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1857 Memorial Museum

 

The 1857 Memorial Museum located inside the Residency complex is one of the most famous museums in Lucknow. The museum exhibits the story of the freedom struggle of 1857 in a chronological order. It houses the model of the Residency, maps, documents, paintings, old photographs and lithographs of many sites, period objects such as guns, swords, mustering cannons, shields, rank badges, medals etc.
 
The museum has two parts, the ground floor with four galleries and basement with seven galleries. One can reach the ground floor through a large double columned portico at the southern direction and the small room here is the entrance to its galleries. One can approach the galleries at the basement through spiral staircases. The newly added galleries at the basement houses the artifacts like various terracotta human and animal figurines, terracotta roof tiles, porcelain wares, fragments of wine bottles, silver plated whisk fly, a loaded revolver and cannon balls etc, which are recovered during the excavation in the southern portion of the Residency complex.
 
The museum opens from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm and closed on Mondays. Entrance Fee: Rs. 5/- per head and free for Children up to 15 years


  Nearby Attractions
›› Residency
›› Kaiserbagh Palace
›› Bara Imambara
›› Rumi Darwaza
›› Clock Tower
›› Chhota Imambara
 Picture Gallery
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