International Museum Day: Top 10 museums to visit in India

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Published By : Prameya News Bureau | May 18, 2024 IST

As the world celebrates International Museum Day, India stands proud with its rich cultural heritage showcased in numerous museums across the country

As the world celebrates International Museum Day, India stands proud with its rich cultural heritage showcased in numerous museums across the country. Here's a curated list of the top 10 museums that offer a glimpse into India's diverse history, art, and culture:

 

The Indian Museum, Kolkata: Established in 1814, it is the oldest and largest museum in India, housing an extensive collection of artifacts spanning from ancient times to the colonial era.

 

National Museum, New Delhi: Home to over 200,000 works of art, including sculptures, paintings, and decorative arts, this museum offers a comprehensive overview of India's artistic traditions.

 

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), Mumbai: Formerly known as the Prince of Wales Museum, it boasts a splendid collection of artifacts, ranging from miniature paintings to sculptures and decorative arts.

 

Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad: One of the largest museums in the world, it showcases the private collection of the Salar Jung family, featuring rare artifacts from various civilizations.

 

The City Palace Museum, Udaipur: Located within the majestic City Palace complex, this museum exhibits royal artifacts, including weapons, paintings, and crystal items, providing insights into Rajputana culture.

 

Virasat-e-Khalsa, Anandpur Sahib: This Sikh history museum narrates the story of Sikhism through multimedia exhibits, artifacts, and galleries, offering a profound spiritual experience.

 

Victoria Memorial Hall, Kolkata: A symbol of Kolkata's colonial past, this iconic museum houses an impressive collection of paintings, sculptures, and memorabilia from the British era.

 

Jaisalmer War Museum, Jaisalmer: Dedicated to the bravery of Indian soldiers, this museum showcases military vehicles, weapons, and artifacts, providing a glimpse into India's military history.

 

Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh: Known for its collection of Gandhara sculptures, Pahari miniature paintings, and contemporary art, this museum offers a blend of historical and modern exhibits.

 

Shankar's International Dolls Museum, New Delhi: A unique museum featuring a vast collection of dolls from around the world, providing cultural insights and delighting visitors of all ages.

 

On International Museum Day, these museums stand as testament to India's rich cultural legacy and serve as educational hubs for art enthusiasts, history buffs, and curious minds alike.

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As the world celebrates International Museum Day, India stands proud with its rich cultural heritage showcased in numerous museums across the country
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As the world celebrates International Museum Day, India stands proud with its rich cultural heritage showcased in numerous museums across the country
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As the world celebrates International Museum Day, India stands proud with its rich cultural heritage showcased in numerous museums across the country
As the world celebrates International Museum Day, India stands proud with its rich cultural heritage showcased in numerous museums across the country

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