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Museums in Pune

Museums in Pune are a little distinct from museums in other cities. Pune is home to numerous museums that honor great thinkers, freedom fighters and intellectuals. The museums in Pune are one of the major attractions for all the tourists who visit the city. The collections at these museums is striking as they provide you with an insight into the lives of people like Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, Mahatma Phule etc.

Museums in Pune have very graciously held up the inherent and extravagant past of the Indian history along with the rest of the world history to display it to the people.

So if you want to get up, close and personal with history at Pune, you can check out the following lists of museums in Pune :

  • Tribal Museum

    If you are interested to get a glimpse into the lives of the tribal people living in and around the Sahyadari and Gondwana regions in Maharashtra then this museum is the apt place for you. Located to the east of the Pune railway station, the Tribal Museum in Pune stores some great facts about the culture, beliefs, food habits and languages of the tribes of Maharastra.

  • National Film Archives Museum

    Known as a living heritage of Indian Cinema the National Film Archives Museum in Pune is one of the largest Museums dedicated to Cinema in Asia. Established in 1964 this museum offers an incredible collection of Indian film journals, scripts, wall posters, photographs, audio tapes and records.

  • Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum

    This museum was established by Baba Kelkar in 1962. Baba Kelkar built this museum as a tribute to his son. This museum is home to about 20,000 rare artifacts collected from all over the country.

  • Ambedkar Museum

    This museum is dedicated to the great legend of Indian history Dr. Babsaheb Ambedkar who wrote the Indian Constitution. The museum displays every minute fact and detail about Dr. Babsaheb Ambedkar right from his birth to his death.

  • Mahatma Phule Museum

    The Mahatma Phule Museum was established in 1875. Earlier it was known as Lord Ray Museum. The exhibits in this museum comprises items relating to agriculture, arms and armory, forestry, geology, handicrafts, stone carvings, metal sculptures, etc.

Last Updated on : 23 May 2013