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Central Museum in Indore

·  Summer:21 to 45°C (Hot)
·  Winter:8 to 32°C (Pleasant and Cool)
·  Monsoon: Mid-June to Mid-September (Wet and muggy)

Best time to visit:  October to March

Opening Time: 10:00 a.m.
Closing Time: 05:00 p.m.
Weekly Holiday: Monday

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  Free
Children:  Free
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Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  Free
Children:  Free
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Also renowned as the Indore Museum, this is one of the most fascinating buildings in Indore. The museum displays the finest architecture from the prehistoric times. The Central Museum is indeed a treat for history lovers, who are keen to know about the culture and account of Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
Located in proximity of the General Post Office in Indore, the museum has two galleries. The first gallery showcases the artefactsfrom the prehistoric era. Tourists can also see Western Malwa displays like ornaments, stone tools, and domestic products.
The second gallery exhibits the impressive sculptures of Hindu mythology. Items like arms, armour, bizarre antiques, and coins are largely displayed here. Apart from these, the museum also displays beautifully carved idols of Hindu God and Goddesses; the most impressive one being the sculpture of Shiva and Parvati sitting on Nandi.
The uniqueness of this museum is displayed through the Ganpati statue installed in the museum, which is believed to be the world’s largest Ganesh statue measuring 8 mt.

Road: State transport buses are available from Ujjain (58 km.), Mumbai (583 km.), and Delhi (916 km.)regularly to reach Central Museum. Deluxe and super fast buses are also available on this route.Sightseeing buses and state transport buses are available from Gangwal Bus Stand near General Post Office in Indore.

Railway: Indore Junction Railway Station (about 2.1 km.) is the nearest rail station to reach Central Museum. Direct trains from Mumbai, Delhi, Bhopal, and Malwa are available.

Airway: Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport (about 9 km.) is the nearest airport to reach Central Museum. However, this is a domestic airport, and international travellers can get connecting flights from Delhi or Mumbai.