Birla Mandir is situated atop the Arera Hills, the highest point in Bhopal District
. Apart from providing spiritual solace to the devotees, the temple also commands a panoramic view of the picturesque city. There is a museum attached to the temple where one could find a rich collection of sculptures from Raisen,
, and Shahdol districts of Madhya Pradesh
.The stone sculptures are mainly of Vishnu, Shiva and their consorts and incarnations. Terracotta exhibits from Kausambi are also displayed. The Museum is open from 9 00 hrs to 17 00 hrs on all days except Mondays.