Government Museum, also known as Mathura Museum is a well-known attraction in the city of Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.
What it’s famous for?
In addition, it is famous for its incredible art and amazing architecture which includes ancient sculptures of Mathura art school that dates back from 3rd to 12th century.
This museum was discovered by Sir F.S Growse, collector of Mathura district in 1874. All of the beauty of this great museum lies in its art, culture, scripts, currency, etc. In fact, these pieces of art are very important and valuable and all these sculptures belong to the Mathura school of art along with many ancient coins, paintings, transcripts etc.
Also, this museum has artifacts of the Gupta and Kushan kingdoms, as they were famous in this region and other districts of Mathura.
Other very famous collection of ornaments, terracotta sculptures and bronze objects are the most appealing in this museum.
Moreover, it is a perfect place to take a glimpse at the ancient Indian art and culture. Also, it enhances your knowledge of history during different civilization in India.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION about MATHURA MUSEUM:
Visiting Hours: 10:30am to 4:30pm (Closed on Monday and every second Saturday along with national holidays)
Entry Fees: INR 25 (Foreigners) and INR 5 (Indians)