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Famous Museums of India
Hawa Mahal museum of Jaipur city is one of the famous museums of India, with a honey combed frontage, established by Maharajah SawaiPratap Singh at the end of the eighteenth century, has with it a manuscripts gallery, Armory Gallery, Coin Gallery, besides an astronomical wonder of a sun-dial.
Maharajah Sawai Museum,also situated at Jaipur,which was earlier known as Jaipur museum, exhibits the various possessions of Royals,in different sections called BagghiKhana,Armory Gallery, Art Gallery etc, can also be categorized as one of the famous museums of India.
Calcutta Indian Museum, situated of Kolkata town, taking the visitor to old age documentaries, denosaurs standing of silence, wonderful paintings having conversations with them, having six sections carrying collections of Archeology,Anthropology,Geology,Zoology,Industry and Art, is another famous museum of India.
Jaigarh Fort Museum is a Rajasthani wonder, exciting people of the midst of a fort on the hilltop, with its architectural wonders of Rajputna and Mughal kingdoms, with its unique feature of a well planned foundry, is another spot among famous museums of India.
Karnataka Museum is located at Bengaluru, the State Capital of Karnataka, one of the oldest museums of the country, housing Sandalwood crafts, antiques from Mohenjodaro and terracotta specialties from Mathura, this museum has collections not only depicting Karnataka culture, but also from all the other parts of the country.
National Archives Museum, situated at New Delhi, is unique of the sense it is the depository of old records of Government of India, for the perusal of Administrators and Research scholars.
Salarj Jung Museum, the famous art museum, having collection of nearly one million articles which include sculptures, carvings, paintings, manuscripts, textiles, ceramics, carpets, metallic artifacts, clocks, besides furniture items from other countries like Japan, Burma, Persia, Egypt, Europe etc, most of them contributed by Salar Jung family, is considered one of the famous museums of India and also it is one of the three National Museums of India.
Virasat-e-Khalsa, which was formerly known as Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex, is one of the famous museums of India, throwing light on the message of peace and brotherhood as envisioned by great Gurus of Sikhism, established of a large complex at Anandpur Sahib of the Rupendernagar district of Punjab State.
Government Museum at Chennai is another classic spot among famous museums of India, with sections exhibiting items of Archeology, Art, Anthropology, Numismatics, botany, Chemical Conservation, Geology, Children’s artifacts, Zoology, established as early as 1846 AD by the Madras Literary Society.
Indian Air Force Museum, Palam, Delhi | Eternal Gandhi Multimedia Museum, New Delhi | National Gandhi Museum, New Delhi | National Handicrafts And Handlooms Museum, New Delhi | National Museum Of Natural History, New Delhi | National Museum, New Delhi | National Rail Museum, New Delhi | National Science Centre, New Delhi | Gandhi Smriti, New Delhi | National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi | Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, New Delhi | Parliament Museum, New Delhi
Baroda Museum & Picture Gallery, Vadodara | Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Ahmedabad | Gujarat Science City, Ahmedabad | Calico Museum Of Textiles Ahmedabad | Kaba Gandhi No Delo Rajkot | Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum Ahmedabad | Kirti Mandir, Porbandar | Watson Museum, Rajkot | Kutch Museum, Bhuj | Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum, Vadodara | Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad | Sanskar Kendra, Ahmedabad | Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial, Ahmedabad | Swaminarayan Museum, Ahmedabad
Jaya Chamaraja Art Gallery, Mysore | Railway Museum, Mysore | Regional Museum of Natural History, Mysore | Folk Lore Museum, Mysore | Visvesvaraya Industrial And Technological Museum, Bangalore | Indra Gandhi Fountain Park Military Museum, Bangalore | Government Museum & Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore | HAL Aerospace Museum, Bangalore | Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore
Arakkal Museum, Ayikkara | Archaeological Museum, Thrissur | Hill Palace, Thrippunithura | Napier Museum, Thiruvananthapuram | Teak Museum Nilambur, Malappuram | Indo-Portuguese Museum, Kochi | Krishnapuram Palace, Kayamkulam | Mural Art Museum, Thrissur
Antarang – Sex Health Information Art Gallery, Mumbai | The Arts Trust – Institute of Contemporary Indian Art, Mumbai | Ballard Bunder Gatehouse, Mumbai | Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai | Joshis Museum Of Miniature Railway, Pune | Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai | Cowasji Jehangir Hall, Mumbai | Darshan Museum, Pune | Indian Institute for Research of Numismatic Studies, Nashik
Gandhi Memorial Museum, Madurai | Gass Forest Museum, Coimbatore | Vivekanandar Illam, Chennai | Government Museum, Chennai | Government Museum, Thirukokarnam | Mahakavi Bharathi Memorial Library, Erode | Regional Railway Museum, Chennai