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Government Museum, Mathura

Government Museum was conceived and established in 1874 by F S Growse, the then district collector. It was originally called the Curzon Museum of Archaeology. It is a leading center of research, study, and preservation of Mathuraís splendid heritage of art. The museum is housed in a fine octagonal red sandstone building, located at Dampier Park. It has the largest collection of Kushana sculptures in the country. The museum also has a fine collection of stone sculptures and terracotta, gold, silver and copper coins, clay seals, ancient pottery, paintings, and bronzes.

Updated on 11th November, 2005
District: Mathura
Location: Dampier Park
Museum Road
Mathura  281001  


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