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About Gurusaday Museum

The Gurusaday Museum is named after Gurusaday Dutt. He treasured valuable items for all of his life. All his prized possessions are housed in this museum. Birendrasaday Butt, son of Gurusaday, motivated his father to establish the museum. The Bengal Bratachari Society set up the museum, and it was inaugurated in 1961. There are about 3000 artifacts which include sculptures, idols, paintings, textiles, wooden craft, musical instruments, masks, and manuscripts. You will find some archaeological collections in this museum too. The museum also houses the art designs and handicrafts of the tribal. The rich collection of the museum reflects the lifestyle of the tribal and other folks during the past. You will discover the rites and rituals the people practiced their religious beliefs and mythologies. The exquisite exhibits showcase the cultural aspects of the people. The diverse range of the collections of the museum is the rarest. All of them are unique and original. You can not find their replicas in any museum of the globe. The Gurusaday Museum is managed by the Gurusaday Folks Art Society since its establishment. The museum is often crowded all over the year. People from all over the nation visit this museum and view the valuable collections of Gurusaday.

Historical Context: It is an Arts and Crafts Museum located in kolkata. This building was opened in 1961

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  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Family
  • Entry Fee Local Tourist Adult: INR 10 Students: INR 2 Foreign Tourist Adult: INR 50
  • Closed On Mondays
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera

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