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Bharatiya Sanskriti Darshan Museum in Bhuj

·  Summer: 23°C-44°C
·  Winter: 10°C-36°C
·  Monsoon: June-September<

Best time to visit:  October-March

Opening Time: 10:00 a.m.
Closing Time: 06:00 p.m
Weekly Holiday: Monday

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  INR 10
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Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  INR 50
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The vivacious and colourful culture of Kutch is displayed at Bharatiya Sanskriti Darshan Museum. Built by Ramsinhji K Rathod, a scholar, the museum houses more than 4.500 exhibits collected from different villages and rural areas of the region. One of the main sections is devoted to the display of Indian literary work. In addition, there are sections exhibiting collections of wood work, stone carvings, paintings, silver work and terracotta.

Sections showing leather embroidery work, bead work, weapons and musical instruments are also worth exploring. One can also find a huge collection of hundreds of rare books. Textile arts and archaeological sections complete the picture. Kothala, a type of treasury used to keep valuables in the ancient times, is another highlight of the museum.

Road: Bhuj is easily accessible from most of the towns and cities in Gujarat and also from those located in other states by road. State transport buses and well as those belonging to the private operators are available for this purpose. Taxis can also be hired to reach Bhuj and further to the museum which is located on the College Road. You can also hire auto-rickshaws in the city.

Railway: Bhuj Railway Station is only 4 km. from the museum. Trains are available for the tourists at Pune, Mumbai, Delhi and Ahmedabad to reach this station. Taxis, cabs and auto-rickshaws are the various means available for the journey from the station to the museum.

Airway: Bhuj Airport is only 6 km. from the museum and one can take taxi or auto-rickshaw to cover this distance. The airport offers regular flights to Mumbai. Ahmedabad International Airport is located about 344 km. away.