in Maharashtra, India
The state of Maharashtra
boasts of some well known museums which preserve its history &
culture and also serves as an interesting attraction for visitors.
If you are planning to visit a Museum, make sure to confirm the
days on which the museum is closed. Usually, most museums are closed
to public on Public Holidays and Sundays.
take a look at some Museums in Maharashtra -
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, Pune
The Raja Dinkar
Kelkar Museum in Pune has an interesting collection of musical
instruments, writing implements, kitchen utensils, earthen ware,
toys, paintings, coins, terracota, textiles, scuplture, and more.
Gallery 1 and Gallery 2 provide a glimpse into history, displaying
pictures of Late Dr. D.G. Kelkar with several well known people.
Dinkar Kelkar Museum,
1377-78, Natu Baug, Off. Bajirao Road,
Shukrawar Peth, Pune - 411 002 Maharashtra
more information, visit: www.rajakelkarmuseum.com
National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai
The National Gallery
of Modern Art, Mumbai was established with the aim of promoting
modern art in India and preserving art work from 1857 and beyond.
Here you will find on display creative art from some of the most
well known Indian artists including M.F. Husain, F.N. Souza, Akbar
Padamsee, Jahangir Sabavala, etc.
Gallery of Modern Art,
National Gallery of Modern Art
Sir Cowasji Jahangir Public Hall
M G Road, Fort Mumbai - 400032
more information, visit: www.ngmaindia.gov.in/ngma_mumbai.asp
Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai
The Jehangir Art
Gallery in Mumbai was established in 1952 by Sir Cowasji Jehangir.
This art gallery has 4 exhibition halls which serve as the venue
for several art exhibitions.
Kalaghoda, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Chhatrapati Shivaji Vastu Sanghralaya, Mumbai
Shivaji Vastu Sanghralaya (formerly the Prince of Wales Museum)
has 3 main sections which include Natural History, Archaeology (ornaments,
primitive tools) , and Arts (Indian Paintings, Textiles).
Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sanghralaya
Gandhi Road, Kalaghoda, Mumbai
The Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), Mumbai
Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), Mumbai is dedicated to
the conservation of nature, animals and birds. Here there is a well
stocked and large library where you will find interesting books
Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), Mumbai
House, Opp.Lion Gate,
Shaheed Bhagat Singh Road,
Mumbai 400 001, Maharashtra
more information, visit: www.bnhs.org
Archaeology Museum, Deccan College, Pune
College, Post Graduate & Research Institute in Pune is home
to the Archaeology Museum. There are several galleries here which
include Stone Age Gallery, Megalithic Gallery, Medieval Archaeology
Gallery, Chalcolithic Gallery and more.
Museum, Deccan College
Pune - 411006,
more information, visit: www.deccancollegepune.ac.in/museum_archaeology.asp
Sree Bhavani Museum, Aundh
Bhavani Museum in Aundh has on display several paintings created
by famous Indian painters such as Raja Ravi Varma and more.
Bhavani Museum, Aundh
Hill, outskirts of Pune, Maharashtra
Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai
on May 2, 1872 as the Victoria & Albert Museum, the museum was
later renamed as Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum in 1975. Some of the galleries
here include Industrial Arts Gallery, 19th Century Paintings, Origins
of Mumbai Gallery, Founders' Gallery, Kamalnayan Bajaj Special Exhibitions
Gallery, and Kamalnayan Bajaj Mumbai Gallery, etc. A visit to the
museum will help you to understand the cultural history of the city
Bhau Daji Lad Museum,
91 A, Rani
Baug, Veer Mata Jijbai Bhonsle Udyan,
Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Marg,
Byculla East, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400027
more information, visit: www.bdlmuseum.org
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