Museums in Chennai

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  • Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centres

    Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centres

    Established in 1983 by the Tamil Nadu Government, this institute provides educational tours and activities displaying the importance of science and technology in today’s world. Spread over twenty acres, this centre highlights the norms of scientific technology amongst people and students.

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  • Regional Railway Museum

    Regional Railway Museum

    A perfect knowledge getaway for your family, the regional railway museum walks you through the glorious past, challenging present and all developments that have taken place in the railway system over the years. Admire the tiny little models of coaches, bogies, tracks and other different types of trains at the ...

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  • Government Museum

    Government Museum

    Also known as Egmore or Madras Museum, the Government Museum was founded in 1851 and is touted to be India’s second oldest museum. Spread across 17 acres of land, the museum comprises of six buildings with 46 galleries. Some of them are believed to be approximately 100 years old. It ...

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  • Rukmini Devi Museum

    Rukmini Devi Museum

    Close to Besant Nagar, Rukmini Devi Museum can be easily reached by bus. Dedicated to Rukmini Devi Arundale, the founder of Kalakshetra, this museum is located at the Kalakshetra campus area. While you look at the museum, you can also visit the Kalakshetra campus.

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  • Cholamandal Artists Village

    Cholamandal Artists Village

    Located on the East Coast Road, approximately eight kilometres from the south of Chennai, Cholamandal Artists' Village represents an important arts centre in the entire state of Tamil Nadu. Spread over eight hectares of land, it lies close to the Bay of Bengal and has become a great tourist destination. ...

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  • National Art Gallery

    National Art Gallery

    Situated on Pantheon Road in Egmore district, the National Art Gallery building is made in pink sandstone, reminiscing that of the Jaipuri-Jaina style. Established in the year 1907 by T. Namberumal Chetty, the gallery was once known as the Victoria Memorial Hall. Displaying Mughal era paintings, religious statues and artifacts, ...

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  • Periyar Science Technology Centre

    Periyar Science Technology Centre

    Situated at Kotturpuram in Chennai and part of the Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centres, Periyar Science Technology Centre is one of the leading science centres of South India. More than eight galleries are dedicated to fileds like physical science, electrical, communication, energy, living science, invention, transportation and materials science. ...

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  • Vivekananda House

    Vivekananda House

    Dedicated to Swami Vivekananda, this monument is also known as Ice House. It is believed that in the year 1900, the great soul stayed in this house for six weeks. Established in 1877, this two-storey building is a Victorian architectural marvel with great designs of sunburst and gabled roof.

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  • Fort Museum

    Fort Museum

    Nestled amidst walls of the St. George Fort in Chennai, Fort Museum was constructed in the year 1948. Supervised by the management of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the museum displays an antique collection of historic items and valuables like arms, uniforms, medals, porcelains, coins, manuscripts, paintings, prints and textiles. ...

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