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Indore Museum
 

Indore Museum also known as Central Museum, located near the General Post Office on Agra-Mumbai Road, provides a deep knowledge about the culture and history of the people of Indore. Built in 1929, the museum contains finest artifacts from the prehistoric to the modern era which are displayed in two galleries. Gallery I exhibits relics from Western Malwa consisting of stone tools, quartz sickles, ornaments etc and from Madhya Pradesh's prehistoric period ranging from 5000 - 4000 BC.  Hindu mythological carvings are exhibited in the II gallery. Besides these, the museum houses a fine collection of the 11th and 12th centuries sculptures of Parmar dynasty from Hinglajgarh . These sculptures have been finely carved in stone and the finest among them are Harihara, Shiva and Parvati seated on Nandi, standing Parvati and a damaged Chamunda. Other exhibits in the museum includes paintings, bronzes, terracotta, coins , arms, armors and a richly ornamented doorframe with stunning figures. Entrance to the museum is free and it is open on all days except Monday from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.


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›› Kamala Nehru Park
›› Bijasen Tekri
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›› Gomatgiri
›› Mahatma Gandhi Hall
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