Museums in Khajuraho

Museums in Khajuraho

Museums in Khajuraho

A place where the museums speak expressively about the aura of the history and travelers can't stop praising the charm of the town, Khajuraho is the best way to make acquaintance with the rich culture and heritage of incredible India. These museums with its alluring history and various collections of antiquities never fail to catch the attention of many a traveler on a trip to Khajuraho.

Here is the list of all fascinating museums in Khajuraho that one must visit to take back the beautiful memoirs to treasure forever.

Jain Museum: Positioned within the Jain shrine complex, Jain Museum exhibits over 100 sculptures of Jain and was set up in 1987. There is a contemporary gallery packed with sculptures of Yakshis, models of Jains and 24 tirthankars statues. Tendering you a superb insight into the former times and Jain architecture, it is a must visit site when in Khajuraho.

Address: Eastern group of temples, Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

Timing: 8am - 5pm

Closed: Sunday and Public Holidays

State Museum of Tribal and Folk Art

Having unique statues, tribal artifacts and painting, State Museum of Tribal and Folk Art is situated within Chandela cultural Complex in the town of Khajuraho. The antiques put on view offer a glimpse of the tradition and rites of the tribal people. It exhibits over 500 articles made from jewelry, masks, terracotta, folk paintings and Woodcraft.

Address: Link Rd No 1, Chandela Cultural complex, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

Timing: 12pm to 8pm

Closed: Monday and Public Holidays

Dhubela Museum

Perched on the Jhansi-Khajuraho Road, Dhubela Museum exhibits various antiquities from the ancient to the modern period. Paying a visit to this museum renders an insight into the history and growth of powerful Bundelas. The structural design and the mystery of the Bundela emperors and standard of living have been beautifully displayed at the museum. The other precious collections of articles displayed here - Weapons, garments and paintings.

Address: Jhansi - Khajuraho Road near old fort and lake, Khajuraho

Timing: 10am to 5pm

Closed: Monday and Public Holidays

Archaeological Museum

Founded by a British officer - Mr. W.A.Jardine in an effort to protect sculptures and other remnants of the bygone era, Archaeological Museum is stretched on a large area in the main shrine complex. It displays Brahmanical, Jaina and Buddhist faiths which are eye-catching and grab ones attention. Housing the main masterpieces of Indian structural design, this open air museum has some wonderful creative delights making it the most sought after sites among domestic and international tourists.

Address: Opposite circuit house, Khajuraho, Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh

Timing: 10 am to 5pm

Closed: Monday and Public Holiday

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