Folklore Museum in Mysuru showcases over 6500 artifacts belonging to folk art, craft, music, literature and drama. The museum was set up in 1968 and is a one stop shop to gain great insights into Karnataka’s vast expanse of folklore and heritage.
Mysuru is not only famous for its Pak and Yoga, but also for the wide range of Sandalwood Products that the city sells like oils, soaps, incense sticks, artifacts, etc. Now, visitors can learn about the history and cultivation of Sandalwood Products, all thanks to India’s first Sandalwood Museum which is coming up in Mysuru.
Sand Sculpture Museum in Mysuru showcases about 150 different sculptures made out of 100+ truck loads of sand. Exhibits are categorized under 16 different themes such as heritage, culture, wildlife, mythology, wildlife, fairy tales etc.
Janapada Loka, located in Ramanagara District, is a fantastic museum that displays the beautiful folk art from the different regions of Karnataka. This has become quite popular among tourists as it offers an excellent opportunity to observe the myriad folk art of Karnataka and as well as internalize the Heritage and Culture of the state.
HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace Museum was established by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited. The museum displays a varied collection of aircraft models, fighter planes and helicopters. The museum also houses a reference library, aircraft simulators, a mock air traffic control tower and an aeromodelling club.
Reputed to be one of the oldest museums in the country, the Government Museum is a remarkable treasure trove of archaeological items such as stone carvings, pottery, paintings, coins and inscriptions. A prominent attraction in this museum is the first ever recorded Kannada inscription – the Halmidi inscription (450 AD) and Atakur inscription (949 AD)…
This splendid museum, dedicated to the memory of Bharat Ratna M. Visvesvaraya, the architect of modern Karnataka, houses various technical inventions and offers you a glimpse of the history of technological development in the country.
INS Chapal was an active warship with Indian navy and the star of naval warfare during the 1971 Indo-Pak war. INS Chapal is now decommissioned, converted into a museum and attracts visitors in the city of Karwar, North Canara.
Jayachamarajendra Art Gallery: Jaganmohan Palace, one of the fine buildings in Mysuru is now converted into an art gallery. The art gallery is worth a visit because of its wide and impressive collection of artifacts. Jaganmohan Palace was formerly a royal residence, later converted into an art gallery and museum. It was opened to the…
Manjusha Museum is a unique museum of its kind in the temple town of Dharmasthala in South Canara district, showcasing vintage cars, temple chariots and ancient artifacts.
Established in 1976, Mysuru Rail Museum is the second railway museum in India (first one is in Delhi). With multiple exhibits portraying the evolution of railways, The Rail Museum is an ideal place to familiarize youngsters with railways and learn more about the systems and controls used in Railway networks.
Manipal Museum of Anatomy & Pathology houses 3000+ specimens and samples related to anatomy. Located in Manipal, an educational and banking town near Udupi in coastal Karnataka, Manipal Museum of Anatomy & Pathology is one of the largest of its kind in Asia.