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Bishnupur Museum

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Do visit - check for music and textile section

It's a commendable effort for a small place like Bishnupur. While the Terracotta collection in the... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Payal G
,
Mumbai
via mobile
Pretty average

I had spent just about half an hour with my family inside this building,known as Bishnupur... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Shourjendra D
,
Kolkata, India
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

It's a commendable effort for a small place like Bishnupur. While the Terracotta collection in the main hall are routine antiques, really liked the effort put in for preserving the legacy of a local family of classical musicians​ including old recordings. Wish other places in...More

Thank Payal G
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I had spent just about half an hour with my family inside this building,known as Bishnupur Museum. Some old terracotta works,some local artefacts etc and that's about it. I preferred visiting the various temples around Bishnupur and see the magnificent terracotta works,on site.

7  Thank Shourjendra D
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This place is a treasure-house of historical artifacts and thus is a must-see. Please find time to visit it and encourage such efforts. I was pleasantly surprised to see and learn the rich history of the Bankura district area. The museum has a lot of...More

Thank abhigya m
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Just a few collection of local items of Bishnupur. This place is small with few limited collections. The terracotta collections are the only things worth as a great collection here.

Thank Aninda_mukherjee
Reviewed 17 December 2016

One who want to know about Bishnupuri 'Gharana' (ঘরানা) (Culture), must have to visit this museum. It is only 3 k.m. away from Bishnupur Bus Terminus.

Thank Abhay R
Reviewed 17 November 2016

For some inexplicable reason the museum remained closed and out of bounds to the tourists prior to the Pujas this year when we visited Bishnupur. Rather keen on visiting the place, we tried to find out from the local people as well as the tourist...More

Thank sreelabose
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I'm a Japanese living in Delhi. Visited here with a friend from Kolkata. The only museum in Bishnupur when I visited. Tiny one with limited number of items. Not significant nor interesting to me. Just took a few minutes to look through here. Sorry.

Thank W7927SH_
Reviewed 8 June 2016

BIshnupur museum is a small effort to showcase the art,artefacts,handicrafts of not only bishnupur but also adjacent areas.

Thank soumitrapanda01
Reviewed 4 April 2016

A Ticket of INR 5/- will lead the entry to view and reveal the preserved art of terracotta. A good collection, students of history can visit this place for gathering important information. Going around the town of Bishnupur, shops equipped with terracotta items are the...More

Thank Ghureberai
Reviewed 25 January 2016

One needs to purchase a entry ticket of Rs 5/ head to enter the museum.One can get a glimpse of terracotta art of bishnupur in this museum.Terracotta idols,pictures ,samples of Balachuri Saree's are displayed here.However the museum needs maintenance.It seems the building and the doors...More

Thank indradip2013
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