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Kutch Museum

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.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Kutch
Location: Bhuj    


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