The fascinating Baroda Museum and Art Gallery was built in 1887 on the lines of Victoria & Albert and Science Museums of London. It houses number of art, sculpture, ethnography & ethnology. It contains unique manuscripts, sculptures and antiques belonging to India, as well as Egypt. This place also serves many auctions of beautiful paintings but not only counts as original but also masterpieces as well. These painting are the brilliant collections of famous British painters Turner to magnetize a large number of tourists from every corner of the country.
Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad has built Baroda Museum and Art Gallery in 1887 but it was opened in the year 1921. It was designed by Major Mant renowned as the finest example of Indo-Sarcenic architecture. The museum resembles the Victoria and Albert and Science Museums of London.
Baroda Museum and Art Gallery hadss gained worldwide popularity by housing collection of artifacts and various other items of the past. Among the attractions of the museum, there are another prime attractions include the skeleton of a blue whale and an Egyptian mummy. At this place, a large amount of tourists visit here to see numerous original paintings by British painters Turner and Constable at the museum in Vadodara.