About Archaeological Site Museum, Chanderi

Known for receiving a huge number of tourists round the year, the Archeological Museum in Chanderi is located at the intersection of Mungaoli and Isagarh. The museum is the home to sculptures and stone carvings which are centuries old. Tourists can find the remains of Jain temples too. Divided into sections narrating a different story about Jain mythology, Hindu history and the era of stone coins and armaments, the temple transports its visitors into a totally different world of the past. For people who would like to dig deeper into the mystic history that the temple uncovers, they can dive into the more than 3,000 books that the place offers. The museum also houses a Lord Vishnu gallery, where tourists can see the various incarnations of the God. Some of them being Varaha, Matsya and Narsimha. The lawn situated in the temple displays a wide variety of artifacts. The temple helps its visitors explore the cultural, religious and historical significance of Chanderi and India in general. It familiarizes people to a culturally-rich age in India, which left behind the most valuable treasures in the form of beautiful sculptures and mystique artifacts.

Outstanding Universal Value

Chanderi Archaeological Museum was established primarily to preserve the rich heritage and culture of Chanderi. The town has seen the reign of many powerful and chivalrous rulers belonging to different dynasties in various periods of history. The museum was opened to the public from 3rd April 1999, and it has been a wonder every since. The temple is known to house the remains of a rather tumultuous and culturally rich era in the history of India. The beautiful sculptures and uncountable remains dating back to the 10th and 12th century are worth seeing and exploring.

Monument Information


Chanderi, Ashoknagar - 473446, Near Delhi Bhopal Rail Line

How To Reach

  • Nearest Airport :Raja Bhoj Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station :Ashoknagar Railway Station
  • Nearest Bus Station : Kushabhau Thakre Inter State Bus Terminal, Bhopal

Opening Hours

  • Opening Time : 06:00:00 am
  • Closing Time :06:00:00 pm


  • Monsoon : Maximum: 25 °C, Minimum: 21 °C.

    Summer : Maximum: 35 °C, Minimum: 25 °C

    Winter : Maximum: 25°C, Minimum: 5 °C

    Recommended Season to Visit : Winter Season (October to March)

Facilities available At the Monument

Contact Details

  • Shri S.M. Saxena
  • Phone: 07547- 243231
  • E-mail: scchanderi.asi@gmail.com

Ticket Information

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable.
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • The Monument is open for visitors between sunrise and sunset.
  • Visitor shall be required to show photo identity proof in original at the entry to the monument.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
INDIAN Visitor:
Total ₹ 5
₹ 5 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
Total ₹ 5
₹ 5 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
SAARC Visitor:
Total ₹ 5
₹ 5 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax
BIMSTEC Visitor:
Total ₹ 5
₹ 5 - by ASI as Entry fee & ₹ 0 - by ADI as Toll tax