Indore Museum is also known as the Central Museum and is located on the A. B. Road ! It is one of the finest repositories of the best specimen of Parmar art & architecture representing Hinglajgarh School, which originated in this region ! One of the most prominent attractions here are the Copper plates from Bagh (near Mandu), which are unique !
The museum also has a collection inscribed cannons used in battles by rulers including Babur, Humayun, Sher Shah Suri, and Jehangir, acquired at the battle of Sikandra by Malhar Rao Holkar I ! These are also, of course, unique – communicating the military history of the Mughals and the Surs !
A few representative specimen of Decorated Pottery from the Indus Valley Civilisation are also conserved here !
There is large number of Hindu and Jain sculptures, linked with medieval and pre-medieval times, including those of lord Shiva and goddess Parvati ! The museum has a great collection of stone tools, ornaments, paintings, Bronze & terracotta coins, arms, sculptures, etc. ! It is worth a day-long visit !
It is open for visitors from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Tuesday through Sunday (Closed on Monday) !
Indian nationals (below 15 years age) - FREE
Indian nationals (above 15 years age) - Rs. 10 / person
Foreign nationals (all ages) - Rs. 200 / person
Still camera charges - Rs. 25 / camera
Video camera charges - Rs. 100 / camera