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Museums in Amritsar

Amritsar features a medley of culture, tradition, food and history of Punjab. Besides the iconic Golden temple, tourists often visit here to explore the famous Museums in Amritsar, which showcase the artefacts, paintings, remains etc. of the Sikh gurus, martyrs and warriors.

The famous Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden which is known for a horrifying Jallianwala Bagh massacre and one of the living museum in Amritsar. The park also houses a memorial which commemorates the one of the saddest event in history, massacre of thousands of innocents during the struggle for freedom from colonial British masters. The park still has the marks of the bullets that were shot. A visit to this must-visit place in Amritsar leaves one with teary eyes.

Nestled in beautiful Ram Bagh Garden. Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum highlights the life of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, leader of the Sikh Empire. Once a summer palace, the edifice was converted into a museum in 1977 CE. The remarkable paintings, arms and armor, and centuries old manuscripts and coins belonging to Maharaja Ranjit Singh are exhibited here.

Other museums like the Punjab State Was Heroes Memorial & Museum, the Partition Museum and Central Sikh Museum, that displays the dreadful past and the bravery showed by the people at that time.