Museums in Bangalore

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Bangalore Museums are mostly located near Cubbon Park.

Visveshwaraya Technological and Industrial Museum

Located on Kasturba Gandhi Road, this museum is named after the Dewan of Mysore. The museum exhibits all types of machines starting from airplanes, steam engines, electronics, and motor vehicles. It is perfect place for children and all those who are interested to know about the contribution that science has made for human welfare. The museum is open from  10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Government Museum

It is one of the oldest museums in the country and is located on Kasturba Gandhi Road. This museum displays the rich collection of the Indus Valley Civilization and Neolithic era. It also displays arts and crafts of South India. It is a perfect place to learn about the natural history, sculpture and art. The museum is closed on Wednesdays and public holidays.

Venkatappa Art Gallery

Located adjacent to Government Museum, this art gallery is dedicated to the noted artist, K. Venkatappa. The exhibited items include his work in wooden sculptures, paintings and plaster of Paris. Works of other noted artists are also displayed from time to time.

Gandhi Bhavan

This place is dedicated to the life and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation. Located on K.K. Road this place is a major attraction for a picture gallery of Gandhiji. They have a rare collection of childhood pictures of Gandhiji. The Bhavan is closed on Sundays and public holidays.

HAL Heritage Center and Aerospace Museum

Located in HAL building on Airport Road, this is 1 of the 3 aviation museums in the country. The museum exhibits the growth and development of the aviation sector in the country and iss closed on Mondays and public holidays.


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January 30, 2010 change by goadventurefreak
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