Spreading across four acres in area, this museum was built as a gesture of tribute to the courageous soldiers who struggled and laid their lives during various wars and battles that have been fought so far. Located on the GT Road in Ludhiana, this hidden gem of a place not only pays homage to the soldiers but also educates the citizens of India about the role of defence.
A majestic statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh sitting proudly on a throne welcomes you as you enter the museum. It has 12 galleries with exhibits of different divisions like the Ancient History Gallery, Post-Independence History Gallery, War Hero’s Gallery, Air Force and Navy Gallery etc. The main hall displays pictures of the various Chakra winners, Chief Marshals, Generals and Admirals of Punjab. Two glorious lawns exhibit trophies of the Navy, Army and Air Force.
The light and sound show narrates the story of war of independence and the role of the gallant soldiers of Punjab in it. Numerous battle tanks, Anti-aircraft guns, an old Sukhoi and an INS Vikrant model placed around the museum for display.