Patna Museum, Patna. Important visiting information

Opening Time : 10:30 AM Closing Time : 05:00 PM
Closed ON : Monday Closed on public holidays : No
Entery fee : Indian:-- Rs 20/- , Foreigner- Rs 250/- , Mobile camera:-Rs 20/- , video camera:- Rs 500/- , Flash camera:- Rs 100/- Authorization : No
Contact No : +91612 223 5731 View address & how to reach
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    Patna Museum, Patna

    More about Patna Museum, Patna and Historical Information

    This is a State Museum which has historical artefacts of Patna. The local name for this museum is Jadu Ghar. The building has Mughal and Rajput architecture. There are many different items that are displayed in this museum. This includes archaeological objects, coins, art objects, paintings, instruments, textiles, paintings, thankas, bronze images and sculptures and terra cotta images by Hindu and Buddhist artists. This museum also has paintings of British period which gives a glimpses of daily life during that period. There is also a collection of the first President of India that is Dr. Rajendra Prasad. There is also a World War1 Cannon in this museum.

    In this museum there is also fossil of a tree which is said to be more than 200 million years old. There is also a casket that was unearthed archaeologist, A. S. Altekar, at the Relic Stupa of Vaishali. It is said to contain the sacred ashes of Gautam Buddha. Artefacts of the post 1764 period are placed in the Patna Museum. The artefacts from the ancient era to 1764 are kept in the Bihar Museum. It must be noted that the Patna Museum and the Bihar Museum are two different museums.

    Patna Museum, Patna address and how to reach

    Address : Near Kotwali Thana,Buddha Marg Patna, Bihar 800001,India

    How To Reach: By Train:2.6 KM away from Patna Junction Railway Station
    ByAir6.7 KM away from Jay Prakash Narayan Airport

    Breaks : From 01:30PM To 02:00PM For Lunch

    Railway Address :Patna Junction railway station ,Fraser Road Area, Patna, Bihar 800001 Airport Address :Jay Prakash Narayan Airport ,Shaheed Pir Ali Khan Marg, Near Sheikhpura, Patna, Bihar 800014


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