One of the most popular tourists attractions in Pudukkottai is a 108-year old Government Museum, which is a home to some incredible and rare collections of artefacts and relics related zoology, paintings, geology, epigraphy, anthropology, and more. These are just a few names in the list of total 18 galleries for which this must-visit museum in Pudukkottai is esteemed for. Being a treasure chest for historical buffs, each of its section bids some spectacular artefacts and inscriptions to explore. Above that, the museum also has an ethnology section, in which, it exhibits a fine collection of musical instruments, arms and armours for the general public. Moreover, you can also explore numismatic gallery where you get a chance to take a glance onto the opulent assortment of Indian coins. On top of that, there is also an archaeological section of relics and artefacts for all those loves to embrace their historical knowledge. This archaeological gallery is known for holding a good collection of sculptures and illustrative of ancient and famous monuments of the city. Along with that, economic, arts and industries, natural history, and reference library are some more enthralling galleries proffering some invincible arts and artefacts to explore at the museum. Not to forget, this place also houses several rare bronze and stone sculpture along with various historical paintings that depict the glory of ancient art. Despite being a historical attraction in Pudukkottai, the Government Museum is also a place loved by the kids. For that, the museum exhibits embalmed wildlife creatures, amongst which, jaw skeleton of a whale and an effigy of dinosaur proffers a jaw-dropping experience for kids.
Saturday to Thursday (Friday Closed): 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
- Ancient Sculptures and Paintings
- Art and industries
- Natural History
- Reference Library and more.