got to know that a dolphin show took place here and really wished if I could be there. The landscaping done in the park in which the museum of nautical wonders lays is also a scenic setting.
I would definitely recommend readers to experience the thrill, have a sight of the masterpieces themselves and see what Pakistan Navy has got to tell them about itself. Get the most attention-grabbing views of the nautical world here and sail in waters of joy.
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