Museum- Indian museum is India's first
and oldest museum, constructed in the 2nd century
BC, during the Sunga period. India's best collection
of Gandhara sculptures is here with a large number
of Buddhist relics from the Mahayana period.
This is specifically ethnographic museum and has
on view objects and specimens related to the different
tribal and other communities of India.
Ashutosh Museum of Indian
Art- It has interesting collections of
patachitras, or painted scrolls from Bengal, playing
cards, palm leaf manuscripts, ritual objects, toys
and dolls alongwith the sculptures from Pala and
Sena periods with its distinctive blend of Hindu
and Buddhist styles.
Victoria Memorial Museum-
The impressive Victoria Memorial houses a collection
of the British colonial period. There are numerous
oil paintings in the Royal gallery, illustrating
episodes from Queen Victoria's long, eventful life
Government State Museum-
This museum is famous for two important collections-
sculptures from Amaravati and its famed Bronze Gallery.
The Amaravati collection has panels, pillars, carved
railings and Buddha statues of milky white marble
from a Buddhist stupa excavated at Amaravati, Andra
Fort St. George Museum- The museum displays
collection of portraits and paintings of former
governors of Chennai as well as of English royalty.
Museum (Albert Hall)- Situated in the
midest of Ramnivas gardens, it is an imposing stone
structure executed in the Indo-Persian style of
architecture. The museum has a wide collection of
miniatures from the Bundi, Kota, Kishangarh, Udaipur
and Jaipur school of painting and ceremonial robes
worn by kings and queens
.Maharaja Sawai Man Singh
II Museum- Situated in the Chandra Mahal
Palace, the museum displays the ancestral collections
of former maharajas- paintings, manuscripts, maps,
carpets, textiles, costumes, weapons and decorative
art objects depicting courtly life in Jaipur state
between the 16th and 19th century.