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Patna Museum Patna
This museum is located of the state of Bihar. There are different variety of exhibits of this museum along with stone sculptures, bronzes, paintings, miniatures, terracottas, proto-historic objects, coins, thanka paintings, and various other art objects. There is preservation of Lord Buddha ashes along with its holy-relic casket and other materials linked with that at the time of his stupa excavation of the 6th century B.C. of year 1928, this Patna museum was manufactured of the style of Indo-Sarcenic of Vaishali having area of about 700 x 500 sq. ft. These collections were categorized into various other sections. Total number of sections of this museum were 11 of number. The exterior of this building is quite impressive and has a huge collection of stone sculptures of Gupta and Mauryan. Here one can shown the tiny casket of the ashes of Buddha that were brought from the Vaishali on the upstairs of a hall that is locked with the permits of Rs. 500.
This museum was built of the Rajput and Mughal architectural style and has collection of historical artefacts basically called as the Jadu Ghar. The manufacturing of this building was started of year 2009 when museum was renovated to make preserving of about 20, 000 objects collection of Patna.
This museum has display of variety of collections such like paintings, art objects, coins, thankas, instruments, terracotta images of Buddhist and Hindu artists, bronze images, and sculptures etc. This museum also contained collection linked with the Dr. RAjendra Prasad, first President of India and also daily life of the British period of this museum. There were also collections of cannon used of First World War.
In this museum also there is a fossil of a casket displayed of a tree that was about 200 million years older that was taken by A.S. Altekar famous archaeologist of year 1958 who also brought the ashes of Lord Buddha at Stupa relic of Vaishali. This museum also contained the statue of Didarganj Yakshi from the riverbank of Ganges of year 1917.
How to Reach
The main railway junction is at Patna linked with all the major cities. To visit Patna, all the trains available from the major cities like Bangalore (Sanghmitra Exp), Mumbai (Rjpb Cstm SupE), Chennai (Pnbe Ers Express), Kokata (Poorva Express), and Delhi (Rajdhani Express) and various other towns and cities.
There is an international airport of Patna that is very well connected to almost all the cities of India. The kingfisher, Indigo and the Jet Airways provides the services to and fro from Patna.
Various buses are available from the towns that are nearby Patna that charges about Rs 2-5 per kilometer for Patna.
Timings and Ticket Prices
|Visiting Hour||The timings are from 10.30 am4.30 pm.|
|Weekly Holiday||The holiday is of Monday|
|Indian Citizen||Entry fee is Rs.15 for Indians|
|Foreigner||Entry fee for Foreigners is Rs.250|
|Mobile Camera||Charges for taking snaps from mobile is Rs.20|
|Still Camera||Charges for taking snaps from still camera is Rs.100|
|Video Camera||For video camera Rs.500|
|Commercial Recording||Fees for making commercial recording is Rs.5000|
|Buddha relics gallery|
|Indian Citizen||Recording by the Indian is Rs.100|
|Foreigner||Recording by the foreigner is Rs.500|
|Student Group||For the groups of students Rs.2|
|Lock Room, each bag||The charge for lock room for each bag is Rs.2|
|Auditorium Fee||The fees for auditorium is Rs. 10000|
|1 Person||Voluntary guide fees per person is Rs.25|
|2-5 Person||Voluntary guide fees for 2-5 persons is Rs.50|
|6-10 Person||Voluntary guide fees for 6-10 persons is Rs.100|