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Central Museum

Address: Central Museum, Navlakha, near Indore Zoo, A. B. Road, Indore, MP, India - 452001

Area / Landmark: Navlakha /Indore Zoo

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Category Attraction
Distance From
Railway Station: 2.50 km
Bus Stand: 2.50 km
Airport: 10.00 km

About Attraction

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) !

Ticket prices:
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

Location & Other Details

Distance From :
Railway Station: 2.50 km
Bus Stand: 2.50 km
Airport: 10.00 km

User Rating & Reviews

Kabir December 07, 2021
Excellent for knowledge
Mohini Pawar March 29, 2020
 "Central Museum"
This museum is good for visiting. It is located near GPO. This place  I have visited with my friend and her kid. Kids like old things and have curious about to know more. Inside museum we have seen many ancient sculpture and paintings. Also we saw nice collection of coins.
shashank sharma August 02, 2014
Pride of city.
Anay A February 06, 2014
great wealth of information, culture, history, etc. preserved in this great museum !
sachin shah December 06, 2013
 "nice one "
museum is gud
kk Indori
 "No Review"