Museums in Tamil Nadu, India
The state of Tamil Nadu has a rich cultural past and this is evident from its impressive monuments, and temples.
A visit to any of its museums will give you an idea of its history. In addition to its culture and celebration of art, Tamil Nadu is blessed with plenty of beaches which add to its natural beauty.
Let’s take a look at some well known Museums in Tamil Nadu –
Government State Museum, Chennai
The Government Museum in Chennai is located in Egmore. The museum consists of 6 buildings and a total of 46 galleries.
The different departments in this Museum include Archaeology, Botany, Anthropology, Zoology, Art, Numismatics, Chemical Conservation, Geology
Government State Museum,
Chennai – 600 008
Tamil Nadu India
For more information visit: www.chennaimuseum.org
The Government Museum, Vellore
The Government Museum is located in the fort at Vellore and is home to items dating back to several years. Some of the objects here include archaeology, zoology, sculptures, art, weapons, numismatics, etc.
Fort St. George Museum, Chennai
The Fort St. George Museum is known for its collection of weapons, paintings of British royalty, porcelain vessels etc.
Fort St. George Museum
Fort St. George, Chennai – 600 009, Tamil Nadu
Sri Meenakshi Sundaresvara Temple Museum, Madurai
Sri Meenakshi Sundareswara Temple Museum in Madurai houses beautiful collections of paintings, musical Instruments,
The Government Museum, Pudukkottai
The Government Museum at Pudukkottai was established in 1910. Here there are several sections which display a large number of exhibits related to geology, anthropology, zoology, paintings, numismatics, etc.
Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu, India
The Pondicherry Museum is known for its collection of sculptures, snail shells, handicrafts, Chola and Pallava art forms, etc.
Note: This listing is meant for informational purposes only. Please confirm the days and dates on which the museums are closed before visiting them. Prior permission may be required to visit some of these museums. The links to these sites may change without prior notice and we are not responsible for any errors in the links.