Maharaja Banaras Vidya Mandir Trust Museum (Ramnagar Fort Museum)

Museum Address
Ramnagar Fort Museum, Mirzapur - Varanasi Road, Purana, Ramnagar, Uttar Pradesh 221008, India
City
State
Uttar Pradesh
Pin Code
221008
Are there any docents or guides who visitors can directly call to book for a guided tour?
No
When was the museum established?
1964
Main category
Briefly describe the history of the museum, its collection and donors.

The Maharaja Banaras Vidya Mandir Trust Museum, popularly known as Ramnagar Fort Museum, is located in Ramnagar Fort in Varanasi. It was established by Maharaja Kashi Naresh Vibhuti Narain Singh in 1964. The museum is a part of the Ramnagar Fort, which was built in 1750.  The museum is divided into five galleries starting from the collection of vintage cars and palanquins, followed by the textile gallery, armoury (with swords, old guns, and many guns are imported), personal decorative items and the old photographs respectively. The fourth gallery has an astronomical clock built in 1872 by B. Mulchand. The clock shows the time, day, year, month, week and other astronomical readings.

After a visit to the museum, a passage leads towards the edge of the river where the Vyas temple can be visited. This area of the fort looks especially beautiful during the sunset.

 

 

    Photography
    No
    Videography
    No
    Cafeteria
    No
    Museum shop
    No
    Wheelchair friendly
    No
    Restroom
    Yes
    Drinking water
    Yes
    Locker room
    No
    Parking
    No
    Information in Braille
    No
    Workshops/seminars/lectures
    No
    Garden/picnic area
    Yes
    Audio/visual guides
    No
    Guided tours
    No
    Library and archives services
    No
    IT facilities ( Photocopying, printing, computer )
    No
    Auditorium
    No
    Conference/ Seminar hall
    No
    Museum membership
    No
    Conservation lab
    No
    Research lab
    No
    Who manages the museum?
    Private Organization
    Person-in-charge of the museum
    Owner
    First Name
    Maharaja Dr. Anand Narain
    Last Name
    Singh
    Additional information ( if any)
    The museum is closed only on Dussehra and Muharram
    What is the average duration to see the museum?
    3-4 hours
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    Is the museum currently closed?
    No
    Image for museum exterior/building
    Ramnagar Fort Museum
    Gallery Images
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    Vintage Car collection
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    Textile Gallery
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    Entry Fee
    Applicable
    Entry fee information
    Indian: Rs 50
    Children (5-12years): Rs 20
    Students: Rs. 20

    Foreigner: Rs. 200
    Children (5-12years): Rs. 100
    Getting there
    Ramnagar Fort
    Opening Days
    Sunday
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Saturday
    Public holidays
    Opening Time
    10:00 a.m.
    Closing Time
    05:00 p.m.