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The Indian Museum, Kolkata

one of the earliest museums

established in the world the largest museum in India founded by Dr Nathaniel Wallich, a Danish botanist on 2nd February 1814 multi-disciplinary institution of national standing established at the Asiatic Society

The Indian Museum, Kolkata


It has over 60 galleries under six main sectors of Art,

Anthropology, Archaeology, Geology, Industry and Zoology exhibits rare collections of Egyptian Mummy, Buddhist stupa from Bharhut, Buddha's Ashes, Fossil Skeletons of Prehistoric animals, Art Collection, Rare Antiques, Collection of Meteorites and Mughal paintings

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum


founded by some citizens of Mumbai to

commemorate the visit of the Prince of Wales in the early 20th century located in the heart of South Mumbai has three main sections - Art, Archaeology and Natural History home to some priceless Tibetan and Nepali Art

Jorasanko Thakur Bari Museum


takes its name from the original Jora Shankar,

from the twin Shankar (Shiva) temples built by Prince Dwarkanath Tagore, the grandfather of the renowned nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, in the early eighteenth century

Events of the Museum

Rabindra Bharti Museum celebrates the first day of the month of Baishakh (25th Baishakh), birth anniversaries of world famous poets such as Maharshi Devendranath Tagore,

Jyotirindranath, Abanindranath and Dinendranath

Light and Sound Show at the Museum

depicts the story of coming of the Tagores

to this house, their glorious role in Bengal Renaissance and finally the most eventful life of the Bard

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial Museum

Raised in the memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Also known as Moti Shah Mahal, the archive houses various portraits of Sardar Patel, his family members and friends and colleagues in the Indian

freedom struggle, in the Central Hall

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial Museum


The life and works of Mahatma Gandhi which

include, his portraits, pictures, quotes, statues and books are the other main features of the archive consists of the national flag that was designed by the Indian National Congress in 930 -1931.

Nehru Museum of Science and Technology:


established in the year 1990 at the Hijli Detention camp

building now named as Hijli Saheed Bhavan building reflects the Byzantine style of architecture was originally used by the British to imprison freedom fighters The park outside the museum showcases 14 open-air demonstrations and outdoor exhibits that also include a hunter plane and a steam engine

The Karnataka State Museum

housed in a beautiful structure with Cornithian columns Established in 1856 displays an interesting collection of sculptures, paintings, coins and artifacts, Old Stone Age

implements and tools showcases the best and the unique heritage of Karnatka

The Karnataka State Museum

displays the sandalwood crafts, Rajasthani

embroidery, and antique terecotta from Mathura

Dolls Museum
built in 1974 with the exclusive purpose

of providing an insight into the different cultures has a collection of a large number of lovely dolls representing different cultures of across the world One can also see the national dresses of USA, Britain, Mexico, Spain, Sweden, Germany, Ghana, Uganda, Lebanon and Afghanistan Amongst the most striking ones are the bridal dresses of Mysore, Kerala, Gujarat, Bengal and Punjab, Japan, Malaysia, Burma, China, and New Zealand and the dresses of classical dance forms like Bharatanatyam, Kathakali, Odissi and Kuchipudi

The State Museum of Tripura


a storehouse of rareities, manuscripts

and artifacts which are a characteristic of the northeastern historical glories opened on June 22, 1970 Has rare stone images, old coins and archaeological articles Its Library is well stocked with books on art, architecture, archaeology, anthropology, history and other books on Tripura

Important Collections in the Museum

Bronze images - of miniature Mukhalinga Avalokitesvara, Tara and Vishnu etc.

Coins- of Maharaja Ratna Manikya (1464 A.D.), the 145th King of the state

Stock Palace Museum


Situated amidst the most exotic beauty of Ladakh
tankaras, Crowns, Jewels and Royal dresses. Its just

like the mesmerizing royal palaces showcases the amazing Tankaras, The Crown, Coins, Jewels and Jewellery, Royal Dresses

The Napier Museum

named after the Governor General of Madras, John

Napier was built in the 19th century architecture of the museum building is a unique blend of traditional Kerala, Chinese, Mughal and Italian styles equipped with natural air conditioning and provides a glance of the rich historical heritage of Kerala

CLP Electrodrome Museum, Ahmedabad


inaugurated on April 24,

2010 in Gujarat by Narendra Modi divided into 14 sections storehouse of knowledge about electricity and its evolution

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