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Indian Museums

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Indian Museums is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance. Indian Museums is an important topic for General Awareness/General Knowledge section of different competitive exams.


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Many public Indian Museums make these items available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary. The English “museum” comes from the Latin word, and is pluralized as “museums” (or rarely, “musea“). It is originally from the Ancient GreekΜουσεῖον (Mouseion), which denotes a place or temple dedicated to the Muses (the patron divinities in Greek mythology of the arts), and hence a building set apart for study and the arts.

Indian Museums also conserve many cultural riches of the ancient. These collections show the age old preservances of our Indian Royal pride. Below table contains the state wise List of Indian Museums:

State Location Name of the Museum
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Port Blair Samudrika Naval Marine Museum
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada Bapu Museum (Formerly Victoria Jubliee Museum)
Guntur Island Museum in Nagarjuna Konda
Vishakapatnam Visakha Museum (Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation Museum)
Assam Guwahati Assam State Museum
Bihar Patna Patna Museum
Nalanda Nalanda Archaeological Museum
Bodh Gaya Archaeological society of India Museum
Chandigarh Chandigarh Government Museum and Art Gallery
Le Corbusier Center
International Dolls Museum
Delhi Delhi National Gandhi Museum and Library
Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum
Nehru Memorial Museum & Library
National Gallery of Modern Art
Indian Air Force Museum (Palam)
National Museum
National Rail Museum
Shankar’s International Dolls Museum
Sulabh International Museum of Toilets
Goa Vasco Da Gama Naval Aviation Museum
Panaji Goa State Museum (State Archaeology Museum)
Benaulim Goa Chitra Museum
Gujarat Ahmedabad Calico Museum of Textiles
Sabarmati Ashram (Gandhi Memorial Institution)
Sardar Vallabhai Patel National Memorial
Swaminarayan Museum
Kite Museum
Saragwala Archaeological Museum (Lothal)
Haryana Thanesar Darohar Museum
Himachal Pradesh Sirmaur Shivalik Fossil Park
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu Dogra Art Museum
Jharkhand Ranchi Ranchi Science Center
Karntaka Bengaluru Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum
HAL Heritage Center and Aerospace Museum
Mysore Regional Museum of Natural History
Kerala Thiruvananthapuram Napier Museum
Kerala Soil Museum
Kollam Sardar Vallabhai Patel Police Museum
Ambalavayal Wayanad Heritage Museum
Madhya Pradesh Gwalior H.H. Maharaja Jiwajirao Scindia Museum
Bhopal Central Museum
Maharashtra Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (Formerly Prince of Wales Museum)
Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum
Antarang Museum of Sexual Health Information
Nashik Coin Museum
Pune Darshan Museum
Joshi’s Museum of Miniature Railway
Kolhapur Shree Chhatrapati Shahu Museum
Manipur Imphal Manipur State Museum
Mizoram Aizwal Mizoram State Museum
Odisha Bhubaneswar Regional Museum of Natural History
Odisha State Museum
Punjab Patiala Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports
Rajasthan Jaipur Hawa Mahal Museum
Albert Hall Museum
Jaigarh Fort Museum
Sikkim Gangtok Namgyal Institute of Tibetology
Tamil Nadu Chennai Government Museum
Coimbatore Gass Forest Museum
Madurai Gandhi Memorial Museum
Telangana Hyderabad Telangana State Archaeology Museum
Birla Science Museum
Nizam Museum
Salar Jung Museum
Alampur Archealogical Museum
Tripura Agartala Tripura Government Museum
Uttar Pradesh Varanasi Sarnath Museum
Bharat Kala Bhavan
Allahabad Anand Bhavan (Nehru Family)
West Bengal Kolkata Birla Industrial & Technological Museum
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