The Government Museum of Chennai has six buildings to explore, including the Main Building with a variety of paintings, stones, and sculptures, the Front Building with a collection of arms, puppets, and other art pieces, the Bronze Gallery with bronze sculptures, old coins, and chemically preserved artifacts, the Children’s Museum with various educational exhibits, the National Art Gallery with traditional paintings and arts, the Contemporary Art Gallery with British-time portraits, and the Contemporary Art Gallery with modern arts. From time to time, cultural and intellectual activities are held here. It also serves as a performance space for plays and music events. The Connemara Public Library is located within the Chennai Government Museum. It has some of the country’s most unique literary collections as well as centuries-old literature.