List of museums in India

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This is a list of notable museums in India by state and union territory:

Indian Museum, Kolkata, established in 1814 is the oldest and the largest[1] museum in India. It has a collection of 102,646 artifacts. (as on 31 March 2004)[2]
National Museum, New Delhi established in 1949 is one of the largest in the country with a collection 2,00,000 plus artifacts.[3]
Salarjung Museum, Hyderabad established in 1951 is the largest collection of antiques of an individual in the world.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands[edit]

Andhra Pradesh[edit]

Arunachal Pradesh[edit]

Assam[edit]

Bihar[edit]

Patna Museum, Patna established in 1917

Chandigarh[edit]

National Capital Territory of Delhi[edit]

National Museum, New Delhi established in 1949

Goa[edit]

Gujarat[edit]

Himachal Pradesh[edit]

Jammu and Kashmir[edit]

Jharkhand[edit]

Karnataka[edit]

Kerala[edit]

Napier Museum, Thiruvananthapuram established in 1855

Madhya Pradesh[edit]

Maharashtra[edit]

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (formerly Price of Wales museum) established in 1922
Cowasji Jehangir Hall, Mumbai is a modern art museum established in 1911

Mizoram[edit]

Odisha[edit]

Punjab[edit]

Virasat-e-Khalsa established in 2011 showcases sikhism.

Rajasthan[edit]

Sikkim[edit]

Tamil Nadu[edit]

Government Museum, Chennai complex by Willie Burke, c. 1905

Telangana[edit]

Tripura[edit]

Ujjayanta palace is the largest museum in Northeast India

Uttar Pradesh[edit]

Swaraj Bhavan, Allahabad established as a museum in 1970.

Uttarakhand[edit]

Victoria Memorial, Kolkata established in 1921.

West Bengal[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Indian Museum
  2. ^ Comptroller & Auditor General of India report No. 4 of 2005 (Civil) of Chapter III: Ministry of Culture, p: 31
  3. ^ "Delhi- 100 years as the Capital". The Hindu. 1 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Museum showcases beautiful marine life of Andaman". ANI. Yahoo News. 3 March 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2014. 
  5. ^ http://www.statemuseumranchi.in/
  6. ^ Gandhi Research Foundation
  7. ^ "Piramal Art Foundation". piramalartfoundation.com. Retrieved 2016-05-03. 
  8. ^ "INSIDE THE PIRAMAL GROUP’S NEW MUSEUM OF ART". 
  9. ^ http://www.goldentempleamritsar.org/places-to-visit-in-golden-temple-amritsar/Central-Sikh-Museum.php
  10. ^ [1]
  11. ^ Murshidabad Zilla Museum, Jiaganj, Murshidabad
  12. ^ Chandra, Arup (2015). Murshidabad Itibritta. Berhampore, Murshidabad, West Bengal: Basabhumi Prakashan. p. 169. ISBN 9788193047422.