Museums of India
India is a country with a history and culture that can be traced back to over 5000 years. Countless historical sites, cities and monuments throughout the length and breadth of the India are a testimonial to this plentiful cultural past. The museums of India are living examples of the glorious past of the Indian history and gradual evolution of India society in the history of world civilization. So, the visiting the Indian museums means travelers are exploring and viewing the objects, articles and life styles over five millennia of concentrated culture under a single roof while making India museums holidays. However, besides the National Museum of India located in New Delhi, India’s most prestigious institution exhibit the numerous ancient sites and objects dug up from Mohenjodaro and Harappa and display the rich collection of sculptures of all the major periods and dynasties of Indian history. Besides this museum of India, almost all the states of India maintained their past glory in the treasure house of states museums of India display the regional evolution of India history. While the travelers are on monuments and museums tours of India, they will get an opportunity to explore all the museums spread in all the states of India. Some of the famous monuments of India are Bombay Natural History Society famous for animals, birds and nature; Indian Museum which is India’s first and oldest museum depicting both religious and secular themes ancient India; Government State Museum in Chennai famous for Bronze Gallery; Central Museum (Albert Hall) in Jaipur famous for Indo-Persian style of architecture; State Museum in Lucknow; Bharat Kala Bhavan in Benaras Hindu University; Archaeological Museum of Sarnath; Himachal State Museum of Shimla; Sri Pratap Singh Museum of Srinagar; Central Museum of Bhopal; H H Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia Museum in Rajasthan; Archaeological Museum of Khajuraho; Gaya Museum; Calico Museum of Textiles; Orissa State Museum; Karnataka Government Museum And Venkatappa Art Gallery etc. are the famous museums of India exemplifying the local objects for which it was famous in the world during the past history of India.