|Photo by Jonathan Bowen|
There are around 2100 priceless artifacts in the museum. The artifacts include woodworks, sculpture, coins, musical instruments and the instruments of musical maestros. They are devided into 42 sections. These objects mirror the everyday life of India. There is Mastani Mahal in the museum. Dr Kelkar said he wanted to make an attempt of depicting the palace of Mastani, which was in Kothrud during Peshwa era. The museum is a marvel. A musical gallery is also one of the visitor’s attractions.
Museum Timings: From 9.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Holidays: 26th January, 15th August and Anant Chaturdashi.
Re. 5.00 for children below 12 years
Rs. 20.00 for adults above 12 years
Rs. 200.00 for Foreigners (adults)
Rs. 50.00 for Foreigners (children)
Museum entry is free for the Blind and the Disabled