About the walk

Founded in 1814, the Indian Museum is the earliest and the largest multipurpose museum, not only in the Indian subcontinent but also in the Asia-Pacific region. Out of all the sections in the museum, the most popular section is that of archaeology. This section displays sculptures from the Maurya and Sunga periods, architectural remains from Bharhut and Bodh Gaya, sculptures from the Gandhara school of art, and the Kushana, Gupta, Pala-Sena, Chandella, Hoyasala, Chola and Pallava periods, including displays of some South-East Asian sculptures.

This guided tour is free.

Walk Time
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Walk Date
Meeting Time
01:45 pm
A Trail Through the Archaeology Section of the Indian Museum
In Association with
break free trails
Sunday
20 Jan

Walk Leader

Amitabha Gupta
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Duration

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Meeting Time01:45 pm

Meeting Point

Indian Museum Main Gate

MediumBengali, English, Hindi

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About the Walk

Founded in 1814, the Indian Museum is the earliest and the largest multipurpose museum, not only in the Indian subcontinent but also in the Asia-Pacific region. Out of all the sections in the museum, the most popular section is that of archaeology. This section displays sculptures from the Maurya and Sunga periods, architectural remains from Bharhut and Bodh Gaya, sculptures from the Gandhara school of art, and the Kushana, Gupta, Pala-Sena, Chandella, Hoyasala, Chola and Pallava periods, including displays of some South-East Asian sculptures.

This guided tour is free.

Please Note

  • Google link to the meeting point: Click Here
  • Parking facilities are not available near the meeting point, hence we recommend that you use public transport.
  • Please wear comfortable shoes, and carry water.
  • Kindly maintain decorum inside the museum.
  • Photography allowed.
  • Entry fees at the museum are to be borne by the participant.

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