Lucknow 226 001
Timings:10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.
Closed: Monday and Sunday following second Saturday and other public holidays.
This Museum has a vast collection of about 83000 specimens. This can be broadly classified into main five sections.
1. Archaeological Section comprising of pre-historical implements, pottery and bricks, sculptures, terracottas, metal images, seals, beads, stone inscriptions and copper plates.
2. Numismatic Section comprising of gold, silver and copper coins, medals and paper currency.
3. Art Section comprising of paintings and textiles, metal ware, wood work, Ivory and toys. The museum has a collection of about 692 objects mainly chikan work, jamdani work, zardozi work and some Nawabi costumes.
4. Natural History
Apart from these sections the collection has also good representation of Jewels and Gold Ornaments, Arms and armours, Manuscripts and Farmans, Musical Instruments and other miscellaneous curio items.
Collections of Indian Textiles
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