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Monday, December 22, 2008

Crafts Museum, Kolkata - 88

Guys, Rural arts and crafts of different regions of India including ivories, metal objects and textiles are on display.

Guys, this museum plays a substantial role in maintaining and improving the culture and heritage of a place. The capital city of Kolkata, known for its rich cultural heritage has several museums, which truly ponders its culture. Tourists from various termini come here to visit Crafts museum.

Crafts Museum of Kolkata was demonstrated in 1950. Crafts Museum exhibits artworks and artifacts; each and every gallery of the museum gives an overwhelming experience in art. The museum displays a huge collection of rural arts and crafts from the different states of India like Gujarat, West Bengal, Tripura, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Maharashtra, U.P., Haryana, Rajasthan, and Karnataka. Articles made from ivory, and metal are presented here. There's a good library and photographic records in the museum, which throw light on the background of these artworks. Several varieties of textiles from different Indian states and districts are displayed. The Crafts Museum is open to the public on all weekdays from 1000-1700 hrs. Crafts Museum is the best place to visit if you want to enjoy the various traditional Indian textiles, arts and crafts under one roof.

Here's the address of Crafts Museum for your reference:

9-12, Old Court House Street,
Kolkata- 700 001
West Bengal

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