Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Prince of Wales Museum

Prince of Wales Museum is now known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya. The Museum is a Grade I Heritage Building of the city. It has been awarded first place for Heritage Building Maintenance by the Indian Heritage Society

The Key Gallery, located in the central foyer, showcases a representative collection from the various sections of the Museum such as Archaeology, Indian Miniature Paintings, Indian Decorative Arts and the Chinese and Japanese collection. It thus gives an overview of the Museum’s rich collection.

Built at the beginning of 20th century, the Prince of Wales Museum is located at MG Road. Built in Indo-Saracen architectural style, the museum has three major parts - Natural History section, Archeology section and Art section. All three sections display many valuable artifacts like rare displays of Buddhist Tankhas and specimens of Nepali and Tibetan art and many more.

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