Kanpur Sangrahalaya / Kanpur Museum is the official museum in Kanpur, the industrial hub of Uttar Pradesh in North India. It turned into built via the British as King Edward Memorial Hall in honour of Edward VII. It is a storehouse of artifacts and exhibits that tell the story of the activities and people who have motivated the making of Kanpur metropolis, and tell many interesting details about the ancient past of the city. Cawnpore, or Kanpur, changed into referred to as the Manchester of Asia, inside the British colonial length. European merchants who had settled in Cawnpore, felt the want for European-style entertainment, so creation started out on a hall for western fashion, ballroom dancing. On the loss of life of King Edward in 1910, the hall become installed as a memorial to commemorate his 1876 visit to Cawnpore, and became named as King Edward Memorial Hall.
The price range for the park were accumulated from European investors settled in Kanpur and Indian traders. When World War I broke out, creation at the hall became interrupted and the hall become used to house wounded British squaddies. After the warfare, KEM Hall changed into an orthopedic rehabilitation clinic. And have become Harcourt Butler Technological Institute in 1920. Construction of the hall changed into completed after WWI in 1918. It become utilized by European settlers for cultural sports, and on occasion it turned into rented to rich Indian traders for marriage ceremonies. After independence in 1947, KEM Hall become renamed as Gandhi Bhawan. Gandhi Bhawan now homes a municipal library and the Kanpur Sangrahalaya Museum.