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About Patna Museum

Heavily influenced by Mughal and Rajput style of architecture, Patna Museum is a sheer delight for history diggers. The museum possesses a whopping collection of over 45,000 artifacts, but due to space constraints, only a minor number of the relics are put on display. The two storied building is dedicated to galleries namely Stone Sculpture Gallery, Natural History Gallery, Orissa Stone Sculpture, Indian Stone Art Tradition, Painting Gallery and Buddha Relic Gallery. The major attractions of the museum are the massive collection of stone and metal sculptures that dates back to the Maurya and Gupta dynasties. Some of the rare relic collections displayed here include Jain images, Buddhist sculptures, and paintings belonging to Chinese art and the British era. Some of the notable pieces include the life-size figurine of Fly Whish Bearer and the ancient remains of Buddha in the form of Buddha Relic Casket dating back to the 3rd century BC. Both the remnants are believed to have their roots firmly established in the Ashokan era. Don’t forget to spot the 200 million old fossilized tree which is said to be the world’s largest ossified flora. This sixteen-meter long tree also forms another marvel of this museum.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Accommodation, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Not Allowed Pets
  • Entry Fee Local Tourist Adult: INR 10 Foreign Tourist Adult: INR 250
  • Allowed Camera, Video, Footwear

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