Established in the year 1964, the Rani Durgavati Museum is one of the most wonderful places to see in Jabalpur. The Rani Durgavati Museum of Jabalpur has been built in the memory of Rani Durgavati, the great queen of the land. The place is equally popular with the art lovers, history freaks and general tourists.
The Rani Durgavati Museum in Jabalpur has an excellent collection of sculptures, artifacts and inscriptions. A collection of rare photographs of Gandhiji is another big attraction of Rani Durgavati Museum.
Among many important documents and items in the Rani Durgavati Museum, some need special mention:
The Tripuri red sandstone sculpture. The 10th century statue tells a legendary story of gamble game between Parvati and Shiva. The sculpture has images of Shiva, Parvati, Brahma, Vishnu, Lakshmi and Saraswati looking from the cloud. Ganesha, Kartikeya, Bhringi, Virabhadra and Bhairava are also present in the sculpture.
A Durga statue of 36 Centimeters of height. It is an excellent example of Kalchuri art.
The idol of Saraswati that dates back to 10th century.
The enchanting Rani Durgavati Museum is a must visit destination in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.
Last Updated on 16th Dec 2012