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5 museums you should visit in Bangalore

5 museums you should visit in Bangalore

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Here is a list for you - 5 museums you should visit in Bangalore

1. Government Museum

  • Government Museum (Bangalore) established in 1865 by the Mysore State.
  • Government Museum is the Second oldest museum in South India and One of the oldest museums in India.
  •  It has a vast collection of interesting artifacts such as coins, paintings, vessels, jewellery, weapons.
  • The museum is also home to the Halmidi inscription, the earliest Kannada inscription.
  • It is sure to open the doors of knowledge to your children and with your guidance can learn much from the few hours spent here.

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2. Visvesvaraya Industrial And Technological Museum

  • The Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum (VITM) is a museum in Bangalore, India
  • An airplane and a steam engine are displayed in its compound.
  • Inside there are five galleries, each dedicated to a particular aspect of technology. 
  • Approach the room of electronics and the door opens on its own accord, step in and the lights come on, seat yourself and music fills the room
  • You can monitor your voice as you speak, and learn how things are made - from motion pictures to alarms. 
  • Here you can actually learn thing by doing it. Most beneficial for school children but you just want to visit this place once

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3. Nehru Planetarium

  • Nehru Planetarium is the name given to five planetariums in India, named after India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru
  • Situated in the heart of the city at T Chowdiah Road, Banglore.
  • Established in 1989, the Planetarium is a visual delight for children and adults
  • The experience of watching the night sky and learning about the solar system.
  • The charming show of 'The Sky Theater' is a must-see.
  • Beside this, the various other exhibits also provide interesting lessons
  • If you are interested in wonderful mystery of outer space then this is the place for you.

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4. Sheshadri Iyer Memorial Hall

Sheshadri Iyer Memorial Hall
  • Sheshadri Iyer Memorial Hall, situated at the centre of Cubbon Park, Banglore.
  • It was built in commemoration of K. Seshadri Iyer, the Diwan of Mysore State.
  • This red beautiful building which was set up 1915 serves as the State Central Library, which holds a special place among the city bibliographers.
  • It is interspersed with many heritage buildings - which surprisingly do not disturb the beauty of the Park - such as the Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall, which serves as the Central Library today, the Attara Kacheri, which serves as Karnataka’s High Court, and the Museum of Archeological Survey of India.
  • You would also find beautiful marble statues of Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, Major General Sir Mark Cubbon, Sri Chamarajendra Wodeyar and Sir K. Seshadri Iyer in front of these historical buildings.

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5. Karnataka Folk Museum

Karnataka Folk Museum
  • The museum is situated 53 kms from Bengaluru at Sheshadripuram.
  • The museum, which is, divided into three sections - Lokamahal, Lokamatha Mandira and Chitrakuteera.
  • The major attractions in the museum are the excellent collection of folk music.
  • In addition, there are many videotapes of folk and rural dance forms and also a carved temple chariot.   
  • It  is one of the most celebrated one in the city.
  • On your visit you would find a vast collection of costumes, masks and artifacts
  •  You can also find few folk music collections and folk dance videotapes displayed.  
  • The structure spans across 15 acres of the land. 

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