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List of Famous Museums in India

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A museum is an institution or building which aquires, cares, displays, researches and exibits a collection of tangible and intangible objects of various artist, history, culture for the purpose of education, study and enjoyment. There are various museums in almost every state in India.

This section of static gk is very important section part of competitive exams like IAS, SSC, RRB, CPO, KVS, NVS, RPSC, TNSC, MPPSC, UPSC, Railways, Banking and so many other states and central government job entrance exams.

Here we compiled the list of famous museums in India. You can download pdf file of this post.

List of Famous Museums in India

StateCityMuseum Name
Andhra PradeshAmaravatiArchaeological Museum
KadapaBhagwan Mahavir Government Museum
VijayawadaVictoria Jubilee Museum
VisakhapatnamINS Kursura (S20), Telugu Saamskruthika Niketanam, Visakha Museum
Arunachal PradeshItanagarJawaharlal Nehru Museum
AssamGuwahati,Assam State Museum, Shankardev Kalakshetra
MayongMayong Central Museum and Emporium
BiharPatnaBhartiya Nritya Kala Mandir, Bihar Museum, Jalan Museum, Patna Museum
DarbhangaChandradhari Museum
ChandigarhChandigarhGovernment Museum and Art Gallery
GoaBenaulimGoa Chitra Museum
LoutolimBig Foot Museum
NuvemAshvek Vintage World
Old GoaArchaeological Museum and Portrait Gallery, Museum of Christian Art
PanajiGoa Science Centre, Goa State Museum
PilerneMuseum of Goa
Vasco da GamaNaval Aviation Museum (India)
GujaratAhmedabadLalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum, Calico Museum of Textiles, Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Memorial, Swaminarayan Museum, Sanskar Kendra, Gujarat Science City
VadodaraBaroda Museum & Picture Gallery, Maharaja Fateh Singh Museum
PorbandarKirti Mandir Gujarat
RajkotWatson MuseumGujarat, Kaba Gandhi No Delo
BhujKutch Museum, Aina Mahal, Prag Mahal
SuratSaraswati Mandir, Science Centre,
SiddhpurShristhal Sangrahalay
HaryanaHisarJahaj Kothi Zonal Museum
RewariRewari Railway Heritage Museum
KurukshetraDharohar Museum
TaoruHeritage Transport Museum
RakhigarhiRakhigarhi Indus Valley Civilisation Museum
Himacha PradeshSirmaurShivalik Fossil Park
DharamsalaLibrary of Tibetan Works and Archives
Jammu and KashmirKargil
Munshi Aziz Bhat Museum of Central Asian and Kargil Trade Artefacts
JammuDogra Art Museum
SrinagarSPS Museum
JharkhandRanchiRanchi Science Centre, State Museum Hotwar
KarnatakaBangaloreGovernment Museum, National Gallery of Modern Art, Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, HAL Aerospace Museum
MangaloreAloyseum Mangalore, Srimanthi Bhai Memorial Government Museum
DharmasthalaManjusha Museum
MysuruRegional Museum of Natural History, Railway Museum, Folklore Museum
KeralaThrissurArchaeological Museum, Mural Art Museum, Vallathol Museum, Vaidyaratnam Ayurveda Museum
KochiIndo-Portuguese Museum, Museum of Kerala History
ThiruvananthapuramKerala Soil Museum, Napier Museum, Keralam – Museum of History and Heritage, Kerala Science and Technology Museum
AyikkaraArakkal Museum
NilamburTeak Museum
Kollam8 Point Art Cafe, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Police Museum
KozhikodePazhassi Raja Archaeological Museum, Indian Business Museum
KayamkulamKrishnapuram Palace
WayanadWayanad Heritage Museum
ThrippunithuraHill Palace
AlappuzhaRevi Karunakaran Memorial Museum
Madhya PradeshIndoreIndore Museum
BhopalBharat Bhavan, Regional Museum of Natural History
DhubelaMaharaja Chhatrasal Museum
GwaliorGujari Mahal Archaeological Museum
SanchiSanchi Archaeological Museum
VidishaVidisha Museum
MaharashtraMumbaiBhau Daji Lad Museum, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mani Bhavan, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Nehru Science Centre, Cowasji Jehangir Hall, INS Vikrant (R11) Mumbai, Ballard Bunder Gatehouse, Piramal Museum of Art, Antarang – Sex Health Information Art Gallery, Sarmaya Arts Foundation
NagpurNagpur Central Museum, Raman Science Centre
OzarPragati Aerospace Museum
PuneJoshi’s Museum of Miniature Railway, Mahatma Phule Museum, Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum of Indian History
AhmednagarCavalry Tank Museum
NashikIndian Institute for Research in Numismatic Studies
KolhapurSiddhagiri Gramjivan Museum (Kaneri Math), Shree Chhatrapati Shahu Museum
MizoramAizawlMizoram State Museum
NagalandKohimaNagaland State Museum
DelhiDelhiNational Museum, Sanskriti Kendra Museum, National Science Centre, National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Eternal Gandhi Multimedia Museum, Indian Air Force Museum, Madame Tussauds, National Museum of Natural History, National Rail Museum, National Gallery of Modern Art, Teen Murti Bhavan, Gandhi Smriti, Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, Parliament Museum, National Gandhi Museum, Sulabh International Museum of Toilets, Shankar’s International Dolls Museum, Red Fort Archaeological Museum, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art
OdishaBhubaneshwarOdisha State Museum, Tribal Research Institute Museum, Regional Museum of Natural History
PuducherryPuducherryPondicherry Museum
PunjabAnandpur SahibVirasat-e-Khalsa
PatialaNational Institute of Sports
SangholSanghol Museum
AmritsarPartition Museum, Gobindgarh Fort
BalongiSikh Ajaibghar
RajasthanJaipurJawahar Kala Kendra, Albert Hall Museum, City Palace
UdaipurCity Palace, Vintage and Classic Car Museum
JodhpurUmaid Bhawan Palace, Sardar Government Museum
Sawai MadhopurRajiv Gandhi Regional Museum of Natural History
JaisalmerJaisalmer War Museum
SikkimGangtokNamgyal Institute of Tibetology
Tamil NaduChennaiChennai Railway Museum, Government Museum, Vivekanandar Illam
MaduraiGandhi Memorial Museum
CoimbatoreGass Forest Museum
ThanjavurSaraswathi Mahal Library
CuddaloreGovernment Museum
KarurGovernment Museum
PudukkottaiGovernment Museum
TiruchirappalliRailway Heritage Centre, Government Museum,
ErodeMahakavi Bharathi Memorial Libray
TelanganaAlampurAlampur Museum
HyderabadBirla Science Museum, City Museum, Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art, Nizam Museum, Khazana Building Museum, Salar Jung Museum, Telangana State Archaeology Museum
WarangalWarangal Museum
TripuraAgartalaTripura State Museum
Uttar PradeshLucknowState Museum,
AllahabadAllahabad Museum, Swaraj Bhavan (old Anand Bhavan)
KanpurKanpur Sangrahalaya
MathuraGovernment Museum
SarnathSarnath Museum
NoidaRashtriya Dalit Prerna Sthal and Green Garden
AligarhIbn Sina Academy of Medieval Medicine and Sciences
West BengalDarjeelingBengal Natural History Museum
KolkataIndian Museum, Victoria Memorial, Asutosh Museum of Indian Art, State Archaeological Gallery, Sabarna Sangrahashala, Kolkata Museum of Modern Art, Gurusaday Museum, Marble Palace, Metcalfe Hall, Kolkata Town Hall, Fort William, Jorasanko Thakur Bari, Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata Rail Museum, Currency Building, Postal Museum, Mother’s Wax Museum, Asutosh Museum of Indian Art, Maritime Gallery, Fanattic Sports Museum, Dymantion Hall, Malda Museum Malda, Rabindra Museum Mungpoo,
MurshidabadHazarduari Palace Museum

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