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This museum was solely built by the contributions made by citizens. Built in the Pune cantonment this museum is the only of its kind in South Asia. The idea was conceptualized in 1996 in order to pay tribute to the soldiers who are always up for an unconditional service towards their country. And in 1998 the construction of this museum was completed and was opened for public viewing. A Mig 23 BN which served its country during the Kargil War is the main attraction of this museum. Also ...
Built in 1865, this was the palace of Maharaja of Kochi. Post 1980, it has been converted into a museum by the Archaeology Department and is considered as the largest archaeological in Kerala. There are 14 categories of exhibits displayed here and one among them is the crown of the erstwhile maharaja. The exhibits mainly include gold coins, ancient pottery and some rare findings of Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro of the Indus valley civilization. You will also come across a pre-historic park inside...
Set-up in 1855 by the Maharaja of Travancore, it is one of the oldest museums in India. This was later renovated and named after the then governor Lord Napier. The museum has magnificent collection of artifacts, statues of gods and many more rare exhibits. An 8th century metal image of Vishnu is the oldest of its kind in the state. A ‘Shiva and Sati’ exhibit, one of the rarest is also found here. Entry Fee
Rs 10 (adults), Rs 4 (children), Rs 10 (for Zoo and Gallery - Adults), Rs 5 (fo...
City palace museum
Opened in 1969, this museum provides an insight into the culture and history of the Maharanas of Mewar besides displaying the photographs of royal family. This 33 meters high, 333 meters long and 90 meters wide edifice also houses personal portraits of Shriji Arvind Singh Mewar. Artworks documenting royal history before Udaipur got its first camera in 1857, adorn the interior of the museum. To sum up, it has preserved the memories of Udaipur kings. If you are passionate about museums, then i...
Established by N.C. Banerjee and Professor Ghanshyam Dash in 1948 the museum is one of the popular tourist destination of the city. The museum displays a wide range of collections, reminiscing the history of Orissa. The museum known for its collection of palm-leaves manuscripts, exhibits a rare 12th century devotional poem palm-leaf manuscript, Gita Govinda. Other collections include copper plates, coins, stone inscriptions, palm-leaf manuscripts and age-old bronze tools along with some r...
This one man collection of a museum had a humble beginning in 1920 being a hobby of Dr. Dinkar Kelkar. Dr. Kelkar had an obsession of collection artifacts related to folk arts and craftsmanship. And so in 1920 he began collecting artifacts as he came across, one by one. Later in 1960 the number of collections escalated to 15,000 objects. Dr. Kelkar was as passionate about collecting as he was about showing them to his friends. Gradually his collection grew to such popularity that even peo...
This gallery was started by the Maharaja of Travancore in 1935. Located besides the Napier Museum, it has one of the best collections in India. Paintings of Raja Ravi Verma along with the works of Svetlova and Nicholas Roerich are worth viewing. Art related to the Mughals, the Rajputs and Rajastani culture are also here for display. Needless to say, it is a place tailor-made for art lovers. Timing
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Visit Duration
1 to 2 hours. Address
Sree Chitra Art G...
The museum listed as a Grade I Heritage Building was originally called as Prince of Wales Museum of Western India. This museum which is built in Western Indian and Indo-Saracenic style was awarded the prestigious '2010 UNESCO Asia – Pacific Heritage Award' for Cultural Heritage Conservation. The foundation to this museum was laid in 1905 and George Wittet was assigned to design this monument. Though the building was ready by 1915, it was initially used as a Children’s welfare center and a...
This museum has been built as homage to the legendary Hindustani classical singer and ‘Padma Bhushan’ late Gangubai Hanagal. Previously, it was the house of the singer. Visit Duration
2 to 3 hours. Address
Gangubai Hanagal Memorial Musical Museum, Hubli, Karnataka, India.
A barren land before 1994, it is now one of the main tourist attractions. This private museum that depicts the day-to-day life of native Goans is a brainchild of Maendra Jocelino Araujo Alvares. The museum consists of a replica of a typical Goan village with miniature houses, a famous Goan music school (Escola da Musica), fenny distillery and many more native Goan artifacts. A major attraction of this museum is a 14 meter sculpture of Sant Mirabai built in just 30 days. The sculpture and ...
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