Haryana Museums


A state with a remarkable historic past, the old structures and buildings in Haryana are reminiscent to this fact. Priceless evidences of ancient civilizations have been excavated from some of the archaeological sites of the state. In order to preserve these treasures, the Haryana Museums are giving their best. The most talked about museums in Haryana are:

  • Sri Krishna Museum, Kurukshetra
  • Urusvati Museum of Folklore, Gurgaon
  • Museums of northern region, Chandigarh
  • State Museum, Kurukshetra
  • Site Museum, Pinjore
  • Zonal Museum, Hisar
Sri Krishna Museum, Kurukshetra - established in the year 1987, the Sri Krishna Museum in Kurukshetra is a major crowd puller today. The museum displays ancient and modern art objects related to Mahabharata or to be specific Lord Krishna. Antique objects collected from Kurukshetra have also enriched the museum.

Urusvati Museum of Folklore, Gurgaon - located at Madhram in Gurgaon, this museum is an exceptional one. The Urusvati Museum in Shilkopur is dedicated to the treasure of Indian folk stories and showcases them through diagrams, paintings, sculptures etc. It emphasize on the legendary love stories of the country. The museum also exhibits costumes, jeweleries, musical instruments and other folk art and crafts. Situated amid a beautiful landscape, the museum is a super hit with tourists.

Some other museums in Haryana are:
  • Government Museum and Art Gallery, North and Central Region, Chandigarh
  • Museum of Fine Arts, North and Central Region, Chandigarh
Visit any museums of the state in your next Haryana visit and walk along the path to go back to the days of yesteryear.



Last Updated on : 1st April 2013




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