Famous Museums of India

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In India, you can find museums that has preserved the glorious past of the culture and religions.Indian Museums present a part of India at their own. Indian History unfolds itself in the implicit walls of these museums.

Famous Museums of India

Being a country of rich historical past and architectural elegance, India has become a country being adorned with several historical monuments. Enjoying a royal past and being under colonial rule has ensured India to be full of such places that can display a connection with its history. In each important city of India, you can find a museum that has preserved the glorious past of the region in its collections. By visiting all of them, you can easily depict various aspects of the region. Go for flight booking online to reach any city of India having museums. Indian Museums present a part of India at their own. Witness how beautifully Indian History unfolds itself in the implicit walls of these museums. Here is the list of some famous museums of India that have closed lots of unspoken truth inside.

Maharajah Sawai Singh Museum

It is one of the most stylish and well-kept museums of India that has images of the past. Constructed in the year 1959, this museum is Jaipur that depicts the glory and magnificence of bygone era in a contemporary manner. The museum is the main attraction for the tourists of the city.

Hill Palace Museum

Kerala's first heritage museum, Hill Palace Museum was set up in the year 1865. Situated on a hillock, the museum is bounded by 50 acres of manicured lawns with fountains and ponds. The museum has 14 galleries displaying some amazing and exotic artifacts belonging to the former rulers of Kerala. Displaying items include paintings, weapons, and ancient carriages. Explore some striking statues, murals, majestic beds and royal ornaments that are kept safely in public display.

Prince of Wales Museum

Situated on M.G. Road, Prince of Wales Museum is constructed as per the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. The building of the museum is enriched with a vast and striking dome of white color. Its interior is comprised of three main sections including Art section, Archaeology section and Natural History section. It has a rare collection of things that illustrate the different aspects of Indian history. The museum is also home to several Indus Valley artifacts dating back to 2000 BC, along with remnants of Gupta and Maurya Periods.

Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum

Constructed as a school for the Maharaja's children, the museum in Vadodara displays a number of artworks belonging to the Royal family. The main artworks in this museum are the paintings of Indian and European artists. The collection includes portraits of the royal family along with the paintings based on Hindu mythology. There is an anthology of sculptures in marble and bronze. The museum also features an oriental gallery housing Japanese and Chinese sculptures and other works collected by the kings.

Orissa State Museum

Depict the history and cultural traditions of the state at the moment you enter into the museum in Bhubaneswar. The museum displays an amazing compilation of copper plates, coins, stone inscriptions and sculptures. Tourists will be amazed to see the rare manuscripts imprinted on the palm leaves. It has also demonstrates age-old bronze tools and traditional & folk musical instruments. For art lovers, splendid miniature paintings, patta paintings, brassware, stone sculptures and silver filigree work of Orissa are visual treats. Explore as much you wish.

The country has a lot more museums that one would love to visit. The collections in these museums has rare feel that connect them with true colors of India. Explore more museums to get information about the historical resources, cultural prosperity and artistic richness of India. Enjoy wonderful India tour visiting these museums.


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