About the walk

The Indian Museum was founded in 1814. It 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 talked about one is the archaeology section. This section displays sculptures from Maurya and Sunga periods, architectural remains from Bharhut and Bodh Gaya, sculptures from the Gandhara school of art and Kushana, Gupta, Pala-Sena, Chandela, Hoysala, Chola, and Pallava periods including the display of some South East Asian sculptures.

 

This guided tour is free.

Walk Time
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Walk Date
Meeting Time
10:15 am
Kolkata | |

Celebrating International Museum Day - Archaeology Section of Indian Museum

Led By

Amitabha Gupta

Meeting Time

10:15 AM

Meeting point

Indian Museum main gate

Nearest Bus/Metro station

Esplanade/ Park Street

About the walk

The Indian Museum was founded in 1814. It 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 talked about one is the archaeology section. This section displays sculptures from Maurya and Sunga periods, architectural remains from Bharhut and Bodh Gaya, sculptures from the Gandhara school of art and Kushana, Gupta, Pala-Sena, Chandela, Hoysala, Chola, and Pallava periods including the display of some South East Asian sculptures.

 

This guided tour is free.

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Please Note

  • Google Maps link to the meeting point:  Click Here
  • No parking facilities are available near the meeting point. We recommend you to take the metro or public transport.
  • Wear comfortable shoes; carry a small backpack with a water bottle and a towel.
  • Kindly speak in a low voice inside the museum.
  • Photography allowed.
  • Entry fee and fees for photography at the museum to be paid by the participants. Please remember Indian Museum charges fees even for photography with smartphone camera. https://indianmuseumkolkata.org/informations/NDc%3D/visitors