At a Glance :
Region : Karnataka state, Bangalore
Special Feature : India's one of the ancient museums
Founded In : 1866
Government museum of Karnataka state is a storage structure, which has preserved the Southern part of India's cultural heritage by a number of prime museums. Within Karnataka state's museums, Government museum is one of the ancient museum structures of this country. This museum has preserved the essential antiquities almost from India's ancient civilization. This museum was founded in the year of 1865. This museum has multipurpose artifacts; it is located on the Kasturbha road. The prime attractive factor of this museum is implements & tools, which belongs to the oldest stone age. Government museum has stored the oldest artifacts; these artifacts are connected to the historical civilization of Mohenjodaro & Harappa.
Karanataka state's museums are the house of antiquities that were searched and preserved from approximately each corner of India. The paintings and sculptures which have been stored in this museum are very royal and rich. The gallery of paintings has scarce & beautiful paintings,and belongs to Tanjore & Mysore style of art and Pahari & Rajasthani school's paintings. Within the artifacts that are displayed includes inlay work, ivory carvings, sandal wood caskets are some of the attractive items which are majorly appreciated by the tourists or visitors. Ancient day's armory & arms too are presented in this Government museum for exhibition. Government museum also contains the terracotta works, belongs to west Bengal, chola, pala, Nolamba's sculptures, Chalukyan, Gandhara period's artifacts, Hoysala.
Apart from the traditional art work and paintings, the Government museum also contains the modern & contemporary paintings and plaster of Paris work as well. You can visit this museum on all days but not on Government holidays, Mondays and second Saturday. The visiting timing of the Government museum is between the 10:00am & 05:00pm.