One of the main tourist attractions in Aurangabad, Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum is located near Nehru Bal Udyan and as the name suggests it is dedicated to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the great Maratha ruler. War weapons and other antique items of the former rulers of Maratha Empire are put here for public viewing. Main attractions of the museum are the 500-year-old war suit, a 400-yr old Paithani Sari and the hand-written copy of Quran by Aurangzeb. The museum is open all days of the week from 10:30 A.M to 6:00 P.M. Nearest railway station and airport from the museum are located in Aurangabad.
Founded by the Municipal Corporation of Aurangabad, the cost of the museum is around 194 lakhs. The building has a total of 6 exhibition halls. A visit to this museum takes you back into the days of Maratha valor and their love for their homeland.