Ina museum

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    Location: kumam leikai, Moirangthem Leikai, Moirang, Manipur 795133, India.

    Visiting Time: 2 hours.

    Phone number not available

    A museum is an organization that cares for the recruitment of artifacts and other objects of historical, artistic, cultural, or scientific significance. A museum is a kind of organization that introduces the future generation of a country to the early generation. For housing an authoritative statue of Subhash Chandra Bose, the Indian National Army Memorial, and Museum at Moirang is eminent and it’s a representation of the INA War Memorial originally built in Singapore. The war memorial is dedicated to the soldiers of the Indian National Army at moirang, India.


    Ina museumIt is one of the attractions of the town. Ina museum holds a special place in the history of India’s Freedom Struggle. A rich collection of letters, photographs, badges of ranks, and other war memorabilia including arms and ammunition, bayonets, helmets, and bottles, among others, are also displayed here reminding the visitors of the noble sacrifices made by the INA soldiers.


    In October 1968, work on the cenotaph has been started which was completed in the month of  September 1969 and was unveiled by Indira Gandhi. Work on expanding the monument complex to present-day size was unveiled when it was constructed. In Indian currency, Rs 6.23 crores were spent for this memorial building. In April 1944, Where Colonel S. A. Malik leading an INA unit raised the flag of Azad Hindi, a stone cenotaph has also been erected at the historic Moirang Kangla. The site is administered by the Imphal state government, since 1985. The peace memorial at Lotpaching which was raised by the Japanese government is also close to the complex.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Ina museumThe whole view of this place is amazing. The main characteristic of the complex is an alteration of the INA’s memorial to its fallen soldiers as it stood in Singapore, before its demolition at the hands of British Indian Army sappers in 1945. A museum is also contained in the complex, along with a library and an auditorium, and a statue of Subhas Chandra Bose. The museum also contains a gallery of the historical personalities of Manipur along with one of the Manipuri soldiers of the Indian National Army.

    Opening Hours

    Friday, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. (closed on Sunday)

    Opening hours:10:00 a.m. – 04:00 p.m.

    Entry & Others Fees

    INR-10 for adults

    INR-5 for children

    INR-50 for foreigners

    How to Reach

    By Air: To reach the INA You should take a small bag where you can carry all the essential things you are and Don’t forget to take a water bottle. museum, Imphal international airport is the nearest airport. Major cities of the Indian state, Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati, Aizawl, Silchar, and Dimapur, are provided direct flights from this airport. From the airport, you can hire a cab or any other private transport to the tourist home.

    By Rail: With about a distance of 215 km from Imphal by road, the nearest railhead is at Dimapur on the broad gauge line of the Northeast Frontier Railways. Another railhead on the Manipur border is Jiribam around a distance of 225 km from Imphal. From the rail station, you have to hire a cab or another private transport to reach your destination.

    By Road: From Imphal, it is 53 km away and 522 km from Guwahati, by road on National Highway No. 53. You can get public and private transport available here.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should take a small bag where you can carry all the essential things you are and Don’t forget to take a water bottle.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is safer. The museum is managed by the state government.

    Nearest Police Station-Moirang Police Station: Tipaimukh Rd, Pasang Leikai, Moirang, Manipur

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Though cameras are not allowed inside, normal photography on phones is allowed outside of the museum.

    Nearest attractions

    • Keibul Lamjao  National Park
    • Loukoi pat
    • Sendra park
    • Sendra Tourist Home
    • Karang Island
    • Ibudhou Thangjing Temple

    Que-03: What is the category of the museum?

    Ans: Military

    Que-04: Is there any entry fee applicable to the museum?

    Ans: Yes the specific amount of entry fee is charged.

    Que-05: How much time is needed to take a round of the museum?

    Ans: Less than one hour.

    Que-06: Why should you visit a museum?

    Ans: Museums can make you feel good when you are feeling bored or lonely.

    • Museums make you smarter and teach you.
    • Thus museums provide a fruitful way of learning.
    • Museums are community centers that make your community system stronger by making you more communicative.
    • Museums also help in bringing change and development to communities. It can be a source of inspiration as well.
    • Museums can also be a  great place to spend time with the nearest one, family, and friends.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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