Indore Museum is one of the most interesting tourist place in Indore and it is also famous as Central Museum. It is the perfect place to visit and it provides oneself with a deep insight on the culture and history of the people of Indore.
Location : Indore Museum is located on the Agra-Mumbai Road near General Post Office.
About Museum :
Indore Museum has the collection of finest artifacts from the prehistoric to the modern era.The Museum exhibits the finest collection of Parmar sculptures. Main features of Parmar style include proportional figures, careful and intricate ornamentation and depiction in stone. In this Museum you see the best collections of medieval and pre-medieval Hindu and Jain sculpture in Madhya Pradesh. These sculptures are collected from the ruins of the 11th-12th century temples at Hinglajgarh. Generally sculptures includes Harihara, Shiva and Parvati seated on Nandi, standing Parvati and a damaged Chamunda.
This Museum has two galleries, one gallery is houses of all the artefacts from prehistoric period from 5,000 to 4,000 BC. of Madhya Pradesh. In this gallery you can see the stone tools, quartz sickles, ornaments and items of domestic use, that exhibits from western Malwa.
In other gallery you see the Hindu mythological carvings. Main attraction of this gallery is collection of coins, arms and armour.
If you visit this museum than Guides are also available here for the convenience of the visitors.
Timing to visit : You can visit the Museum between 10:00 am and 05:00pm and it open all the day except Monday.