State Archaeological Meseum

Address
1, Satyen Ray Road, Behala - 700034
City
State
West Bengal
Pin Code
700034
When was the museum established?
1962
Main category
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The State Archaeological Gallery has collections including rare tools of the Early, Middle and Late Stone Ages from Susunia (Bankura) and other sites, proto-historic antiquities from Pandu Rajar Dhibi (Burdwan), terracottas, sculptures, stone and stucco from the Gupta, Maurya, Shunga, Kushana, Pala, and Mediaeval times.There is also a section on ‘Historical Art’ which displays a large number of old terracottas, bronzes, wood-carvings, textiles and manuscripts.

Photography
No
Videography
No
Cafeteria
No
Museum shop
Yes
Wheelchair friendly
No
Restroom
Yes
Drinking water
No
Locker room
No
Parking
No
Information in Braille
No
Workshops/seminars/lectures
No
Garden/picnic area
No
Audio/visual guides
No
Guided tours
No
Library and archives services
Yes
IT facilities ( Photocopying, printing, computer )
No
Auditorium
Yes
Conference/ Seminar hall
Yes
Museum membership
No
Conservation lab
No
Research lab
No
Who manages the museum?
Others
Others:
Archaeological Dept, Govt. of West Bengal
Person-in-charge of the museum
Curator
First Name
Sarmila
Last Name
Saha
What is the average duration to see the museum?
1-2 hours
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Is the museum currently closed?
No
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State Archaeological Meseum Exterior
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Entry Fee
Applicable
Entry fee information
₹5 for all
Opening Days
Sunday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Opening Time
11:00 a.m.
Closing Time
04:30 p.m.