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Museums in India
 
Andhra Pradesh
ANDHRA SAHITYA PARISHAD GOVERNMENT MUSEUM AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Ramarapoet
Kakinada 533002
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Palm-leaf manusripts, coins, copper plate inscriptions, archaeological antiquities. Guide service, school programmes, film shows. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
Photography fee Rs 2.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Nagarjunakonda
Guntur 522510
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Limestone,sculpture, terracottas, stuccos, coins,pottery, beads. Timings: 0900-1600 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission of the Director General, Archaeological Survey of India
.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Guntur
Amaravati 522020
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Stupa-slabs, railings, sculpture, coins of gold, silver and lead, potsherds and crystals caskets. Library. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography with permission.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE MUSEUM
Nalgonda Distt
Kolanupaka 508101
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Inscriptions and sculpture. Guide service. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography fee Rs 2 wit prior permission on application bearing Re.1 court fee stamp.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE MUSEUM  
Distt Mahboobnagar
Alampur 509152
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Sculpture of Western Chalukyan and Kakatiya periods and inscriptions. Guide service. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography allowed on payment.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA
Kondapur, via Sengareddy Distt Medak
Kondapur 522285
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Terracottas, beads, pottery, coins, stone age tools. Library, lectures, film shows occasionally. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free

Photography with permission.
 
BHAGWAN MAHAVIR MUSEUM
Cuddapah
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Sculpture, bronze, coins, paintings, guide service. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays and all public holidays.
Entry free
 
CHITRALAYA
Besant Theosophical College, Giri Roa Street
Mandanapalle 517327
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Sculpture and paintings. Library, film shows on college days at 1800 hrs, lectures. Timings: College timings. Closed on Sundays and college holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
DISTRICT ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Pillalamarri
Mahboobnagar 509001
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Miniatures, paintings, manuscripts, chinaware, bidriware, coins. Guide service. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography on payment
.
 
DISTRICT MUSEUM
Opposite Andhra Christian college, Main Road
Guntur 522001
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Sculpture and inscriptions relating to ancient and medieval periods. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays, second Saturdays and Government of Andhra Pradesh holidays.
Entry free
Photography fee Rs 2
.
 
GANDHI CENTENARY GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Opp. New Bus Stand
Karimnagar 505001
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Miniature paintings, Nepali bronzes, coins, bridriware. Guide service. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays and public holidays.
Entry free
Photography fee Rs 3.
 
HEALTH MUSEUM
Public Gardens
Hyderabad 500004
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Models, charts, diagrams, plastic models of the heart. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: Summer 1100-1300 hrs, 1400-1800 hrs; Winter 1000-1300 hrs, 1400-1700 hrs. Closed on fridays and public holidays.
Entry free
 
JAGDISH AND KAMLA MITTAL MUSEUM OF INDIAN ART
1-2-214 Gagan Mahal Road,
Hyderabad 500029
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Miniatures, bronzes, terracottas, ivory. Timings: By appointment
Photography allowed in special cases only.
 
KHANZANA BUILDING MUSEUM
Golconda Fort, Golconda
Hyderabad
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Sculpture. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays and public holidays.
Entry free
 
SALAR JUNG MUSEUM
Dar-ul-shifa
Hyderabad 500002
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Western paintings, miniatures, bronzes, ivory clocks, bidriware, modern art. Lectures, library. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays, govrnment holidays and Salar Jung's death anniversary.
 
SITE MUSEUM
Qutab Shahi Tombs Complex, Golconda
Hyderabad
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Arms, weapons, paintings, manuscripts. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays and public holidays.
Entry free
 
SRI RALLABANDI SUBBARAO GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Godawari Bund Road
Rajahmundry 533101
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Coins, sculpture, pottery, inscriptions, palm-leaf manuscripts. Guide service. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays and Andhra Pradesh Government holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed on prior permission.
 
SRI RSR GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Ullithota Street
Rajahmundry 533101
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Archaeological material, sculpture. Guide service. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays and state government holidays.
Entry free
Photography on payment of Rs 3.
 
SRI VENKATESWARA MUSEUM
Sri Venkateswara University Oriental Research Institute
Tirupati 517502
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Archaeological objects, stone, wooden and metal images, pottery, marble statues, coins, inscriptions, albums, charts. Guide service. Timings: 1000-1630 hrs. Closed on public holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
SRISAILAM PAVILION
Hyderabad 500001
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Material unearthed from the excavations at Yeleswaram. Guide service. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and all public holidays.
Entry free
Photography fee Rs. 3.
 
STATE MUSEUM
Public Gardens
Hyderabad 500004
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Sculpture, bronzes, illuminated paintings, manuscripts, coins, prehistoric implements. Guide service. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and state government holidays.
Photography fee Rs. 2
.
 
TRIBAL CULTURAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING INSTITUTE
Road No 1, Banjara Hills
Hyderabad 500034
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Typical ornaments, hunting artifacts, utensils, musical instruments. Guide service, film showsonly during training. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and public holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
VIKTORIA JUBILEE MUSEUM
Bandar Road
Vijayawada
India (Andhra Pradesh)
Sculpture, paintings. Guide service. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays and public holidays.
Entry free
Photography on payment of Rs 3.
 
Arunachal Pradesh
DISTRICT MUSEUM
Lower Subansari Distt
Ziro 791120
India (Arunachal Pradesh)
Art and craft objects. Guide service, film shows fortnightly during office hours. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
DISTRICT MUSEUM
WEST Siang Distt
Along 791001
India (Arunachal Pradesh)
Arts and crafts objects. Guide service, film shows fortnightly during office hours. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
DISTRICT MUSEUM
West Kameng Distt
Bomdila 790001
India (Arunachal Pradesh)
Art and craft objects. Guide service, film shows fortnightly during office hours. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
DISTRICT MUSEUM
Tirap District
Khonsa 786630
India (Arunachal Pradesh)
Art and crafts objects. Guide service, film shows fortnightly during office hours. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
DISTRICT MUSEUM
Lohit District
Tezu 792001
India (Arunachal Pradesh)
Art and craft objects. Guide service, film shows fortnightly during office hours. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
DISTRICT MUSEUM
East Siang Distt
Pasighat 791102
India (Arunachal Pradesh)
Art and craft objects. Guide service, film shows fortnightly during office hours. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on sundays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
MUSEUM OF VETERINARY SCIENCE
Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara
Guwahati 781022
India (Arunachal Pradesh)
Books on veterinary and related subjects. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: Summer 0800-1630 hrs;Winter 0800-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
SIBSAGAR COLLEGE MUSEUM
PO Joysagar, District Sibsagar
Sibsagar 785665
India (Arunachal Pradesh)
Copper plates, sculpture, swords,cannons, coins, manuscripts. Library, film shows, lectures. Timings: 0900-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays and state government holidays.
Photography allowed.
 
Assam
ANTHROPOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Guwahati University
Guwahati 781014
India (Assam)
Ethnograghic, prehistoric, archaeological and physical anthropological pbjects. Timings: 1000-1600 hrs. Closed on all university holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
ASSAM FOREST MUSEUM
South Kamrup Division
Guwahati
India (Assam)
Timber, bamboo,cane and ivory work, elephant tusks, rhino horns, models of bridges and buildings. Guide service. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs; Saturdays 1000-1530 hrs. Closed on Sundays.
Entry free
 
ASSAM GOVERNMENT COTTAGE INDUSTRIES MUSEUM
Guwahati
India (Assam)
Timings: 1000-1600 hrs. Saturdays 1000-1300 hrs. Closed on Sundays.
 
ASSAM STATE MUSEUM
Guwahati 781001
India (Assam)
Archaeological objects. Library, guide service lectures occasionally,school programmes, film shows. Timings: Summer 1000-1630 hrs; Winter 0930-1600 hrs. Closed on Mondays and 2nd Saturdays.
Photography allowed with permission.
 
COMMERCIAL MUSEUM
Guwahati University, Arts Buildings
Guwahati 781014
India (Assam)
Arts and crafts, commercial products, minerals and rocks, documents, pictures, models, coins. Timings: 1230-1830 hrs. Closed on Sundays and university holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
DEPARTMENT OF HISTORICAL AND ANTIQUARIAN RESEARCH
Guwahati
India (Assam)
Ancient manuscripts and records. Timings: 1000-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays.
 
GUWAHATI MEDICAL COLLEGE
Guwahati 781015
India (Assam)
Medical and anatomy. Timings: 1000-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
MUSEUM OF ANIMAL HUSBANDRY AND VETERINARY SCIENCE
Aswsam Veterinary College
Guwahati
India (Assam)
Specimens of veterinary science. Timings: 0800- 1630 hrs. Closed on Sundays.
Entry free
 
Bihar
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
PO and District Vaishali
Vaishali 844128
India (Bihar)
Terracottas, pottery, seals, coins, sculpture, antiques. Library, guide service. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Nalanda
India (Bihar)
Antiquities, sculpture, terracottas, bronzes. Guide service, lectures. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Open on all days.
Photography allowed.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
District Gaya
Bodhagaya 824231
India (Bihar)
Stone, sculpture, bronzes, antiques. Library. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography with permission.
 
BABU KUNWAR SINGH MEMORIAL MUSEUM
Jagdsihpur, Bhojpur
Jagdishpur
India (Bihar)
Paintings, statue of Babu Kunwar Singh, arms. Timings: Summer 1000-1730 hrs; Winter 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and government holidays.
Entry free

Photography allowed.
 
BHAGALPUR MUSEUM
Station Club, Sandis Compound
Bhagalpur 812003
India (Bihar)
Sculpture, terracottas, arms. Guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: Summer 1000-1730 hrs; Winter 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
BIHAR TRIBAL WELFARE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Morabadi Road
Ranchi 834008
India (Bihar)
Ethnological objects. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
CHANDRAHARI MUSEUM
Darbhanga 836004
India (Bihar)
Bronzes, terracottas, manuscripts, coins. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: Summer 1000-1700 hrs; Winter 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and important holidays.
Entry free
Photography with permission.
 
DEPARTMENT OF ANCIENT INDIAN HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
Patna University
Patna 800006
India (Bihar)
Archaeological objects. Timings: Summer 0630-11340 hrs; Winter 1030-1730 hrs. Closed on university holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY
Ranchi University
Ranchi 834001
India (Bihar)
Ethnographic collections of central Indian states and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Library. Timings: 1100-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and university holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
GANDHI SANGRAHALAYA
Ashok Raj Path
Patna 800001
India (Bihar)
Photographs on Mahatma Gandhi. Library, guide service, film shows, lectures. Timings: Summer 1030-2000 hrs; Winter 1030-1900 hrs. Closed on Saturdays.
Entry free
Photography with permission
.
 
GAYA MUSEUM
Gaya 823001
India (Bihar)
Sculpture, bronzes, terracottas, paintings, sketches, arms, manuscripts. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows on special occasions. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and important holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
KHUDA BAKSH ORIENTAL LIBRARY
Patna
India (Bihar)
Arabic and Persian manuscripts.
 
MAHARAJADHIRAJA LAKSHMISHWAR SINGH MUSEM
Mansarover, Dighi Tank
Darbhanga 846004
India (Bihar)
Ivory, metal, throne, royal ivory chairs, coins, gems. Guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: Summer 1000-1700 hrs; Winter 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and important holidays.
Entry free
Photography with special permission
.
 
NAWADA MUSEUM
PO Nawada, District Nawada
Nawada 805110
India (Bihar)
Sculpture, paintings, arms, coins,manuscripts, metal coins. Library, guide service, film showsoccasionally. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
PATNA MUSEUM
Buddha Marg
Patna
India (Bihar)
Coins, art, terracottas, sculptures,paintings, Chinese and Tibetan sections. Guide service, lectures, school programmes, film shows. Timings: 1030-1630 hrs. Closed on Mondays and gazetted holidays.
Photography allowed
.
 
RADHA KISHAN JALAN MUSEUM
Quila House
Patna 800008
India (Bihar)
Antiques and objets d'art. Guide service. Timings: By appointment. Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
RAJENDRA SMRITI MUSEUM
Sadaqut Ashram
Patna 800010
India (Bihar)
Relics of Dr Rajendra Prasad, former Indian President. Library. Timings: Summer 0700-1100 hrs and 1400-1900 hrs; Winter 0800-1200 hrs and 1400-1800 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
RANCHI MUSEUM
Tribal Research Institute Building, Morabadi Road
Ranchi 834008
India (Bihar)
Stone sculpture, terracottas, arms. Guide service, film shows. Timings: Summer 1000-1700 hrs. Winter 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
Delhi
AIR FORCE MUSEUM
Air Force Station, Palam
Delhi 110010
India (Northern & Central Region)
Aircrafts, photographs, paintings, arms and ammunition, aero-engines, space models and portraits. Guide service, film shows. Timings: Summer 0845-1345 hrs; Winter 0915-1415 hrs. Closed on Tuesdays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
AITIHASIC PURATATVA SANGRAHALAYA
Kanya Gurukul, Narela
Delhi 110040
India (Northern & Central Region)
Coins, copperplates, terracottas, beads, seals, manuscripts. Guide service, lectures. Timings: Summer 0700-1700 hrs; Winter 1000-1600 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
ANTHROPOLOGY DEPARTMENT MUSEUM
University of Delhi
Delhi 110007
India (Northern & Central Region)
Physical and cultural anthropological objekts. Library. Timings: 0830-1730 hrs. Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and university holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Red Fort
Delhi 110006
India (Northern & Central Region)
Antiquities related with the history of Red Fort. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Purana Quila
Delhi 110001
India (Northern & Central Region)
Excavated material of Purana Qila. Library. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
CRAFTS MUSEUM
Bhairon Marg, Pragati Maidan
Delhi 110001
India (Northern & Central Region)
Folk and tribal arts and crafts. Library, guide service, lectures occasionally, film shows on Sundays. Timings: 0930-1800 hrs. Closed on national holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed on request.
 
DR ZAKIR HUSSAIN MEMORIAL MUSEUM
Jamia Milia Islamia University Campus Okhla
Delhi
India (Northern & Central Region)
Paraphernalia of Dr Zakir Hussain, gifts received by the late President from different countries, photographs. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
 
GANDHI MEMORIAL MUSEUM
Rajghat
Delhi 110002
India (Northern & Central Region)
Relics of Mahatma Gandhi, microfilms and photographs, artworks objects on Mahatma Gandhi. Library, film shows on Sundays. Timings: 0900-1730 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography Limited photography allowed.
 
GANDHI SMRITI
5 Tees January Marg,
Delhi 110001
India (Northern & Central Region)
Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
 
INDIAN WAR MEMORIAL MUSEUM
Naubat Khana, Red Fort
Delhi 110006
India (Northern & Central Region)
Mughal arms, medals, paintings. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Photography allowed with permission.
 
NATIONAL CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
Bal Bhavan Society, Kotla Road
Delhi 110002
India (Northern & Central Region)
Dolls, masks, sculpture, children's work in different media. Guide service, film shows twice a week. Timings: Summer 0730-1330 hrs; Winter 1030-1730 hrs. Closed on Thursdays and gazetted holidays
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART
Jaipur House
Delhi 110003
India (Northern & Central Region)
Modern (from 1857) and contemporary art (painting, sculpture, drawings, graphics, architecture, industrial design, photography, prints and minor arts). Liberary, guide service, film shows twice a week. Timings: 1045-1715 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
 
NATIONAL MUSEUM
Janpath
Delhi 110001
India (Northern & Central Region)
Pre history, proto-history, sculptures, bronze, copperplates, coins, miniature paintings, arms arts. Library guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs, Closed on Mondays.
Photography allowed on payment of Rs 2.00.
 
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
'J' Point, Barakhamba Road
Delhi 110001
India (Northern & Central Region)
Natural history, botanical, zoological, geological. Library, guide service, film shows. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
NATIONAL PHILATELIC MUSEUM
Dak Tar Bhavan, Sadar Patel Chowk Sansad Marg
Delhi 110001
India (Northern & Central Region)
Philately Timings: 1000-1300 hrs; 1400-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
 
NEHRU MEMORIAL MUSEUM AND LIBRARY
Teen Murti House
Delhi 110021
India (Northern & Central Region)
Personalia museum on the life and works of Jawaharlal Nehru. Lectures, guide service, film shows twice a day on all working days. Sound and light shows every evening. Timings: 0930-1700 hrs. Museum closed on Mondays and government holidays.
 
RAIL TRANSPORT MUSEUM
Chanakyapuri
Delhi 110021
India (Northern & Central Region)
Depicts 130 years of historical development and evolution of Indian Railways. Unique exhibits. Library, guide service, film shows. Timings: 0930-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Photography allowed on payment of Rs 5.00
.
 
SHANKAR'S INTERNATIONAL DOLLS MUSEUM
Nehru House, Bahadurshah Zafar Marg
Delhi 110002
India (Northern & Central Region)
Dolls from all over the world. Timings: 1000-1800 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
 
TIBET HOUSE MUSEUM
1 Institutional Area, Lodi Road
Delhi 110003
India (Northern & Central Region)
Tibetan sculpture, paintings, ritual objects. Library. Timings: Summer 0930-1300 hrs and 1430-1800 hrs; Winter 0900-1200 hrs and 1300-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays.
Photography not allowed.
 
TRIBAL MUSEUM
Thakkar Bapa Smarak Sadan, Dr Ambedkar Road
Delhi 110055
India (Northern & Central Region)
Costumes and handicrafts of tribals. Library, guide service. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
Goa
INSTITUTE MENEZES BRAGANZA
PO Box 221
Panaji Goa 403001
India (Goa)
Paintings, drawings, sculpture, coins and stamos. Library, film shows, no fixed days, generally in the evenings, lectures. Timings: 1000-1730 hrs. Closed on Sundays and holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
MUSEUM OF GOA, DAMAN & DIU
Ist Floor, Ashirvad Building, St Inez
Panaji 403001
India (Goa)
Sculpture, manuscripts, furniture, paintings, coins. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and public holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed in special cases.
 
Gujarat
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Lothal, Distt Ahmedabad
Lothal
India (Gujarat)
Mature Harappan period objects along with miaceous black and red ware. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
ARTS AND CRAFTS MUSEUM
Ghandi Smriti
Bhavnagar 364001
India (Gujarat)
Arts and crafts of Gujarat. Guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: Summer 0830-1200 hrs and 1500-1900 hrs; Winter 0830-1200 hrs and 1430-1900 hrs. Closed on Mondays and public holidays.
Entry free

Photography not allowed.
 
BARTON MUSEUM
Ghandhi Smirti
Bhavnagar 364001
India (Gujarat)
Antiquities, copperplates, manuscripts, fossils, coins, Guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: Summer 0830-1200 hrs and 1500-1900 hrs; Winter 0830-1200 hrs and 1430-1830 hrs. Closed on Mondays and public holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
BJ MEDICAL COLLEGE
Ahmedabad
India (Gujarat)
Specimens of pathology, culture media, instruments of clinical pathology. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Closed on Saturdays after 1300 hrs and state government holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
CALICO MUSEUM OF TEXTILES
Shahibagh
Ahmedabad 380004
India (Gujarat)
Ancient textieles, paintings. Library, guide service, film shows. Timings: 1000-1230 hrs and 1430-1700 hrs. Closed on Monday and New Year, Makarasankranti, Dhuleti, Diwaso, Parana, Dusshera.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
Ghandhi Smriti
Bhavnagar 364001
India (Gujarat)
An educational musem based on basic training and recreation for children. Guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: Summer 0830-1200 hrs and 1500-1900 hrs; Winter 0830-1200 hrs and 1430-1830 hrs. Closed on Mondays and public holidays.
Entry free
 
DARBAR HALL MUSEUM
Diwan Chowk
Junagadh
India (Gujarat)
Silver throne, carpets, miniature paintings, arms, golden ornaments. Library, guide service, film shows occasionally. Timings: 0900-1200 hrs and 1500-1800 hrs. Closed on Wednesdays and 2nd and 4th Saturday.
Photography not allowed.
 
GHANDI MUSEUM
Gandhi Smriti
Bhavnagar 364001
India (Gujarat)
Audio-visual materials, prayer records, lectures photostat copies of Mahatma Gandhi's letters. Library, guide service, film shows on Fridays. Timings: Summer 0830-1200 hrs and 1500-1900 hrs; Winter 0830-1200 hrs and 1430-1830 hrs. Closed on Monday.
 
GHANDI SAMARAK SANGRAHALAYA
Harijan Ashram
Ahmedabad 380013
India (Gujarat)
Manuscipts, Photostat copies of Gandhiji's correspondence; records relating to Ghandiji. Library, guide service, film shows on request, lectures on special occasions. Timings: Summer 0830-1200 hrs and 1430-1900 hrs. Witer 0830-1200 hrs and 1400-1830 hrs
 
GUJARAT MUSEUM SOCIETY
Culture Centrum, Kocharle
Ahmedabad
India (Gujarat)
Exhibits on archaeology and anthropology, costumes, paintings. Timings: 0800-1100 hrs and 1600-2000 hrs.Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
 
HEALTH MUSEUM
Sayaji Bag
Baroda 390018
India (Gujarat)
Health exhibits. Library, guide service, film shows: on Sundays in a month at 1900-2000 hrs. Timings: 1100-1800 hrs.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
KACHCHH MUSEUM
Bhuj 370001
India (Gujarat)
Anthropological, archaeological, shipping, numismatics. Library, guide service, film shows on Fridays. Timings: 0900-1200 hrs and 1500-1800 hrs. Closed on Wednesdays and government holidays.
Photography allowed on payment of Rs 2.00 per snap
.
 
LADY WILSON MUSEUM
PO Dharampur, District Bilsar
Dharampur 396050
India (Gujarat)
Stuffed wild animals, zoology, geology, classical tribal musical instrument dolls. Library, guide service, lectures, school programmes. Timings: 1030-1730 hrs and 1030-1430 hrs on Saturdays. Closed on Wednesdays.
Photography allowed
.
 
MAHARAJA FATEHSINGH MUSEUM
Laxmi Vilas Palavce Compound, Jawaharial Nehru Marg
Baroda
India (Gujarat)
Paintings, sculpture. Timings: Summer April to June 0900-1200 hrs and 1530-1830 hrs; Winter July to March 0900- 1200 hrs and 1500-1800 hrs. Closed on Mondays and important public holidays.
Photography not allowed.
 
MEDICAL COLLEGE MUSEUM
Baroda
India (Gujarat)
Maps, charts, models and specimens of different branches of medical science. Lectures. Timings: 0900- 1700 hrs. Closed on Saturdays after 1300 hrs and Sundays.
Entry free.
 
MUSEUM AND PICTURE GALLERY
Sayaji Bag
Baroda 390018
India (Gujarat)
Paintings, miniature paintings, sculpture, carvings, geology, zoology, coins,anthropology. Library, guide service, film shows on Mondays and Thursdays at 1500-1600 hrs, lectures. Timings: 0930-1700 hrs. Open on all days exept five public holidays.
 
MUSEUM OF ANTIQUITIES
Lakhoto
Jamnagar 361001
India (Gujarat)
Sculpture, paintings, inscriptions, copper plates, coins, photographs. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 1000- 1300 hrs and 1400- 1730 hrs. Closed on Wednesdays, second and fourth Saturdays and public holidays
Photography allowed with permission.
 
MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANCIENT HISTORY
Faculty of Arts, MS University of Baroda
Baroda
India (Gujarat)
Archaeological, historical and cultural collections. Library, guide service, film shows, lectures. Timings: 1100-1730 hrs. Closed on holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
 
MUSEUM OF GUJARAT VIDYA SABHA
BJ Institute of Learning and Research, RC Marg
Ahmedabad 380009
India (Gujarat)
Manuscripts, coins, sculpture, old documents. Guide service. Timings: 1200-1800 hrs; 1200-1500 hrs on Saturdays. Closed on Sundays and selected holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
PRABHAS PATAN MUSEUM
Prabhas Patan 362268
India (Gujarat)
Sculpture, coins, inscriptions in Sanskrit and Persian, natural history specimens. Library, guide service. Timings: 0900-1200 hrs and 1500-1800 hrs. Closed on Wednesdays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
SAKKAR BAUG
Junagadh
India (Gujarat)
Miniature paintings, manuscripts, coins, insriptions, sculpture, copperplates, silver art. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows on special occasions. Timings: 0900-1200 hrs and 1500-1745 hrs. Closed on second and fourth Saturdays and government.
 
SARDAR PATEL UNIVERSITY MUSEUM
Vallabh Vidyanagar 388120
India (Gujarat)
Coins, ornaments, old weapons, ancient bricks. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 1100-1630 hrs from Monday to Friday and 1100-1400 hrs on Saturdays. Closed on Sundays and university holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
SHREE RAJANI PAREKH ARTS AND SHREE KESHAVLAL BULAKHIDAS COMMERCE COLLEGE MUSEUM
Cambay 388620
India (Gujarat)
Icons of different periods, coins, pieces of wood carving, antiquities. Library, guide service, lectures occasionally, school programmes. Timings: 1130-1800 hrs. Closed on Sundays and other holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission
.
 
SHRI GIRDHARBHAI SANGRAHALAYA
Children's Museum
Amreli 364601
India (Gujarat)
Art, archaeology, astronomy, natural history. Library, guide service, film shows on Thuesdays, lectures. Timings: 0900-1200 hrs and 1530-1830 hrs. Closed on Wednesdays.
Photography allowed
.
 
SURDAR VALLABHBHAI PATEL MUSEUM
Sonifalia
Surat 395003
India (Gujarat)
Antiquities of wood, metal, stone and ivory, miniatures, terracottas, porcelain. Library. Timings: 1445-1745 hrs on Sundays and Thuesdays and 1145-1400 hrs and 1445-1745 hrs from Wedbesdays to Saturdays. Closed on Mondays and holidays observed by Surat.
 
TRIBAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING INSTITUTE
Gujarat Vidhyapith
Ahmedabad 380014
India (Gujarat)
Ornaments, agricultural implements, toys, masks,photos. Library, guide service, school programmes, film shows, lectures. Timings: 1400-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission
.
 
WATSON MUSEUM
Office of the Curator
Rajkot 360001
India (Gujarat)
Arts and Science Objects. Library, guide service, lectures, school programmes, film Shows at 1700-1800 hrs (exept Sundays). Timings: 0900-1200hrs and 1500-1800 hrs. Closed on Wednesdays and gazetted holidays.
Photography allowed
.
 
Haryana
HARYANA PRANTIYA PURATATVA SANGRAHALAYA
Gurukul, Jhajjar, Distt Rohtak
Jhajjar
India (Haryana)
Coins, inscriptions, copperplates, terracottas, sculpture, beads, manuscripts, weapons of Indus Valley civilization. Guide service, lectures. Timings: Summer 0700-1700 hrs, Winter 1000-1600 hrs. Open all days.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
Himachal Pradesh
BHURI SINGH MUSEUM
Chamba 176310
India (Himachal Pradesh)
Pahari paintings and others, bronzes, copperplates, historical letters, wood carvings, arms, ornaments, old photographs, coins, manuscripts. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows occasionally. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and gazette holidays.
 
HIMACHAL STATE MUSEUM
Near Chauramaidan
Shimla 171004
India (Himachal Pradesh)
Sculpture, paintings, decorative arts, jewellery, wood carvings, manuscripts, arms and amour. Library, guide service. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
REGIONAL FRUIT RESEARCH STATION
Mashobra
Shimla 171007
India (Himachal Pradesh)
Dried out and preserved material of temperate fruit tree crops, photographs and charts. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Photography allowed
.
 
Jammu & Kashmir
DOGRA ART GALLERY
Jammu 180001
India (Jammu & Kashmir)
Pahari paintings, manuscripts, sculpture, terracotta, coins, historic arms. Guide service, lectures. Timings: Summer 1200-1800 hrs; Winter 1030-1630 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
SRI PRATAP SINGH MUSEUM
Lal Mandi
Srinagar 190008
India (Jammu & Kashmir)
Archaeological finds, miniature paintings, decorative art, arms, manuscipts. Library, guide service, film shows. Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
Karnataka
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Aihole Distt
Aihole
India (Karnataka)
Sculpture of early Western Chalukyas of 7-8 th century AD. Library, film shows occasionally. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography with permission.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Badami 587201
India (Karnataka)
Stone sculpture of medieval period. Film shows occasionally. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography with permission.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Hassan District
Halebid 573121
India (Karnataka)
Sculpture, idols, coins, inscritions, wood carvings.. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Kamalapur Post, Bellary District
Hampi
India (Karnataka)
Stone sculpture, gold coins, copper plates, paintings. Library, guide service. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Bijapur
India (Karnataka)
Armoury, porcelain, chinaware, coins, miniatures, manuscipts, carpets, stone sculpture. Library, guide service on demand, lectures, film shows. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
DISTRICT MUSEUM
Sedam Road
Gulbarga
India (Karnataka)
Sculptures, inscriptions. Film shows on Saturdays at 1800 hrs. Timings: Summer: 0800-1300 hrs; Winter: 0900-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
DISTRICT MUSEUM
Maharaja Park
Hassan
India (Karnataka)
Scupture, inscritions, arms, coins, paintings. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and other gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
FOLKLORE MUSEUM
University of Mysore Manasa Gangotri
Mysore 570006
India (Karnataka)
Arms, weapons, beads, folk toygames,dools, lamps, jewellery, measures, churns. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 1030-1730 hrs. Closed on second Saturdays and Sundays.
Entry free
Photography with permission of the Director.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
(Coorg District)
Madikeri
India (Karnataka)
Sculpture, old costumes, important documents, arms, insriptions, natural history, geological specimens. Film shows on Saturdays from 1730-1830 hrs. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays, 2nd Saturdays and general holidays.
Entry free
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Shimoga 577201
India (Karnataka)
Sculpture, inscriptions, paintings, arms, coins, manuscripts. Library, guide service, film shows on Saturdays at 1800 hrs. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and 2nd Saturdays.
Photography with permission.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Basavakalayan, Bidar District
Bidar
India (Karnataka)
Arcgaeological objects and sculpture. Library, film shows on Saturdays at 1800 hrs, lectures. Timings: Summer 0730-1330 hrs; Winter 0900-1800 hrs. Closed on Mondays and general holidays.
Photography allowed.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Fort, Madikeri,
Kadagau
India (Karnataka)
Sculpture, inscriptions, arms. Film shows on Saturdays at 1800 hrs. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
JAGMOHAN PALACE
Mysore 570001
India (Karnataka)
Paintings, crafts, musical instruments. Guide service. Timings: 1000-1630 hrs.
Photography with permission of the Curator.
 
KANNADA RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Karnataka University
Dharwad
India (Karnataka)
Antiquities, terracottas, inscriptions, copperplates, sculpture, paintings, manuscripts. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 1100-1800 hrs. Closed on Tuesday afternoons and on university holidays.
Entry free
Photography with permission
.
 
KARNATAKA GOVERNMENT MUSEUM AND VENKATAPPA ART GALLERY
Kasturba Road
Bangalore 560001
India (Karnataka)
Antiquities, terracottas, sculpture, miniatures, ivory, sandalwood caskets. Lectures, guide service, film shows. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Closed on Wednesdays.
Photography with permission.
 
KITTUR RANI CHANNAMMA MEMORIAL GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Kittur 591115
India (Karnataka)
Sculpture, armoury, wood carvings and paintings. Guide service, film shows on Saturdays (1830 hrs). Timings: 0900-1800 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
LOCAL ANTIQUITIES MUSEUM
Chitradurga 577501
India (Karnataka)
Arms, sculpture, portraits, manuscripts, neoliths, coins, beads. Library, guide service. Timings: 0900-1800 hrs. Closed on Mondays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography with prior permission
.
 
LOCAL MUSEUM
Bhanpura
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Archaeological objects and sculpture. Timings: 1000-1300 hrs and 1400-1700 hrs. Open all days.
Entry free
 
MAHATMA GANDHI MUSEUM
Canara High School
Mangalore
India (Karnataka)
Koology, anthropolgy, art, coins, manuscripts, sculpture. Guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: 0930-1230 hrs and 1400-1730 hrs. Closed on Sundays and other holidays.
Entry free
 
MEDICAL COLLEGE MUSEUM
Mysore
India (Karnataka)
Models and charts, paintings of plants, charts and diagrams of medico-legal importance, weapons. Lectures. Timings: 0800-1300 hrs and 1400-1700 hrs. Sundays 0800-1300 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
 
MUSEUM OF ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY
University of Mysore, Manasa Gangotri
Mysore 570006
India (Karnataka)
Archaeological specimens, excavated antiquies, sculpture, inscriptions, coins. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 1030-1730 hrs. Closed on Sundays.
Entry free
Photography with permission.
 
RASHTRAKAVI GOVIND PAI MEMORIAL MUSEUM
MGM College
Udipi 576102
India (Karnataka)
Sculpture, bronze, inscriptions, coins. Library, guide service. Photography with permission.
 
SHREEMANTHI BAI MEMORIAL GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Bajai, Dakshina Kannada District
Mangalore 575004
India (Karnataka)
Archaeology, ethnology, wood carvings, porcelain. Guide service, lectures, film shows every Saturdays at 1830 hrs. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
SHRI CHITRAPUR NATH MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
Shirali 583454
India (Karnataka)
Bronze sculpture, inscriptions, copperplate grants, coins, paintings, manuscripts. Library, guide service. Timings: 1000-1800 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
Photography with permission
.
 
TIPU SULTAN MUSEUM
Mandya District
Srirangapatna 571438
India (Karnataka)
Coins, cloth prints, charcoal sketches, swords, cannons, blanket portraits. Library, guide service. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Open on all days.
Photography using only hand-held camera.
 
VISVESVARAYA INDUSTRIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL MUSEUM
1 Kasturba Road
Bangalore 560001
India (Karnataka)
Scientific, technological and industrial artifacts supported by working models and exhibits designed and fabricated by the museum in its workshop. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows from Tuesdays to Sundays at 1430 hrs and 1530 hrs.
 
Kerala
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Collengode House, Chembukavu
Trichur 680001
India (Kerala)
Megalithic burials, pottery, beads, sculpture, coins. Library Timings: 0930-1730 hrs. Closed on Mondays and important holidays.
Entry free
Photography with permission.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Mattancherry Palace
Cochin 682002
India (Kerala)
Ornaments, dress, weapons, paintings.Library, film shows. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography with permission.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Hill Palace, Trippunitarea
Ernakulam
India (Kerala)
Wooden articles, sculpture, armoury, oil painting, folklore, manuscripts. School programmes, film shows. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
 
ART GALLERY AND KRISHNA MENON MUSEUM
East Hill
Calicut 673005
India (Kerala)
Paintings, wood and ivory carvings. Timings: 0930-1230 hrs and 1430-1730 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography with prior permission.
 
CHACHA NEHRU CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
Thycaud
Trivandrum 695014
India (Kerala)
Dolls, philately, charts, models, paintings. Guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: 1000-1800 hrs. Closed on Mondays and public holidays
Photography not allowed.
 
KRISHNAPURAM PALACE MUSEUM
Krishnapuram 690533
India (Kerala)
Sculpture, coins and copies of murals. Timings: 0800-1800 hrs. Closed on Mondays and public holidays.
 
NAPIER MUSEUM
Trivandrum 695001
India (Kerala)
Arts and crafts, ivory, lamps, musical instruments, paintings. Library, guide service, film shows daily exept Mondays from 1900-2030 hrs. Timings: 0800-1800 hrs. Closed on Mondays and special holidays.
Entry free
Photography with prior permission.
 
NATURAL MUSEUM
Trivandrum 695001
India (Kerala)
Illustrations of local fauna, costumes, zoology. Library, guide service, film shows. Timings: 0800-1800 hrs. Closed on Mondays and holidays.
Entry free
Photography with permission
.
 
PAREEKSHITH THAMPURA MUSEUM
Darbar Hail
Ernakulam
India (Kerala)
Wooden, stone, bronze sculpture, murals, furniture, arms, silverware. Guide service. Timings: 0930-1200 hrs and 1500-1730 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography with permission.
 
SHRI CHITRA ART GALLERY
Near Napier Museum
Trivandrum 695001
India (Kerala)
Paintings, miniatures, copies of mural paintings. Timings: 0800-1800 hrs. Wednesdays 1300 hrs; Closed on Mondays and a few holidays. Entry after 1300 hrs free.
 
SREE MOOLAM SHASTYABDAPURTI MEMORIAL INSTITUTE
Puthenchantai
Trivandrum 695001
India (Kerala)
Kerala crafts and arts. Guide service. Timings: 0930-1300 hrs and 1400-1830 hrs. Closed on Sundays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
STATE MUSEUM AND ZOO
Chambukava
Trichur 680001
India (Kerala)
Natural history, archaeological exhibits, coins. Library. Timings: 0800-1130 hrs and 1500-1800 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
 
ZOOLOGY AND BOTANY MUSEUM
Maharaja's College
Ernakulam 682011
India (Kerala)
Specimens of zoology and botany. Timings: 1000-1600 hrs. Closed on college holidays.
Entry free
 
Madhya Pradesh
ARCHAEOLOGICAL GUJARI MAHAL MUSEUM
Gwalior 474003
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Archaeological sculpture, lithic inscriptions, copperplates, sati stones, metal icons, terracotta objects, coins. Guide service, lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and gazetted holidays.
Photography allowed on payment of Rs 2.00.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Gwalior Fort
Gwalior
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Sculpture. Library, film shows. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Khajuraho
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Sculpture, insciptions and architectural pieces. Library, guide service. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Open on all days. (Closed on Fridays).
Photography allowed.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Sanchi 464661
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Sculpture of different periods, lids of caskets, iron objects, terracottas and pottery. Library, guide service, film shows and lectures. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Open on all days.
Photography allowed.
 
BIRLA MUSEUM
PO Vallabh Bhavan
Bhopal 462004
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Stone sculpture, terracottas, manuscripts, tools, coins. Library, guide service, film shows, lectures. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission
.
 
CENTRAL MUSEUM
Bombay-Agra Road
Indore 452001
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Regional exhibits, particulary from western Malwa. Library, guide service, film shows, lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and government holidays.
Entry free
 
CENTRAL MUSEUM
Bhopal
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Paintings, coins, porcelain, toys of metals and ivory, wood work, needle work, handicrafts. Guide service. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
DIGAMBAR JAIN MUSEUM
Distt Jhansi
Sonagir
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Archaeological objects and sculpture. Timings: 0700-1600 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
 
DISTRICT ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Ujjain
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Sculpture, inscriptions. Timings: Summer: 0700-1000 and 1500-1800 hrs; Winter: 0800-1100 and 1400-1700 hrs.
Entry free
 
DISTRICT MUSEUM
Dhar
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Images and coins, sculpture, architectural pieces, inscriptions, coins, pottery, art objects, ornaments, photographs. Guide service. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
DISTRICT MUSEUM
Shivpuri
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Sculpture, coins and paintings of Mughal, Rajput and Maratha schools. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: May to June 0630-1230 hrs; July to April 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and gazetted holidays of state government.
Entry free
 
DISTRICT MUSEUM
Vidisha
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Sculpture, inscriptions, terracottas, coins and earthern seals, plaster casts. Library, guide service. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays
Entry free
Photography allowed on payment of Rs 2.00
.
 
FOREST SCHOOL
Shivpuri
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Collections are made with the object of imparting practical training to foresters in various fields of forestry. Guide service, film shows during working hours, lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
HARI SINGH GOUR ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
University of Sagar
Sagar 470003
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Stone sculpture, coins, seals, inscriptions, beads, terracottas. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: Summer: 1000-1700 hrs; Winter: 1030-1700 hrs. Open all days.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
MAHANT GHASIDAS MEMOTIAL MUSEUM
Raipur
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Archaeology, anthropology, natural history, arts, crafts and paintings. Guide service, film shows. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and gazetted holidays.
 
MAHARAJA JIWAJI RAO SCINDIA MUSEUM
Jai Vilas Palace, Lashkar
Gwalior 474009
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Sculpture, bronzes, arms, miniatures, manuscripts, coins, cut glass, Persian carpets, musical instruments, ivory. Guide service, lectures. Timings: 0930-1630 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Photography not allowed
.
 
PURATAVA SANGRAHALAYA
Ward No. 1, Purana Girjaghar,
Damoh
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Stone sculpture. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and state government gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed on payment of prescribed fee
.
 
RANI DURGAWATI MUSEUM
Bhawartal
Jabalpur
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Sculpture, coins, insriptions. Library, guide service, film shows. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and state government holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.  
 
SCINDIA ORIENTAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Vikram University, Vikram Kirti Mandir, University Road
Ujjain 456010
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Manuscripts and printed books on oriental subjects and various research journals. Guide service. Timings: 1100-1700 hrs. Closed on gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
STATE MUSEUM
Dhubela Nowganj (BKD), Distt Chhatarpur
Dhubela
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Sculpture, architecture, coins, inscriptions, copper plates, paintings, arms, wonder-mirrors, terracottas, copper implements.Library, guide service, film shows. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
STATE MUSEUM
Banganga Marg
Bhopal
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Sculpture, paintings, objects of arts and crafts, coins. Library, guide service, film shows,lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography permitted as per State Government rules.
 
TRIBAL RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE
36 Shamla Hills
Bhopal
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Ethnological specimens representing material culture of schedulded tribes. Library, guide service. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays, second Saturdays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission
.
 
TRIBAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE
Circular Road,
Chhindwada 480001
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Ethnological specimens representing material culture of scheduled tribes. Guide service, film shows, lectures. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays, second Saturdays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission
.
 
VIKRAM KIRTI MANDIR
Vikram University
Ujjain 456010
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Images, coins, inscriptions. Guide service, lectures occasionally. Timings: 1100-1700 hrs. Closed on sundays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
ZONAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Vijay Bhawan
Jagdalpur 494001
India (Madhya Pradesh)
Ethnographic objects of the tribals of Bastar. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 1000-1300 hrs and 1400-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
Maharashtra
ANATOMY MUSEUM
Seth GS Medical College, Parel
Bombay 400012
India (Maharashtra)
1750 specimens (human and a few animal specimens) mounted in jars. Timings: 0930-1630 hrs. Closed on Sundays and bank holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
BHARAT ITIHAS SAMASHODHAK MANDAL MUSEUM
1321 Sadashiv Peth
Pune 411030
India (Maharashtra)
Miniature paintings, sculpture, manuscripts,copperplates, stone inscriptions, arms. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 0830-1030 hrs and 1600-2000 hrs. Closed on Thursdays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
BOMBAY NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY
Hornbill House, Shahid Bhagat Singh Road
Bombay 400023
India (Maharashtra)
Mammals, birds, reptiles, fishes, amphibians. Film shows, lectures. Timings: Not open to public. Office timings: 1000-1330 hrs and 1400-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
CENTRAL MUSEUM
Town Hall
Kolhapur 416002
India (Maharashtra)
Paintings, arms, sculpture, stone inscriptions. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: 1030-1730 hrs. Closed on Mondays, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays and public holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission of the Director.
 
CENTRAL MUSEUM
Nagpur 440001
India (Maharashtra)
Archaeology, anthropology, art, geology, natural history. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows on special occasions at 1500-1630 hrs. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and national holidays.
Entry free
 
DR BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM (VIKTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM)
91A Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, Byculla
Bombay 400027
India (Maharashtra)
Armoury, sculpture, pottery, leather work, ivory, manuscrits, paintings, fossils minerals. Library. Timings: Sundays: 0830-1720 hrs. On other working days: 1030-1720 hrs. Closed on Mondays and eight important public holidays.
Photography allowed on permission.
 
ETHNOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF TRIBAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING INSTITUTE
28 Queen's Gardens
Pune 411001
India (Maharashtra)
Articles of material, cultural value of the tribals of Maharashtra and exhibits of ethnological value in general. Lectures, film shows for schools only. Timings: 1030-1730 hrs. Closed on Sundays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
GANDHI SMARAK SANGRAHALAYA
Sevagram
Wardha 442001
India (Maharashtra)
Personal relics of Gandhiji, portraits of Gandhiji, Gandhian Literature. Timings: 1000-1400 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
 
HERAS INSTITUTE OF INDIAN HISTORY AND CULTURE
St Xavier's College
Bombay 400001
India (Maharashtra)
Antiquities, terracottas. Lectures. Timings: 1400-1600 hrs on Thursdays by appointment; any time on Weekdays. Closed on Sundays and holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
HISTORY MUSEUM
Ahmednagar College
Ahmednagar 414001
India (Maharashtra)
Sculpture, coins, pottery, photographs. Guide service, film shows. Timings: College Timings. Closed from 1 April to 1 June, 15 October to 15 November and on Sundays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
IVK RAJWADE SANSHODHAN MANDAL MUSEUM
Galli No. 1
Dhule 424001
India (Maharashtra)
Sculpture, metal icons, copperplates, coins. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows occasionally. Timings: 0830-1100 hrs and 1630-2000 hrs. Closed on Tursday mornings and public holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
JEHANGIR NICHOLSON MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
Nariman Point
Bombay 400021
India (Maharashtra)
Contamporary paintings. Timings: 1100-1900 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
 
MAHATMA PHULE VASTU SANGRAHALAYA
Ghole Road
Pune 411004
India (Maharashtra)
Agriculture, forestry, geology, handicrafts, armoury. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: 0800-1700 hrs. Closed on Wednesdays.
Photography allowed on application
.
 
MANI BHAVAN GANDHI SANGRAHALAYA
19 Laburnum Road, Gamdevi
Bombay 400007
India (Maharashtra)
Photographs and stamps of Gandhi, Photostat copies of his letters, books, models of his house and ashrams. Library, lectures, school programmes, guide service, film shows. Timings: 0930-1800 hrs. Closed on national holidays.
Photography allowed.
 
MARATHA HISTORY MUSEUM
Deccan College, Yerawada
Pune 411906
India (Maharashtra)
Sanskrit manuscipts, about 4500 coins, photographs, arms and weapons, rare books. Library. Timings: 1100-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays, 1st and 3rd Saturdays and university holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
MUSEUM
7 Koregaon Road
Pune 410001
India (Maharashtra)
Curios, plant specimens, photographs. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays, 2nd Saturdays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
Bombay
India (Maharashtra)
Historical treasures of India obtained from other countries, models of ships built in Bombay
 
PARSI PANCHAYAT MUSEUM
Khareghat Memorial Hall , Kharegath Colony NS Patekar Marg
Bombay 400007
India (Maharashtra)
Library, guide service. Timings: Monday to Friday 1030-1730 hrs; Saturdays and Sundays: 1030-1300 hrs.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission
.
 
PATHOLOGY MUSEUM
Seth GS Medical College, Parel
Bombay 400012
India (Maharashtra)
2000 specimens of diseased human organs. Timings: 0930-1630 hrs. Closed on Sundays and bank holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
PATHOLOGY MUSEUM
Grant Medical College
Bombay 400008
India (Maharashtra)
3000 pathological specimens. Library, lectures for medical students only. Timings: 0930-1630 hrs. Closed on sundays and gazetted holidays. After 1300 hrs on Saturdays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
PRINCA OF WALES MUSEUM OF WESTERN INDIA
Mahatma Gandhi Road, Fort
Bombay 400023
India (Maharashtra)
Sculpture, paintings, bronzes, armour, antiquities, metal ware. Lectures. Timings: 1015-1800 hrs. Closed on Mondays and national holidays.
Photography not allowed.
 
RAJA DINKAR KELKAR MUSEUM
1378 Shukrawar Peth, Natu Bag, Raja Kelkar, Museum Street.
Pune 411002
India (Maharashtra)
Archaeology, art, history, musical instruments, decortive art, miniatures. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 0830-1330 hrs and 1400-1730 hrs.
Photography not allowed
.
 
SANGLI STATE MUSEUM
Behind Rajwada Chowk
Sangli 416416
India (Maharashtra)
Paintings, wood work, china pots. Library, guide service, film shows. Timings: 1030-1430 hrs. Closed on Mondays, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays and public holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission of the Director
.
 
SARVAJANIK WACHANALAYA VASTU SANGRAHALAYA
Tilak Path
Nasik 422001
India (Maharashtra)
Manuscripts, coins, paintings, stone insciptions. Timings: 0800-1200 hrs and 1600-2000 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
SHRI BHAVANI MUSEUM AND LIBRARY
Aundh 415510
India (Maharashtra)
Paintings, both traditional and modern 15th century to mid-20th century.Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 1030-1730 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission
.
 
SHRI CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI MAHARAJA MUSEUM
Shetkari Nivas building, Near ST Stand
Satara 415001
India (Maharashtra)
Weapons, textiles andpaintings. Library, guide service, film shows. Timings: 1100-1300 hrs and 1400-1600 hrs. Closed on Mondays and public holidays of Government of Maharashtra.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission of the Director of Architecture.
 
ZONAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL MUSEUM
26 Hindustan Colony
Nagpur 440010
India (Maharashtra)
Anthropological specimens. Guide service, lectures. Timings: 1000- 1630 hrs. Closed on Sundays and central government holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with prior permission.
 
Manipur
MANIPUR STATE MUSEUM
Polo Ground
Imphal 795001
India (Manipur)
Art, archaeology, natural, history, geology, textiles. Library, guide service, film shows. Timings: 1000-1630 hrs. Closed on government holidays.
Entry free
Photography with permission
.
 
Meghalaya
CENTRAL MUSEUM
Lachumiere
Shillong 793001
India (Meghalaya)
Ethnographic and archaeological objects. Guide service, lectures, school programmes, film shows. Timings: Summer 1000-1630 hrs; Winter 1000- 1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays, 2nd Saturdays and other government holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
TRIBAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Mawlai
Shillong 793008
India (Meghalaya)
Indigenous specimens and articles of the tribal people. Timings: Summer 1000-1630 hrs; Winter 1000-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
ZONAL ANTHROPOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Lachumiere
Shillong
India (Meghalaya)
Cultural and physical anthropology. Timings: 1000-1630 hrs. Closed on Sundays and 2nd Saturdays and on public holidays notified by Anthropological Survey of India.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
Mizoram
MIZORAM STATE MUSEUM
Canteen Kual
Aizawl 796001
India (Mizoram)
Historical relics, ancient, costumes, traditional implements. Lectures, guide service on request. Timings: 0930-1600 hrs. Mondays 1200-1600 hrs. Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission
.
 
Nagaland
NAGALAND STATE MUSEUM
Kohima 797001
India (Nagaland)
Anthropological specimens. Guide service. Timings: 0930-1530 hrs. Closed on pubic holidays.
Photography with permission.
 
Orissa
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Ratnagiri District, Cuttack
Ratnagiri
India (Orissa)
Sculpture, pottery, insriptions, seals, beads and coins. Film shows occasionally. Entry free
Photography with permission.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
PO Konarak
Konarak 75211
India (Orissa)
Loose sculpture from the Sun temple complex. Library, lectures, film shows during exhibition time. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
BALASORE BRANCH MUSEUM
PO Balasore, District Balasore
Balasore
India (Orissa)
Stone sculpture and other archaeological objects. Timings: Summer 0700-1200 hrs; Winter 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
BARIPADA MUSEUM
PO Baripada, District Mayurbhanj
Baripada
India (Orissa)
Stone sculpture, historical documents, gold, silver and copper coins, seals, terracottas, inscriptions. Library, guide service. Timings: Summer 1000-1200 hrs; Winter 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and government holidays.
Photography allowed.
 
BELKHANDI MUSEUM
PO Kalra Munda, District Kalahandi
Belkhandi
India (Orissa)
Stone sculpture. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
BERHAMPUR BRANCH MUSEUM
PO Berhampur, Distt Ganjam
Berhampur
India (Orissa)
Sculpture, arms and armour, anthropological and natural history specimens. Guide service, school programmes. Timings: Summer 0700-1400 hrs; Winter 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
DHENKANAL BRANCH MUSEUM
PO Dhenkanal, Distt Dhenkanal
Dhenkanal
India (Orissa)
Sculptures, arms and armour, anthropological and natural history specimens. Guide service, school programmes. Timings: Summer 0700-1400 hrs; Winter 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and other government holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
JEYPORE BRANCH MUSEUM
PO Jeypore, District Koraput
Jeypore 750014
India (Orissa)
Sculptures and other archaeological objects. Timings: Summer 0700-1200 hrs; Winter 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
KHARIAR BRANCH MUSEUM
PO Khariar
Khariar 766107
India (Orissa)
Stone sculpture, art and craft objects, terracottas, pottery. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography with permission
.
 
KHICHING MUSEUM
PO Sukruli, District Mayurbhanj
Sukruli
India (Orissa)
Stone sculpture, lithic implements, beads, pottery, copper plate citations. Library, guide service. Timings: Summer 0700-1200hrs; Winter 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
ORISSA STATE MUSEUM
PO Bhubaneswar 750014, District Puri
Bhubaneswar
India (Orissa)
Archaeological objects, palm-leaf and paper manuscripts, portraits, models. Library, guide service, lectures occasionally. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
SALIPUR BRANCH MUSEUM
PO Salipur, Distt Cuttack
Salipur
India (Orissa)
Scupture, armoury, anthropological and natural history specimens. Guide service, school programmes. Timings: Summer 0700-1400 hrs; Winter 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and government Holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
Pondicheery
MAHAKAVI BHARATHIAR MEMORIAL MUSEUM-CUM-RESEARCH CENTRE
20 Eswaran Dharmaraja Koil Street
Pondicherry 605001
India (Pondicherry)
Manuscripts, letters and photographs of the late poet, Bharathiar. Library. Timings: 0900-1230 hrs and 1400-1745 hrs. Sundays 0900-1245 hrs. Closed on Mondays and public holidays.
Entry free
Photography with permission
.
 
MUSEUM OF THE GOVERNMENT PUBLIC LIBRARY
Rangapillai Road
Pondicherry 600001
India (Pondicherry)
Seals, beads, potsherds, designs. Timings: 0900-1200 hrs and 1600-1900 hrs. Closed on Mondays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
PONDICHERRY MUSEUM
1 rue Romain Rolland
Pondicherry 605001
India (Pondicherry)
Findings at Arikamedu, bronzes of Chola period, armoury, coins, handicrafts. Guide service. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays and public holidays.
Entry free
Photography with permission
.
 
Punjab
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Sandhu Ashram
Hoshiarpur
India (Punjab)
Sculpture, archaeological finds from Sanghol, paleolithic tools, manuscripts. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Ropar
India (Punjab)
Material belonging to Harappan and other cultures.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE MUSEUM
Sanghol
Ludhiana
India (Punjab)
Ceramics, terracottas, sculpture, coins, seals. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
ARMS & CHANDELIERS GALLERY
Quila Patiala
Patiala
India (Punjab)
Arms and chandeliers. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Photography allowed with permission.
 
ART GALLERY
Sheesh Mahal, Old Moti Bagh
Patiala
India (Punjab)
Arts and crafts, natural history gallery. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
 
BOTANY DEPARTMENT
Punjab University
Chandigarh 160014
India (Northern & Central Region)
Plant materials. Lectures, film shows. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
CENTRAL SIKH MUSEUM
Clock Tower Building, Golden Temple
Amritsar 143001
India (Punjab)
Paintings regarding Sikh history, coins, old arms, manuscripts. Library, guide service. Timings: 0700-1900 hrs; Mondays 0800-1800 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission of the Secretary.
 
DISTRICT MUSEUM
Banasur Bagh
Sangrur
India (Punjab)
Weapons, art and crafts, textiles, paintings. Guide service, film show. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Photography allowed with permission.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
Sector 10C
Chandigarh 160010
India (Northern & Central Region)
Gandhara and Brahminical sculpture, paintings, prehistoric relics. Library, guide service, lectures film shows on Sundays and Saturdays. Timings: 1000-1630 hrs. Closed on Monday and gazetted holdays.
Photography allowed with prior permissions.
 
GURU TEGH BAHADUR MUSEUM
Anandpur Sahib
India (Punjab)
Oil paintings relating to Sikh Gurus Guide service. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Photography allowed on request.
 
MAHARAJA RANJIT SINGH MUSEUM
Summer Palace
Amritsar
India (Punjab)
Belonging to the time and life of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Photography allowed with permission.
 
MEDAL GALLERY
Bara Dari
Patiala
India (Punjab)
Medals, coins and decorations. Guide service. Timings: Open on request
Photography allowed with permission
.
 
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
Punjab University
Chandigarh 160014
India (Northern & Central Region)
Contemporary paintings, sculpture and graphic art. Lectures, film shows. Timings: Summer 1400-1700 hrs; Winter 1000-1300 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography with permission.
 
MUSEUM OF RURAL LIFE OF PUNJAB
Punjab Agricultural University
Ludhiana 141004
India (Punjab)
Harappan Pottery, utensils, coins, costumes, jewellery, musical instruments. Guide service. Timings: August to April 0900-1600 hrs; May to July 0700-1300 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Photography allowed
.
 
SHAHEED BHAGAT SINGH MUSEUM
Khatkar Kalan
Jalandhar
India (Punjab)
Photographs and personalia of Shaheed Bhagat Singh and other freedom fighters. Guide service. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
ZOOLOGY MUSEUM
Punjab University
Chandigarh 160014
India (Northern & Central Region)
Items representing different groups of invertebrates and vertebrates. Guide service. Timings: Summer 0730-1330 hrs; Winter 0900-1700hrs. Closed on Sunday and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
Rajasthan
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Amber Fort
Amber 303101
India (Rajasthan)
Archaeological objects. Timings: Summer 0730-1030 hrs and 1500-1800 hrs. Winter 1000-1630 hrs. Open all days.
Entry free
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
District Ganganagar
Kalibangan 335803
India (Rajasthan)
Excavated materials from Kalibangan. Library, film shows occasionally. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
BHARATIYA LOK KALA MANDAL
N N Acharya Marg, Near Mohta Park
Udaipur 313001
India (Rajasthan)
Folk art, laquered toys, musical instruments and puppets. Timings: 0900-1800 hrs.
 
BIRLA MUSEUM
Pilani, Distt Jhunjunu
Pilani 333031
India (Rajasthan)
Western paintings and sculpture, old arms and weapons. Library, guide service, film shows twice dailly. Timings: Summer 0830-1700 hrs; Winter 0900-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
CENTRAL MUSEUM RAM NIWAS GARDEN
Jaipur 302004
India (Rajasthan)
Metal ware, ivory work, lacquer work, jewellery, textlies, pottery, carved wooden objects, arms and weapons, paintings. Guide service, film shows on Wednesday from 1900 to 2000 hrs. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Photography allowed.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Ahar
Udaipur 313001
India (Rajasthan)
Coins, arms, inscriptions, sculpture, paintings . Library, guide service. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Kota 324002
India (Rajasthan)
Sculpture, paintings, illustrated manuscripts, coins, arms, costumes. Lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed for study purpose
.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Mt Abu, Distt Sirohi
Sirohi
India (Rajasthan)
Brass work, sculpture, paintings textiles, blue pottery, camel leather work, ivory work. Library, school programmes. Timings: Summer 0730-1030 hrs and 1530-1800 hrs; Winter 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
City Palace
Alwar 301001
India (Rajasthan)
Inscriptions, sculpture, coins (archaeological section), paintings, manuscripts, arms. Library, guide service. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Photography allowed with permission.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Baratpur Fort
Bharatpur 321001
India (Rajasthan)
Sculpture, coins, armoury, zoological specimens, paintings. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays and other gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed for research purposes only.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Bikaner 334001
India (Rajasthan)
Archaeological objects, garments, arms, pottery, anatomy, local industry. Library. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Near Naja Bazar
Ajmer
India (Rajasthan)
Archaeological objects. Lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays and 11 holidays during the year.
Photography allowed only for academic purpose with permission of the Director, Archaeology and Museums, (Rajasthan), Jaipur
.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Jhalawar 326001
India (Rajasthan)
Sculpture, inscritions, paintings, coins, ivory carvings, costumes, manuscripts. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Jodhpur 342001
India (Rajasthan)
Coins, paintings, wood, lac and leather work, pottery, antiquity, ivory, stone, arms. Library, guide service. Timings: 1000-1630 hrs. Closed on Fridays and gazetted holidays.
Photography allowed
.
 
MAHARAJA SAWAI MAN SINGH II MUSEUM
City Palace
Jaipur 302002
India (Rajasthan)
Paintings, manuscripts, textiles, carpets, arms and weapons. Library, guide service. Timings: 0930-1645 hrs. Closed on Holi, Diwali, Dussehra, Independance Day and Gandhi Jayanti.
Photography allowed
.
 
MAHARANA MADHO SINGH MUSEUM AND SARASWATI BHANDAR
Fort
Kota 324006
India (Rajasthan)
Sculpture, coins, manuscripts, arms, costumes. Guide service. Timings: 16 April to 15 July 0730-1030 hrs and 1530-1800 hrs; 16 July to 15 April 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
RAJPUTANA MUSEUM
Ajmer
India (Rajasthan)
Inscriptions, coins, sculpture, copper plates, paintings, arms and armoury. Guide service, lectures. Timings: 16 April to 15 July: 0730-1030 hrs; 16 July to 15 April: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
SIKAR MUSEUM
Sikar
India (Rajasthan)
Sculpture, archaeology, arms and weapons. Timings: 0700-1100 hrs and 1600-1900 hrs; Winter 0800-1100 hrs and 1600-1800 hrs.
Entry free
.
 
SIR CHHOTOO RAM MEMORIAL MUSEUM
Gramothan Vidyapeeth
Sangaria
India (Rajasthan)
Sculpture, terracottas, metal panels from Rajasthan, metal images, coins, armour. Guide service. Timings: Summer 0730-1800 hrs; Winter 0900-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays.
Photography allowed.
 
SRC MUSEUM OF INDOLOGY & UNIVERSAL INSTITUTE OF ORIENTOLOGY
24 Gangwal Park
Jaipur 302004
India (Rajasthan)
Manuscripts, architectural paintings, sculpture and terracottas, stones, ornaments, textiles, arms, coins, philately, paintings, crafts. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs; Thuesday 1600-2000 hrs.
 
Tamil Nadu
ANATOMY DEPARTMENT MUSEUM
Stanley Medical College
Madras 600001
India (Tamil Nadu)
Specimens of embryology, dissections of the human body. Library. Timings: 0900-1500 hrs. Closed on gazetted and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography for medical use only.
 
ART MUSEUM
Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple
Madurai 625001
India (Tamil Nadu)
Bronzes, paintings, jewellery, wood carving and other art objects. Timings: 0600-2000 hrs. Open on all days.
Photography fee Rs. 5 per camera.
 
ARULMIGU ARANGANATHAR THANJAVUR
Thiruvarangam, Trichy District
Tiruchirapalli
India (Tamil Nadu)
Timings: 0900-1300 hrs and 1400-1800 hrs.
Photography not allowed.
 
COLLEGE MUSEUM
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Coimbatore 641003
India (Tamil Nadu)
Minerals, rocks, insect pests, fungal diseases, snakes, poults, silver and gold medals, cups, shields. Timings: 0900-1200 hrs and 14-1700 hrs.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
DEPARTMENT OF ANCIENT HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
University of Madras
Madras 600006
India (Tamil Nadu)
Excavated material and antiquities. Guide service, lectures. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on state government holidays.
Entry free
Photography with permission.
 
FORT MUSEUM
South Beach Road
Madras 600009
India (Tamil Nadu)
Arms, uniforms, medals, porcelain, coins, manuscripts, paintings, prints.Library, guide service. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
Photography allowed without flash and tripod.
 
GASS FOREST MUSEUM
Southern Forest Ranger's College and Research Centre
Coimbatore 641002
India (Tamil Nadu)
Forestry and allied products. Library. Timings: 0900-1300 hrs and 1400-1630 hrs. Closed on Sundays, 2nd Saturdays and public holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed in special cases
.
 
GHANDI MEMORIAL MUSEUM
Tammukkam
Madurai 62520
India (Tamil Nadu)
Gandiji's correspondence, manuscripts, books, photographs, recordings in his voice. Guide service, library, film shows. Timings: 1000-1300 hrs and 1400-1800 hrs.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Gandhi Memorial Museum Campus
Madurai 625020
India (Tamil Nadu)
Archaeological, anthropological, numismatics, zoological, botanical and geological objects of children's interest. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: Summer 0900-1230 hrs; Winter 1400-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays, second Saturdays and national holidays.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Pantheon Road, Egmore
Madras 600008
India (Tamil Nadu)
Exhibits on zoology, botany,and geology, phiately and chidren's section. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: 0800-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays and national holidays.
Photography allowed in galleries on payment of Rs 2 (Exept Bronze).
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Big Street, Thirugokarnam
Pudukkottai 622002
India (Tamil Nadu)
Geology, zoology, anthropology, botany, paintings, sculpture, bronzes. Library, guide service. Timings: 0900-1230 hrs and 1400-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays, 2nd Saturdays and national holidays.
Entry free
Photography fee Rs 2 (exept bronzes).
 
INSTITUTE OF ANATOMY
Madras Medical College, Park Town
Madras 600003
India (Tamil Nadu)
Dissected specimens of entire human body, nervous system, specimens in embryology, fully articulated skeletons of different types, individual bones of the body mounted inrotaring jars. Library, lectures. Timings: 0830-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays and government holidays.
 
MARINE MUSEUM OF MANDAPAM
Mandapam Camp
Mandapam 623520
India (Tamil Nadu)
Seaweeds, sponges, corals, fishes. Timings: 0900-1300 hrs and 1400-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and public holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
MUSEUM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY MEDICINE (SOCIAL AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE)
Madras Medical College
Madras 600003
India (Tamil Nadu)
Charts, models, slides pertaining to social and preventive medicine. Library, film shows, lectures. Timings: 1000-16000 hrs. Closed on Sundays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography with prior permission
.
 
OMALUR
Saliem Government Museum 636009
India (Tamil Nadu)
Archaeological, anthropological, numismatics, zoological, botanical. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: 0900-1230 hrs and 1300-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays, 2nd Saturdays and national holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
PALACE AND MUSEUM OF ANIQUITIES
Thuckalay PO, Kanyakumari District
Padmanabhapuram 629175
India (Tamil Nadu)
Sculpture, ceramics, wooden objects, coins. Guide service. Timings: 0900-1700 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Photography allowed.
 
ST JOSEPH'S COLLEGE
Tiruchirapalli 620001
India (Tamil Nadu)
Stuffed birds and animals, butterflies, stamp postcards, geological specimens, coins, gems. Guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: 0900-1200 hrs and 1300-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and school holidays.
Photography allowed
.
 
THANJAVUR GALLERY
Palace Building
Thanjavur 613009
India (Tamil Nadu)
Icons, sculpture, papier mache. Timings: 0900-1300 hrs and 1500-1800 hrs. Closed on Tamil New Years day, Saraswati Puja, Deepavali and Pongal.
Photography fee Rs 2 per camera.
 
ZOOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Madras Christian College, Tambaram
Madras 600059
India (Tamil Nadu)
Zoological specimens from all over India. Guide service. Timings: Monday through Fridays 0900-1500 hrs. Saturdays 0900-1300 hrs. Closed on Sundays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
ZOOLOGY MUSEUM
Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar
Annamalai Nagar 608101
India (Tamil Nadu)
Zoological speciments. Guide service, film shows on Fridays at 1700 hrs. Timings: 1000-1300 hrs. And 1400-1600 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
Tripura
TRIPURA GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
PO West Tripura
Agartala 799001
India (Tripura)
Rare stone images, old coins, Bengal kanthas, archaeological finds, natural history. Guide service. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography with permission
.
 
Uttarakhand
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Gurukul Kangri
Hardwar
India (Uttarakhand)
Prehistoric exhibits, sculpture, terracottas, coins, manuscripts, paintings. Guide service, library, film shows, lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
AYURVEDIC COLLEGE MUSEUM
Gurukul Kangri
Hardwar
India (Uttarakhand)
Biological, pathological, anatomical, pharmaceutical colletions and collections herbarium sheets. Guide service, film shows, lectures. Timings: Summer 0800-1700 hrs; Winter 0830-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
BOTANICAL SURVEY OF INDIA
3 Lakshmi Road, Dalanwala
Dehradun 248001
India (Uttarkhand)
Botanical collections. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Photography allowed.
 
FOREST RESEARCH INSTITUTE AND COLLEGE
PO New Forest
Dehradun
India (Uttarakhand)
Forestry, forest biology, forest products and wildlife, botanical, timber specimns, models. Library, guide service, film shows. Timings: 0930-1630 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
ZONAL MUSEUM
51-7 Hardwar Road
Dehradun
India (Uttarakhand)
Physical and cultural anthropology of north-western India. Timings: 1000-1300 hrs and 1400-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays, second Saturdays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission
.
 
ZOOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Gurukul Kangri University
Hardwar
India (Uttarakhand)
Zoological specimens. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on college holidays.
Entry free
 
ZOOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA
13 Subhas Road
Dehradun 248001
India (Uttarakhand)
Fauna of northern region. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: 1000- 1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
Uttar Pradesh
ABHAI SMARAK PANCHAL SANGRAHALAYA
125/5 Kishore Buildings, Kishore Bazar
Bareilly
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Pottery, coins terracotta figurines, beads. Guide service, lectures. Timings: Summer 0700-1100 hrs and 1600-1800 hrs; Winter 0800-1200 hrs and 1600-1730 hrs. Closed on Thursdays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
AGHARKAR MUSEUM
University of Allahabad
Allahabad 211002
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Specimens of fossil and living plants, ancient life forms, maps depicting the distribution and origin of plants. Timings: Summer 0700-1200 hrs; Winter 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and university holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
ALLAHABAD MUSEUM
Motilal Nehru Park
Allahabad
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Stone sculpture, terracottas, miniature paintings, seals, coins, presents from Jawaharal Nehru, miniature objects, handcrafts, manuscripts, arms and instrucions. Guide service, lectures, film shows on Sundays. Timings: 1 May to 30 June: 0700-1200 hrs.
 
ANAND BHAWAN
Allahabad 211002
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Personal belongings of Jawaharal Nehru and other members of the family. Picture gallery. Library, film shows daily at 1100-1300 hrs, lectures. Timings: Summer 0930-1700 hrs; Winter recess 1300-1330 hrs. Closed on Mondays and gazetted holidays.
 
ANATOMY MUSEUM
Moti Lal Nehru Medical College
Allahabad
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Dissected parts of the human body, models of human organs, embryology models to study various branches of anatomy. Timings: 1 July to 30 April 0900-1600 hrs; 1 May to 30 June 0800-1200 hrs. Closed on university holidays.
Entry free
 
ANATOMY MUSEUM
LLRM Medical College
Meerut 250102
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Dissected specimens of different regions of the human body. Timings: Summer 0700-1300 hrs; Winter 0900-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
ANTHROPOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Sri Jai Narain Degree, Station Road
Lucknow
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Biological and anthropological objects, tribal and traditional material, maps, charts, models. Guide service, film shows, lectures. Timings: 0700- 1100 hrs. Closed on Sundays and holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Gorakhpur University
Gorakhpur
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Coins, sculpture, photographs, stamps and casts of coins and sculpture. Timings: 1000-1630 hrs. Closed on university holidays.
Entry free
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
TD College
Jaunpur
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Sculpture, terracottas, coins. Timings: 1025-1715 hrs. Closed on college holidays.
Entry free
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Varanaseya Sanskrit Vishvavidyalaya
Varanasi
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Sculpture, paintings, coins, archaeological objects. Timings: July to February 1030-1200 hrs, March to June 0700-1200 hrs. Closed on university holidays.
Entry free
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Taj Mahal
Agra 282001
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Paintings, sketches, farmans, mosaic works, manuscripts. Library, film shows occasionally. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Sarnath PD, Distt Varanasi
Varanasi 221007
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Stone and bronze sculpture, seals, toys, terracotta. Library, film shows occasionally. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Friday.
Photography allowed.
 
ARMY MEDICAL CORPS CENTRE MUSEUM
Lucknow
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Old uniforms, swords and equipment, photographs, albums and histories of the Army, Navy and Air Force. Timings: 0800-1300 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
BHARAT KALA BHAVAN
Banaras Hindu University,
Varanasi 221005
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Sculpture, terracottas, miniatures, paintings, Nepal and Tibet sections. Guide service, film shows occassionally, lectures. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and university holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed on payment of Rs 10
.
 
BOTANY AND ZOOLOGY MUSEUM
IT College
Lucknow
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Shells, corals, fossils and other zoological specimens. Timings: Summer 0900-1345 hrs; Winter 0900-1530 hrs. Closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
Entry free
 
BOTANY DEPARTMANT
Lucknow University
Lucknow 226007
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Important and rare specimens of various disciplines of botany. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 1100-1600 hrs. Closed on all university holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
BOTANY MUSEUM
KS Saket Mahaviyalaya
Faizabad
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Specimens of botanical interest, algae, fungi, pteridophytes Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
BOTANY MUSEUM
Christ Church College
Kanpur
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Plants of all groups, class and families, fossils herbaria and plant products. Lectures. Timings: 0900- 1630 hrs. Closed on college holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
BOTANY MUSEUM
TD College
Jaunpur
India (Uttar Pradesh)
All important plant and fossil types. Guide service.lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
BOTANY MUSEUM
University of Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Different plants groups, insectivorous plants, herbarium represanting local flora and fossil specimens. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on university holidays.
Entry free
 
BUNDELKHAND CHHATRASAL MUSEUM
Banda
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Sculpture, terracottas, stone implements, beads and seals, coins. Timings: Summer 0730-1100 hrs and 1500-1730 hrs; Winter 0800-1100 hrs and 1430-1700 hrs. Closed on Wednesdays.
Entry free
Photography allowed but restricted
.
 
CENTRAL RESEARCH STATION MUSEUM
GSVM Medical College
Kanpur
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Surgical specimens from operation theatres. Timings: 0900-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
Motilal Nehru Marg
Lucknow
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Paintings, sculpture, toys, dolls, scientific models, dioramas. Guide service, film shows, lectures. Timings: 0130-1730 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND CRAFTS MUSEUM
Lucknow
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Ancient, arts and crafts. Guide service, film shows, lectures. Timings: 1000-1600 hrs. Closed on college holidays.
Photography not allowed.
 
COMMERCE MUSEUM
University of Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Charts, graphs, pictures, samples. Film shows. Timings: 1000-1630 hrs. Closed on university holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL MUSEUM
Kanpur
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Handicrafts, handloom, cottage industry products, marble, wood carving, brassware, carpets, silk goods Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY
KG Medical College
Lucknow 226001
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Mounted and dissected specimens of all the parts of humans and animals. Library, guide service, film shows on Saturdays. Timings: 1000-1600 hrs. Closed on all university holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
DEPARTMENT OF ANCIENT HISTORY, CULTURE AND ARCHAEOLOGY MUSEUM
University of Allahabad
Allahabad 211002
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Prehistoric tools from earliest times to the end of the Pleistocene age, mesolithic tools, human and animal sceletons, antiquities, collection from Ghositaram, the famous Buddist monastery. Guide service. Timings: Summer 0700-1200 hrs; Winter 1000-1600 hrs.
 
DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY MUSEUM
University of Lucknow
Lucknow 226007
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Ethnographic, prehistoric and archaeological exhibits. Lectures occasionally. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on university holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission
.
 
DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY MUSEUM
Meerut University
Meerut 250001
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Plant materials of different groups. Library, guide service, film shows, lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on university holidays.
Photography allowed.
 
DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY
University of Lucknow
Lucknow 226007
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Indian rock types, Indian minerals. Timings: 1030-1630 hrs. Closed on all university holidays.
Entry free
 
DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY
LLRM Medical College
Meerut 250102
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Pharmaceutical preparations, crude drugs, poisons, machines used in pharmaceutical preparations. Library, lectures. Timings: 0930-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and other holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY
Christ Church College
Kanpur
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Museum specimens preserved in formalin, stuffed birds and animals, charts, insects. Library, lectures. Timings: 1000-1630 hrs. Closed on college holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
DEPARTMENTAL MUSEUM
Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
Varanasi 221005
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Archaeological materials, plaster cast sculptures, coins. Guide service, lectures. Timings: 1030-1630 hrs. Closed on university holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
 
DR RAJ BALI PANDEY PURATAVA AND KALA SANGRAHALAYA SAMITI
MMM Siksha Sansthan, Bhatpar Rani
Deoria
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Stone sculpture, stone tools, terracottas, coins, microlithic tools, copper plates, bricks, potteries, manuscripts. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows on Sundays. Timings: Summer 0630-1700 hrs; Winter 0700-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and other holidays.
 
FORENSIC MEDICINE MUSEUM
KG Medical College
Lucknow
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Speciments of injuries, poisoning, poisons, weapons and specimens of the human body. Library, lectures. Timings: 0930-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and university holidays.
Entry free

Photography not allowed.
 
GANDHI MUSEUM
Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Lucknow 226001
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Photographs, paintings, replicas, stamps. Library, guide service, film shows on Sundays and other important occasions, lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Fridays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
GANGANATH JHA KENDRIYA SANSKRIT VIDYAPEETH
Moti Lal Nehru Park
Allahabad 211002
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Mainly Sanscrit manuscripts; a few in Hindi, Persian, Bengali, Maithili and Oriya. Library, lectures occasionally. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Central Government holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
GEOGRAHY MUSEUM
KS Saket Mahavidyalaya
Faizabad 312
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Specimens of rocks, minerals, peculiar sand from Kanniyakumari. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
GEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi 221005
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Material of geological interest. Library. Timings: Summer 0700-1230 hrs. Winter 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and university holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
GEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Sri JND College
Lucknow 226001
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Geological specimens of rocks, minerals ores and fossils, charts, models, maps. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 1030-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays and other holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
GEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
MG Marg
Lucknow 226001
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Rocks, minerals, fossils, models, maps, charts, and photographs. Library guide service, film shows, lectures. Timings: 1100-1300 hrs. and 1400-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission.
 
GEOLOGY AND GEOPHYSICS MUSEUM
University of Roorkee
Roorkee 247672
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Minerals, rocks and fossils, charts, models. Timings: Monday to Friday: 0900-1700 hrs; Sunday: 0900-1300 hrs. Closed on Sundays.
Entry free
 
GOVERNMENT ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND EDUCATIONAL MUSEUM
Deoria 274001
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Stone images explored and collected, terracottas, minerals, rocks, stuffed birds and animals, zoological specimens, coins, manuscripts. Library, guide service. Timings: Summer 0700-1200 hrs; Winter 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and other gazetted holidays.
 
GOVERNMENT EDUCATIONAL MUSEUM
Station Road
Etawah 206001
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Tel: Summer 0630-1230 hrs
Ancient coins, plaster casts, fish and animal breeds, modern sculpture, sculpture and portraits of national feaders. Library , guide service. Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
GOVERNMENT EDUCATIONAL MUSEUM
DISO Bulandshahr
Bulandshahr
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Historical and scientific exhibits, toys, charts and maps, models, books, paintings, coins. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on s Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
GOVERNMENT EDUCATIONAL MUSEUM
Muzaffarnagar
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Coins, terracottas, sculpture, paintings dolls, stamps, cannons. Guide service, film shows. Timings: Summer 0700-1200 hrs; Winter 1100-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
GOVERNMENT JTC
Faizabad
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Animal skeletons, coins, replicas, horns of different animals, wooden toys, stone toys and idols of the past, earthen toys, recent foreign coins, replicas. Timings: Open during school hours. Closed on school holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
GOVERNMENT MUSEUM
Museum Road
Mathura 281001
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Sculpture, terracottas and bronzes dating from 5th century BC to 1200 AD. Library, guide service, film shows, lectures. Timings: 16 April to 30 June 0730-1230 hrs, 1 July to 15 April 1030-1630 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
 
HINDI SANGRAHALAYA
Hindi Sahitya Sammelan
Allahabad
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Printed books, periodicals, manuscripts, coins, letters, photographs. Timings: Summer: 0630-1130 hrs; Winter: 1100-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and important holidays.
Entry free
 
JAIL TRAINING MUSEUM
Lucknow
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Fetters, models of jail, wooden models of execution chamber (phansi ghar), photos of prisons where eminent freedom-fighters were kept, collections from prisoners. Guide service, film shows daily except Saturdays, lectures Timings: Summer 0700-1200 hrs.
 
MAHARAJA BANARAS VIDYA MANDIR MUSEUM
Ramnagar Fort
Varanasi
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Textiles, especially brocades, manuscripts, weapons. Library, guide service. Timings: January to March 0900-1230 hrs and 1400-1700 hrs; April to September 0830-1200 hrs and 1400-1800 hrs; October to December 0900- 1230 hrs and 1400- 1700 hrs.
 
MAHATMA GHANDI HINDI SANGRAHALAYA
Hindi Bhawan
Kalpi
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Sculpture, paintings, terracottas, metal images, coins and manuscripts. Timings: Summer: 7000-1100 hrs and 1700-2100 hrs; Winter: 0800-1200 hrs and 1600-2000 hrs. Closed on Tuesdays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
MUSEUM OF ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY
Lucknow University
Lucknow 226007
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Plaster casts, models, seals, coins and terracotta. Timings: 1100-1600 hrs. Closed on university holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
MUSEUM OF PATHOLOGY
KG Medical College
Lucknow 226003
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Pathological specimens of surgical,medical and other various systems, models in clay and plastic, charts, photographs, mounted X-rays. Library, lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and university holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
PATHOLOGY MUSEUM
GSVM Medical College
Kanpur 208002
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Pathology specimens. Guide service. Timings: 0900-1300 hrs and 1400-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays and college holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
PATHOLOGY MUSEUM
LLRM Medical College
Meerut 250102
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Diseased organs of the human body obtained after post-mortem and surgery. Timings: 0930-1630 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free.
 
PATHOLOGY MUSEUM
Moti Lal Nehru Medical College
Allahabad
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Specimens in formal saline, diseased organs, hospital collections. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Lucknow 226001
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Models and photographs of buildings, roads and bridges. Guide service, lectures. Timings: 0930-1630 hrs. Closed on second Saturdays, Sundays and state government holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
PURATATVA SANGRAHALAYA
Rahul Sanskritayan Sansthan, Alinagar
Gorakhpur
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Sculpture, coins, terracottas, beads, palm-leafs manuscripts. Guide service, film shows, lectures. Timings: 0900-1630 hrs. Closed on Monday.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
RANI LAKSHMI BAI PALACE
Jhansi 284001
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Hindu and Jain red sandstone images from the 9th to the 12th century. Timings: 0800-1700 hrs. Open on all days.
Entry free
Photography allowed with permission
.
 
SCHOOL MUSEUM
Ramakrishna Mission HS School, Ramakrishna Nagar
Kanpur
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Guide service, film shows, lectures. Timings: Summer: 0700-1135 hrs; Winter: 1000-1550 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
SCHOOL OF PLANT MORPHOLOGY
Meerut College
Meerut
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Specimens of different groups of plants, collection of woods and fossils. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and other holidays.
Entry free
 
SOCIAL AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE MUSEUM
LLRM Medical College
Meerut 250102
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Models and charts on communicable diseases, nutrition, demography, environmental sanitation. Guide service, lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and all gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
STATE HEALTH INSTITUTE MUSEUM
Lucknow
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Specimens relating to health science only. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
STATE MUSEUM
Banarsi Bagh
Lucknow
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Sculpture, terracottas, coins, ivory wood work, bronzes and paintings. Guide service, film shows on prior intimation. Timings: 1030-1630 hrs. Closed on Mondays and important holidays.
Photography allowed with permission on paying of Rs 2.
 
SURVEY MUSEUM
University of Roorkee
Roorkee 247672
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Old surveying equipment dating back to 1890 AD and latest surveying and mapping equipment. Guide service, lectures. Timings: 0900-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays and university holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE
Kennedy House Aligarh Muslim University
Aligarh 202001
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Specimens of science, sculpture, terracottas, paintings, textiles, coins. Library, guide service, lecture, film shows on alternative Sundays. Timings: Summer 0730-1330 hrs; Winter 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on university holidays and Sundays.
 
VRINDABAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Loi Bazar
Vrindaban 281121
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Manuscripts in various languages, paintings, farmans, coins, sculpture, miniatures. Library, guide service, film shows, lectures. Timings: April to July 0730-1230 hrs; August to March 1030-1630 hrs. Closed on Fridays and restricted gazetted holidays.
 
ZOOLOGICAL MUSEUM
TD College
Jaunpur
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Zoological specimens. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on college holidays.
Entry free
 
ZOOLOGICAL MUSEUM
University of Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur
India (Uttar Pradesh)
All the major vertebrates and invertebrates, phyla and rare animals. Guide service, film shows. Timings: 0950-1630 hrs. Closed on Sundays and other holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
ZOOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Meerut College
Meerut
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Teaching and research including displays for the public. Guide service, film shows occasionally and unspecified lectures. Timings: 0800-1700 hrs. Closed on college holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
ZOOLOGICAL MUSEUM  
DAV College
Muzaffarnagar
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Zoological specimens, freshwater fish, fossils, sceletons. Timings: 0830-1800 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
 
ZOOLOGY DEPARTMENT
University of Allahabad
Allahabad 211002
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Zoological specimens, preseryed stuffed animals, sceletons, some rare fossils. Library, guide service. Timings: Summer 0700-1200 hrs; Winter 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and university holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
ZOOLOGY MUSEUM
Sanstan Dharam College
Muzaffarnagar
India (Uttar Pradesh)
Invertebrate animals and collection on insects. Guide service. Timings: 1030-1630 hrs. Closed on Sundays and college holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed
.
 
West Bengal
ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS
Cathedral Road
Calcutta 700016
India (West Bengal)
Rabindranath's paintings and personal belongings, letters, manuscripts, sculpture, old miniature paintings, lithographs, manuscripts, engravings. Library guide Service, lectures, film shows. Timings: 1500-2000 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Photography with permission.
 
ACHARYA JOGESH CHANDRA PURAKIRTI BHAVAN
Vishnupur, District Bankura
Bankura
India (West Bengal)
Art and architecture from prehistoric period to this day, old manuscripts, folk art. Guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: Summer 1730-1930 hrs; Winter 1700- 1900 hrs.
Entry free
Photography allowed with prior permission from the authoity.
 
AKSHAYA KUMAR MAITREYA MUSEUM
North Bengal Universizy, PO Darjeeling District
Darjeeling
India (West Bengal)
Stone, bronze, wooden sculpture, coins, manuscripts, paintings, miniatures. Timings: University timings. Closed on university holidays.
Entry free
Photography with permission.
 
AMULYA PRATNASALA
PO and Village Rajybalhat
Hooghly
India (West Bengal)
Sculpture, coins, terracottas, manuscripts. Timings: 1400-2100 hrs. Closed on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
ANANDA NIKETAN KIRTISHALA
PO Bagnan, District Howrah
Howrah 711303
India (West Bengal)
Ancient terracotta figures, coins, stone sculpture, manuscripts, bronze, icons, stone sculpture, manusripts, bronze, icons. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows occasionally. Timings: 1100-1700 hrs; Closed on Thursdays, government/ local public holidays.
 
ASHUTOSH MUSEUM OF INDIAN ART
Centenary Building (First Floor), Calcutta University, College Street
Calcutta 700073
India (West Bengal)
Stone, bronze, sculpture, paintings, coins, terracottas. Film shows, lectures occasionally. Timings: 1030-1730 hrs. Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and university holidays.
Entry free

Photography with permission.
 
ASIATIC SOCIETY
1 Park Street
Calcutta
India (West Bengal)
Manuscripts, coins, paintings, sculpture. Guide service, lectures. Timings: 1200-1900 hrs on working days; Saturdays: 1200-1530 hrs. Closed on Sundays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
BANGIYA SAHITYA PARISAD MUSEUM
243/1 Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road
Calcutta
India (West Bengal)
Antiques, icons, insriptions and images both of metal and stone. It includes apparel and articles of Rammohun Roy, Vidyasagar, original diaries of Sister Nivedita and others. Film shows, lectures. Timings: 1300-1900 hrs. Closed on Thursdays and public holidays.
 
BIRLA ACADEMY OF ART AND CULTURE MUSEUM
108-109 Southern Avenue
Calcutta 700029
India (West Bengal)
Paintings of the medieval period, modern art, anthropology. Library. Timings: 1530-1800 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
 
BIRLA INDUSTRIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL MUSEUM
19A Gurusaday Road
Calcutta 700019
India (West Bengal)
Models and exhibits on various branches of physical sciences, industry and technology including original objects. Library, guide service, film shows from Tuesday to Friday at 1500 hrs, Saturdays and sundays at 1230 hrs and 1500 hrs. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs.
 
BIRLA PLANETARIUM
96 Jawaharial Nehru Road
Calcutta
India (West Bengal)
Exhibits pertaining to various fields of astronomy, astrphysics and celestial mechanics. Guide service occasionally, lectures, film shows. Timings: 1200-1930 hrs on weekdays; 1000-2100 hrs on Sundays and holidays.
Photography not allowed.
 
CAREY MUSEUM
Serampore College
712201 Serampore 712201
India (West Bengal)
Memorabilia of the founders Carey, marhman and ward. Library, guide service. Timings: 0930-1730 hrs. Closed on Sundays and declared holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
CENTRAL NATIONAL HERBARIUM
PO Botanic Garden
711103 Howrah
India (West Bengal)
1.5 million dried plant materials. Largest herbarium in South East Asia having rich collections of eminent botanists of the last 200 years. Main centre in India for taxonomic research. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 1015-1715 hrs.
 
COLLEGE OF TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY
12 William Carey Road, Serampore
Hooghly
India (West Bengal)
Different types of textile products. Guide service. Timings: Monday to Friday 1000-1630 hrs; Saturdays 1000-1300 hrs; Saturdays 1000-1300 hrs. Closed on Sundays and public holidays.
Entry free
Photography with permission.
 
CRAFTS MUSEUM
9-12 Old Court House Street
Calcutta
India (West Bengal)
Rural arts, crafts, ivory, metal objects and textiles from different regions of India. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs.
 
DISTRICT LIBRARY
Midnapore
India (West Bengal)
Stone images of Hindu gods and goddesses, clay models, utensils. Timings: Summer 1500-2100 hrs. Winter 1300-2000 hrs. Closed on Wednesdays, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays and government holidays.
Photography allowed
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ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM OF THE CULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE
New Secretariat Buildings (1st floor), 1 KS Roy Road
Calcutta 700001
India (West Bengal)
Ethnographic specimens. Library. Timings: 1030-1730 hrs on weekdays, Saturdays 1030-1400 hrs. Closed on Sundays and holidays.
Entry free
Photography with permission.
 
FACULTY OF VETERINARY AND ANIMAL SCIENCE
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya, 37 Belgachia Road,
Calcutta 700037
India (West Bengal)
Collections from hospitals, slaughter houses. Guide service, lectures, film shows on weekdays 1100-1600 hrs. Timings: University timings. Closed on Saturdays (second half) and Sundays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
GANDHI SMARAK SANGRAHALAYA
14 Riverside Road
Barrackpore
India (West Bengal)
Photographs on Gandhiji's Life, photostat letters to Gandhiji from different countries, press cuttings, bullets and recordings of the Mahatma's reminscencies. Library. Timings: 1100-1700 hrs. Closed on Wednesdays.
 
GOVERNMENT INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL MUSEUM
45 Ganesh Chandra Avenue
Calcutta 700013
India (West Bengal)
Industrial and commercial products of West Bengal, handicrafts and objects of folk art. Library, lectures. Timings: 1030-1730 hrs on Weekdays; Saturdays: 1030-1400 hrs. Closed on Sundays and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography with special permission.
 
GURUSADAY MUSEUM OF BENGAL FOLK ART
PO Joka, District 24 Parganas.
Bratacharigram
India (West Bengal)
Terracottas, brass, bronze,sculpture, dolls, toys, musical instruments, manuscripts. Guide service. Timings: 1100-1700 hrs.Closed on Thursdays and state government holidays.
Photography with permission.
 
HIMALAYAN MOUNTAINEERING INSTITUTE
Jaawahar Prabat
Darjeeling 734101
India (West Bengal)
Expedition photographs, rocks, fauna, monograms. Library, film shows, lectures. Timings: 15 March to 14 November 0900- 1700 hrs; 15 November to 14 March 0900- 1630 hrs. Closed on Thuesdays (only in winter).
Photography allowed.
 
INDIAN MUSEUM
27 Jawaharial Nehru Road
Calcutta
India (West Bengal)
Ivory, bronze, jewellery, temple banners, costumes, masks, sculpture, terracottas, coins, manuscrits, mammals, reptiles, birds. Guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: March to November 1000-1700 hrs; December to February 1000-1630 hrs.
 
INDUSTRIAL SAFETY MUSEUM OF REGIONAL LABOUR INSTITUTE
Lake Town
Calcutta 700055
India (West Bengal)
Tel: 572731, 572732, 573254
Exhibits on industrial safety, hygiene and occupational health. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on second Saturdays, Sundays and government holidays.
Entry free
 
INDUSTRIAL SECTION, INDIAN MUSEUM
1 Sunder Street
Calcutta 700016
India (West Bengal)
Specimens and exhibits of plants and plant products, economic herbarium. Library, guide service, school programmes, film shows on request. Timings: Summer 1000-1700 hrs; Winter 1000-1630 hrs. Closed on Mondays and other national holidays.
 
INSTITUTE OF PORT MANAGEMENT
New Traffic Building (2nd Floor), 40 Circular Garden Reach Road
Calcutta 700024
India (West Bengal)
Models, charts, photographs, maps. Film shows arranged for invited audience, lectures. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and holidays.
Photography allowed on prior permission from the Director.
 
JUTE MUSEUM
12 Regent Park
Calcutta 700040
India (West Bengal)
Story of the jute cultivation, marketing, manufacturing of jute goods. Timings: 0930-1630 hrs. Closed on 2nd Saturdays, Sundays and central government holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed with special permission
.
 
LLOYD BOTANICAL GARDEN
Darjeeling 734101
India (West Bengal)
Herbarium: preserves rare botanical specimens. Library. Timings: Garden: Sunrise to sunset; Herbarium: 1000-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays and holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed.
 
MARBLE PALACE ART GALLERY AND ZOO
46 Muktaram Babu Street
Calcutta 700007
India (West Bengal)
Marble, bronze, wood work, paint, glass, porcelain. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: 1000-1600 hrs. Closed on Mondays and Thursdays.
Entry free
Photography allowed for documentary purpose.
 
MUNCIPAL MUSEUM
College Street Market (North Block)
Calcutta
India (West Bengal)
Public and civil health and indigenous products. Timings: 1030-1700 hrs. Closed on Sundays and other holidays.
 
MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
Institute Chandernagar, The Residency
Chandernagar
India (West Bengal)
Relics of French in India and valuable documents; relics of local fighters, paintings, terracottas, antiques. Timings: Weekdays 1600-1830 hrs; Sundays 1100-1700 hrs. Closed on Thursdays.
 
NANDAN MUSEUM
Visva Bharati
Santiniketan 731235
India (West Bengal)
Terracottas, paintings, original tracings of Ajanta, Cochin. Library, lectures occasionally. Timings: Summer 0700-1130 hrs and 1330-1600 hrs; Winter 0730-1200 hrs and 1400.1600 hrs. Closed on Wednesdays and university holidays.
Entry free
 
NATIONAL LIBRARY
Alipore
Calcutta 700027
India (West Bengal)
Rare books, manuscripts, original letters and notes of eminent personalities. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs on weekdays.
 
NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
Near Chowrasta
Darjeeling
India (West Bengal)
Butterflies, birds, reptiles, fish, insects. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Wednesdays 1300-1700 hrs. Closes one hour earlier during winter. Closed on Thursdays.
 
NEHRU CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
94/1 Chowringhee Road
Calcutta 700020
India (West Bengal)
The Ramayana depicted in 1500 miniature models; the Mahabharata depicted in 2000 miniature models, dolls and toys, science gallery. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: 1100-1900 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Photography allowed
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NETAJI MUSEUM
38/2 Lala Lajpat Road
Calcutta 700020
India (West Bengal)
Original letters, manuscripts, paintings, sculpture, original documents and photostat copies of letters, documents concerning the life, activities and thoughts of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and Sarat Chandra Bose. Guide service, lectures, film shows.
 
OUR INDIA PROJECT MUSEUM
24 Parganas
Narendrapur
India (West Bengal)
Minerals, cash crop samles, models. Timings: January to May 0900-1150 hrs and 1330-1600- hrs; October to December 0900-1150 hrs and 1330-1540 hrs. Closed on Sundays, holidays and June vacation days.
Entry free
Photography allowed
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PADMAJA NAIDU HIMALAYAN ZOOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Darjeeling
India (West Bengal)
Animals and birds of high altitude. Lectures. Timings: 1 April to 15 November 0800-1700 hrs; 16 November to 31 March 0800-1630 hrs. Open on all days.
Photography allowed
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RABINDRA BHARATI MUSEUM
6/4 Dwarkanath Tagore Lane
Calcutta 700007
India (West Bengal)
Paintings of Tagore, photographs, personal effects, books, journals, tapes and disc records. Library, guide service, lectures, film shows. Timings: 1000-1700 hrs. Saturdays 1000-1330 hrs. Closed on Sundays, government holidays and university holidays.
 
RAVINDRA BHAVAN
PO Santiniketan, District Birbhum
Santinketan 731235
India (West Bengal)
Paintings, manuscripts, letters. Guide service on request. Film shows on special occasion. Timings: Summer: Thursdays to Tuesdays 0700-1100 hrs. Winter:Thursdays to Monday 1030-1630 hrs. Tuesday 1030-1300 hrs. Closed on Wednesdays.
Entry free
 
RG KAR MEDICAL COLLEGE
1 Belgachia Road
Calcutta
India (West Bengal)
Mainly post operative specimens. Lectures. Timings: 1100-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays and government holidays.
Entry free
Photography allowed exept in some special cases.
 
RISHI BANKIM LIBRARY AND MUSEUM
Kanthalpera
Naihati
India (West Bengal)
Manuscripts, letters of Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, documents, books and many personal effects of the author. Timings: 1200-1800 hrs. Fridays 1500-1800 hrs. Closed on Thursdays and government holidays.
 
SAHITYA PARISHAD MUSEUM
Vidyasagar Memorial Hall, Vidyasagar Road
Midnapore
India (West Bengal)
Stone sculpture, pottery, seals, coins, two copperplates Timings: 1830-2030 hrs. Closed on Thursdays.
Entry free
Photography on prescribed fee
.
 
SARAT SMRITI GRANTHAGAR
Penitras
Howrah
India (West Bengal)
Manuscripts, terracottas, sculpture, coins folk arts of serveral counties. Timings: 0700-1100 hrs; 1600-1900 hrs. Wednesday 0700-1100 hrs. Closed on Thursdays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
STATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL GALLERY
33, Chittaranjan Avenue (1st and 4th floors)
Calcutta
India (West Bengal)
Antiquiteis, sculpture, metal, ivory, paintings, manuscripts. Guide service, lectures. Timings: 1200-1600 hrs. Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, public and gazetted holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed
.
 
STATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
1 Satyendra Nath Roy Road, Behala
Calcutta 700034
India (West Bengal)
Prehistory, stone artefacts, pottery, antiquities, metal ivory, coins, manuscripts. Guide service, lectures. Timings: 1200-1600 hrs. Closed on Sundays and government holidays.
Photography with permission
.
 
TAMRALIPTAS MUSEUM AND RESEARCH CENTRE
PO Tamluk
Midnapore
India (West Bengal)
Pottery, stone tools, terracottas, sculpture, figurines, stone and bronze sculpture, manuscripts, coins. Guide service. Timings: 1600-1900 hrs. Closed on Wednesdays.
Entry free
Photography with prior permission.
 
VICTORIA MEMORIAL HALL
1 Queen's Way
Calcutta 700071
India (West Bengal)
Drawings, busts, statues, manuscripts, documents, stamps, coins. Guide service, lectures, library. Timings: 1 March to 31 October 1000-1700 hrs;
1 November to 28 February 1000-1600 hrs. Closed on Mondays and gazetted holidays.
 
WEST BENGAL FOREST SCHOOL MUSEUM
PO Dow-Hill (Kurseong)
Darjeeling 734204
India (West Bengal)
Skull, skin, collection of forest produce. Guide service. Timings: Mondays to Fridays 1000-1200 hrs and 1400-1600 hrs. Saturdays 1000-1200 hrs. Closed on Sundays and holidays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
ZILLA SANGRAHASHALA
Haripada Sahitya Mandir, District Purulia
Purulia 723101
India (West Bengal)
Sculpture, terracottas, manuscripts, coins, various minerals. Library, guide service, lectures. Timings: 1100-1600 hrs. Closed on Mondays.
Entry free
Photography not allowed.
 
 
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