Kutch Museum, formerly known as the Fergusson Museum, is situated in the ancient city of Bhuj
, in Kutch District
. Founded by Maharao Khengarji III in 1877, it is the oldest of its kind in Gujarat
. The museum, constructed in the Italian Gothic style, is located in the picturesque surroundings on the bank of Hamirsar Lake just opposite to the Nazar Bagh Garden.
Kutch Museum has a fabulous collection of Kshatrapa inscriptions, various archaeological objects, weapons, musical instruments and specimens of various crafts of the Kutch region.
Kutch Museum is open from 09:00 to 11:00 and 15:00 to 17:30 on all days, except Wednesdays, 2nd and 4th Saturdays and public holidays.
Sharad Bagh Palace, Swami Narayan Temple and Folk Museum situated nearby are worth visiting.