in Paschim Banga (West Bengal), India
Located in the eastern
part of India, West Bengal, now renamed Poschim Bongo is a state
of India most well known for its rich culture, heritage and traditions.
Festivals in this region are celebrated with great fervour.
take a look at some well known Museums in Poschim Bongo (West Bengal)
Crafts Museum, Kolkata
As the name suggests,
Crafts Museum in Kolkata is dedicated to preserving and
displaying arts and crafts from rural India. On display here are
a variety of textiles and metal objects etc from different regions
such as Assam, Tripura and Paschim Banga, etc.
9-12, Old Courthouse Street, Kolkata
Nehru Children's Museum, Kolkata
The Nehru Children's
Museum was established in 1972 by the National Cultural Association
as a mark of respect to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Here you will find
4 main sections - Toys, Dolls, Ramayan and Mahabharat section.
94/1 J.L. Nehru, Kolkata - 700020
Victoria Memorial Museum, Kolkata
The Victoria Memorial
is one of the most well known and frequently visited landmarks in
Kolkata. Built in 1921, the Victoria Memorial was later converted
into a Museum. Today, at the Victoria Memorial Museum you
will find several paintings, coins, manuscripts and sculptures.
In addition, there are several items which serve as reminders of
the British colonial period.
Cathedral Road, Kolkata
Indian Museum, Kolkata
The Indian Museum
is home to several cutlural artifacts as well as items of huge
importance such as fossils, meteorites etc. The different sections
in this museum include Rare Exhibits, Art collections, Special exibits,
Nehru Road, Kolkata - 700016
more details, visit: http://indianmuseumkolkata.org/
Birla Academy of Art And Culture Museum, Kolkata
Museum at Birla Academy of Art & Culture, in Kolkata has
3 main sections - Traditional, International, and Contemporary.
The traditional section includes Paintings and Sculptures, the International
section includes Paintings and the Contemporary section includes
Painting, Sculpture, Graphic and Drawing.
more details, visit: www.birlaart.com/meseum.php
Rabindra Bharati Museum, Kolkata
Bharati Museum is the ancestral home of Nobel Prize winner,
writer and poet Rabindranath Tagore, the pride of Bengal. His home
was converted into a museum and till date, houses some of the most
treasured items such as journals, paintings, utensils, furniture,
sculptures, and photographs, etc.
D.N. Tagore Lane, Kolkata - 700007
Ashutosh Museum of Indian Art, Kolkata
Ashutosh Museum of Indian Art was established in 1937 with an
objective of preserving art work from India, especially Bengal.
The museum was recognised as the first public museum established
in a University of India. The museum is home to a variety of sculptures
based on different styles.
Museum of Indian Art,
Building, Kolkata University,
College Street, Kolkata - 700073
Birla Industrial & Technological Museum, Kolkata
Birla Industrial & Technological Museum in Kolkata is focussed
at preserving historical objects, as well as showing the growth
of science and technology.
Industrial & Technological Museum, Kolkata,
19 A, Gurusaday
Road, Kolkata - 700019
to the museums mentioned above, there are several other museums
and galleries in West Bengal including Asiatic Society Museum, Kolkata
Panorama At Town Hall, etc.
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