Central Sikh Museum

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  • Address: Golden Temple Rd, Atta Mandi, Katra Ahluwalia, Amritsar Cantt., Punjab 143006, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids, Exhibition

About Central Sikh Museum, Amritsar

To know about the various facades of Sikhism and to know about many eminent Sikh characters, you and your companions can plan to go to the Central Sikh Museum. The very museum also showcases the bravery of the Sikh people who fought historic battles. This museum is a significant part of the Golden Temple complex. The Central Sikh Museum comprises 5 rooms and exhibits a lot of paintings of popular Sikh figures. You can come here every day and the very facility remains open from 8 AM to 7 PM.

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  • Central Sikh Museum preserves the gruesome history of the Sikhs’ martyrdom at the hands of the Mughals, the British, and Operation Bluestar. Established in 1958, the gallery now hosts a collection of portraits of Sikh gurus, saints, warriors and prominent leaders. Visitors will also find a rich collection of coins, arms, and ancient manuscripts, as well as an excellent library. Opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday 12 a.m.-6 p.m., 10 p.m.-12 a.m.; Monday 10 p.m.-12 a.m. only

  • Central Sikh Museum preserves the gruesome history of the Sikhs’ martyrdom at the hands of the Mughals, the British, and Operation Bluestar. Established in 1958, the gallery now hosts a collection of portraits of Sikh gurus, saints, warriors and prominent leaders. Visitors will also find a rich collection of coins, arms, and ancient manuscripts, as well as an excellent library. Opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday 12 a.m.-6 p.m., 10 p.m.-12 a.m.; Monday 10 p.m.-12 a.m. only

  • Established in 1958 at Amritsar, Central Sikh Museum exhibits paintings of Sikh gurus, saints, Sikh warriors and other prominent Sikh leaders who have contributed to the enhancement of Sikh religion. It has a rich collection of coins, old arms and ancient manuscripts. It also houses an excellent library. Guide services are available on request. The museum is open on all days. Entry is free. Photography is allowed only upon prior permission. A visit to Harmandir Sahib is not complete if someone is not visiting The Central Sikh Museum. This museum was established in the early 1960’s. The great Sikh artists, S.Kirpal Singh, Thakur Singh, Parbodh Chandra, Sobha Singh, Gurdit Singh, Amolak Singh, Phulan Rani added to its beauty by painting the Sikh history on canvas. Some rare pencil sketches by Princess Bamba add to its glory. Musical instruments like Saranda of Baba Sham Singh and rarest stringed instrument, guns of Sikh Raj, Wooden Canopy supporters covered with silver of Maharaja Ranjit Singh times are preserved in the museum. The wooden comb (Kangha) of Guru Gobind Singh, Arrows and Bow, Iron Chakras (circles) to be worn on the turban by warrior and a iron jacket made of wires (Sanjoe) are worth seeing. The museum has been divided into different portions according to Sikh History. In the very first hall, Guru Sahiban, Bhagat Sahiban and there period has been described through portraits. The second small room shows the travels of Guru Nanak and some photos of rare art work on the walls of Gurdwara Baba Atal Rai. The next is followed by the Sikh Struggle period after 1708 . Portraits of Bhai Mani Singh, Bhai Taru Singh, Bhai Dyala, Bhai Mati Dass, the prices for the heads of Sikhs being paid. Takes one to the Sikh Raj and after independence struggle of Punjabi Speaking state, Nirankari Kand, Operation Blue Star, portraits of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindran wala, General Shabeg Singh, Bhai Amrik Singh. The portraits of Sikh scholars, saints, religious, social and political personalities, Presidents and some members of S.G.P.C. Jathedars of Akal Takhat Sahib and Head Granthis of Harmandir Sahib are displayed. At present for the museum, two Artists, one curator and clerical staff is there.

  • ikh Central Museum, Golden Temple Complex, Amritsar is a store house of Sikh history depicting sacrifices made by our Guru sehbans, their families & highly devoted Sikh sangat for the protection of our motherland, Hindustan. It's n excellent place which imparts awareness through visual depictions and writings to the present generation who can afford to sacrifice their comforts and a little time. A must place to visit after having darshans of Harimader sahib. Sikh Central Museum, Golden Temple Complex, Amritsar is a store house of Sikh history depicting sacrifices made by our Guru sehbans, their families & highly devoted Sikh sangat for the protection of our motherland, Hindustan. It's n excellent place which imparts awareness through visual depictions and writings to the present generation who can afford to sacrifice their comforts and a little time. A must place to visit after having darshans of Harimader sahib.

  • This is one of the Best Museums which is having whole record History of Sikhism from its origin upto now

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