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Central Museum

Address: Central Museum, Navlakha, near Indore Zoo, A. B. Road, Indore, MP, India - 452001

Area / Landmark: Navlakha /Indore Zoo

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Category Attraction
Distance From
Railway Station: 2.50 km
Bus Stand: 2.50 km
Airport: 10.00 km

About Attraction

Indore Museum is also known as the Central Museum and is located on the A. B. Road ! It is one of the finest repositories of the best specimen of Parmar art & architecture representing Hinglajgarh School, which originated in this region ! One of the most prominent attractions here are the Copper plates from Bagh (near Mandu), which are unique !

The museum also has a collection inscribed cannons used in battles by rulers including Babur, Humayun, Sher Shah Suri, and Jehangir, acquired at the battle of Sikandra by Malhar Rao Holkar I ! These are also, of course, unique – communicating the military history of the Mughals and the Surs !

A few representative specimen of Decorated Pottery from the Indus Valley Civilisation are also conserved here !

There is large number of Hindu and Jain sculptures, linked with medieval and pre-medieval times, including those of lord Shiva and goddess Parvati ! The museum has a great collection of stone tools, ornaments, paintings, Bronze & terracotta coins, arms, sculptures, etc. ! It is worth a day-long visit !

It is open for visitors from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Tuesday through Sunday (Closed on Monday) !

Ticket prices:
Indian nationals (below 15 years age)  -  FREE
Indian nationals (
above 15 years age)  -  Rs. 10 / person
                      Foreign nationals (all ages)   -  Rs. 200 / person

                      Still camera charges    -  Rs. 25 / camera
                Video camera charges     -  Rs. 100 / camera

Location & Other Details

Distance From :
Railway Station: 2.50 km
Bus Stand: 2.50 km
Airport: 10.00 km

User Rating & Reviews

shashank sharma August 02, 2014
Pride of city.
Anay A February 06, 2014
great wealth of information, culture, history, etc. preserved in this great museum !
sachin shah December 06, 2013
 "nice one "
museum is gud
kk Indori
 "No Review"