Patna Museum

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    Location:  Madiri kat pur musuam k bagl m, Patna, Bihar 800001, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: 1 to 2 hours

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    Patna Museum is located at Buddha Marg in Patna, Bihar. Patna Museum is located in the heart of Patna. Though Patna is situated under the Bihar state. Patna Museum is called the state museum of Bihar. Patna contains almost 2.5 million people. Bihar is a place where people of almost all faiths live. And generally, Patna is a very sacred place for Sikhs and there are many Sikhs here. Guru Gobind Singh and Sikh guru was born here. This city is the toppest tourist destination in Bihar. Many people come from home and abroad to visit the historical places located in Patna city. Patna is a very devolved city. Patna Museum is one of them. It is situated on the bank of the Ganges River.


    patna museum enjoyingThis place is one of the most attractive places in town. There are many reasons to visit this Patna Museum. Many historical things to see in this museum. There are many types of archaeological specimens, coins from different eras, and many types of art objects.  There are also a variety of paintings, of which bronze paintings are the most popular. There is a fossil of a tree here. it is amazing. 


    There is not much history behind this place. Patna Museum was founded on 03 April in the year 1917. The museum was built to collect and preserve the historical monuments of Patna and its environs when the Indian subcontinent was under British occupation. The British were the creators of this museum. They noticed the need to build this museum after the partition of Bengal and Bihar.  This is why this museum was built.

    Inside/Outside Views

    patna museum viewThe whole view of This place is amazing. Inside there are many things to see. It is thought to be about 200 million years old. There are 10,000 manuscripts of Nalanda and Vikramshila University. Most of the early collections of this museum have been taken to the Bihar Museum.  The most important of these was a statue. It was a Yakshi idol. This idol was discovered on the banks of the river Ganga. In addition to these, there are many other things to see in this museum.

    Opening Hours

    Patna Museum opens at 10:30 AM in the morning and closes at 4:30 PM. It opens during the public holidays also. But these days there is a change in the timing of opening and closing.

    Entry & Others Fees

    • For Indian: INR 15 for a single person
    • For Foreigners: INR 250 for a single person 

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    How to Reach

    By Air: You can reach Patna Museum by air. The closest airport from Patna city is Loknayak Jayaprakash airport which is too near from Patna Museum. It is an international airport. So you can get both domestic and international flights from here. If you really want a comfortable journey you can go to Patna Museum by air.

    By Rail: This place can be visited by train also. The closest railway station from Patna Museum is Patna Junction. It is 2.3 km away from Patna city. If you want a peaceful journey you can try it. From the station you can hire a taxi or cab and can reach your destination Patna Museum.

    By Road: This place is also visited via road. The roads of the city are so well. In Patna you can find various kinds of local transport service as well as bus, taxi or cab. In Patna city bus services are so good and the people of the city use bus services for travel within the city. You can also hire private transport like taxi or cab and easily reach your selected place Patna Museum.

    Tips for Travellers

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    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Of Course it’s far secure to visit. There are many volunteers hired to appearance after it. If you’ve got got any want and when you have any issues you may take assist from them or on your assist right here is the nearby police station region for you.

    • Location: Near Museum, Budh Marg, Patna, Bihar 800001, India
    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, Photography is allowed inside Patna Museum. But you have to pay some charge for it. You have to pay INR 20 for your mobile camera, INR 100 for flash camera, INR 500 for your video camera.

    If you want to take any commercial photoshoot or videography inside the museum, then you have to pay INR 5000 for that. The authority of Patna Museum hardly abides by these rules and you should maintain these rules properly.

    Que-03: Is a parking zone available in Patna Museum?

    Ans: No, there is no parking zone available in Patna Museum. You have to park your vehicles at your hotel where you are staying or you can hire any parking area from somewhere.

    Que-04: Best time to visit Patna Museum:

    Ans: Patna Museum can be visited at any time throughout the year. But the best time to visit Patna Museum is between October to March. Between this time the watcher of the city remains favorable. On hot days, Patna has very hot weather. Temperatures of 40 degrees Celsius are very common here. But between October and March the weather is somewhat favorable, So if you go to Patna during this time, you will be able to enjoy your journey in a very beautiful way.

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

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