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Museums in Karnataka

The state's numerous museums provide a perfect window to a vibrantly rich heritage. Whether it is stone sculpture, inscriptions or other fragments of architecture, the museums of Karnataka make the visitors remind of a glorious era. Thanks to the efforts of the Archaeological Survey of India, essential measures continue to be taken to preserve the heritage. Head to the Arhaeological Museum of Karnataka and you come to witness Devnagiri, Arabic and Persian inscriptions which glorify the era of the Chalukyas, Badami and Aihole. Beside being repositories of historical artifacts, the museums of Karnataka also display a variety of folk cultural items which include wood carvings, utensils, jewellery, metalware, temple models and rural costumes among others. For instance, the Folklore Museum of Mysore features 6,500 articles of folklore. The historical museums of Karnataka exhibit a range of rich artifacts including manuscripts, carpets, coins, miniature paintings etc. So, be ready to dig out some interesting bits of history and explore a wide range of artifacts during your visit to Karnataka's museums.

Most Visited Museums in Karnataka