Junagadh Museum

Nagar Road
Junagadh, GJ - 362001

Type: History Museum
1800 203 1111
 
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The Junagadh Museum, situated in the city of Junagadh in Gujarat, India, is a treasure trove of historical artifacts and cultural heritage. Housed within the picturesque premises of the Uparkot Fort, this museum showcases a diverse collection that offers insights into the region's rich history, art, and archaeology.

Visitors to the Junagadh Museum can explore exhibits spanning various periods, including artifacts from the ancient Mauryan, Gupta, and Mughal empires, as well as items from the medieval period and the colonial era. The museum features a wide range of displays, including sculptures, coins, manuscripts, paintings, weaponry, and textiles, providing a comprehensive overview of Junagadh's cultural evolution.

One of the highlights of the Junagadh Museum is its collection of relics from the Ashoka period, including the famous Ashokan rock edicts found in the vicinity of Junagadh. These inscriptions, dating back to the 3rd century BCE, offer valuable historical insights into the reign of Emperor Ashoka and his propagation of Buddhism.

With its rich and diverse collection, the Junagadh Museum serves as an important cultural and educational institution, preserving the heritage of Junagadh and offering visitors a glimpse into its storied past. Open year-round, the museum provides a captivating journey through the history and culture of this ancient city in Gujarat.

Besides this history museum, there is one more history museum listed in Junagadh. There's also nine attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Junagadh Museum on the map above. If you need any other information on Junagadh Museum that is not listed here, please call 1800 203 1111 or visit their website.

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Opening Hours Weekdays: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday, 2nd & 4th Saturday: Closed
Entry Fees Local Visitors: Rs. 5.00/-
Foreign Visitors: Rs. 50.00/-
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