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Sunday, January 18, 2009

The Government Museum, Vellore - 113

It treasures ancient and present day articles relating to Anthropology, Art, Archaeology, Botany, Geology, Numismatics, Pre-History, Zoology, etc.

Guys, this Museum was opened to the public in 1985. It consists of objects of art, archaeology, pre-history, weapons, sculptures, bronzes, wood carvings, handicrafts, numismatics, philately, botany, geology and zoology.

Special displays include Bronze double antenna sword from Vellore Taluk, dating back to 400 BC., Stone sculptures from Late Pallava to Vijayanagar periods, Ivory chess board and coins used by the last Kandian King of Sri Lanka, Vikrama Raja Singha.

The educational activities of this Museum include Art camp for school students, Study of inscriptions and iconography for college students etc.

You can visit here from 09.00 am to 12.00 pm and 02.00 pm to 05.00 pm. This museum remains closed on Mondays and Government Holidays. No any fees has been charged here.

Address:
Curator, Government museum, Fort, Vellore – 632 004.

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