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India’s rich history and culture is a great attraction for tourists all over the world. Large number of tourists flock this colorful country to get a close look of this rich culture and tradition. These tradition and culture have not developed within a few years. It’s the result of hundreds years of rich history that the country has. There are a number of places in India that still reveals the rich history of the country. However, the various museums in India are the best places to get a close look of the rich history of the place.
Archaeological Museum, Delhi
Archaeological Museums in India are plenty. These museums display a number of items that provide you a clear picture of the archaeological ruins found from various parts of the country. The Archaeological Museum in Delhi is one the popular museums in India that displays a wide range of excavated items. These items are kept in sequence order to help the visitors. The various items displayed in the museums ranges from the Mauryan to the Mughal era. The museum also displays a wide range of potteries, paintings, manuscripts, textiles and costumes that reveal the rich history of the ester years of India.
Rabindra Bharati Museum, Kolkata
Rabindra Bharati Museum is also a great museum to visit in India. Located in Kolkata, this museum is established in the year 1962. This museum is favorite place for visitors, especially art lovers. The collection of the museum can be of great help to students of Humanities and Performing Arts.
The various items in displayed in the museum includes Personal Letters, Books on Tagore, Clippings on Tagore, first edition books, records of songs, paintings in Indian and western style. To be precise, the museum has around 208 Personalia, 716 paintings, 27 craft and sculpture, 89 Spool, 53 furniture items and many other things. A look at these items will be an enriching experience for the visitors.
Bombay Natural History Museum, Mumbai
Established in 1883, Bombay Natural History Museum is a must visit during Mumbai visit. If you are interested in natural history then a visit to this museum will be a memorable experience for sure. It is a non governmental organization that engages itself in preservation of natural history.
The museum offers unending information about natural science. In fact, it also carries out various research programs on Natural History as well. The rich collection of the museum is not only a major draw for visitors but are also attracts ornithologists and naturalists.
Government Museum, Chennai
Government Museum in Chennai was established in the year 1851. This is one of the oldest or the largest museums state museums in India. The museum provides a complete look of the rich history of the country.
To make it more tourist friendly, the Government Museum Chennai consists of several galleries for Archaeology, Anthropology, Botany, Numismatics, Geology, Cotemporary Art and Zoology. The museum also has Children’s Museum.
Indian Museum, Kolkata
Indian Museum in Kolkata is the ninth oldest museum in the world. The museum comprise of sixty galleries that includes Archeology, Geology art, Botany, Zoology and a number of other galleries. The museum also has a rich collection of specimen of both Indian and Trans Indian origin. However, the most popular gallery of the museum is the gallery that displays the first painting on palm leaf manuscript. It also contains portraits and book illustrations as well.