Museum, Historical Site, Family And Kids
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Located in Chennai’s neighbourhood of Egmore, the Egmore museum or the Government Museum of Chennai boasts of an informative collection of items related to human history and culture. Instigated in the year 1851, this museum is considered to be one of the best things to do in Chennai with kids. The museum ranks second in the list of oldest museum in India, following the Indian Museum of Kolkata.
This is a brilliant place to visit for all those who have interest in archaeology and numismatic collections. The highlights of the museum include collections from the European countries with Roman antiques. Along with these, this Indo-Saracenic styled museum is also home to some artworks of Raja Ravi Varma.
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Join the day tour to explore the history as well as Indo-Saracenic style of architecture in Chennai! In the city of Chennai (Madras), you can notice the British influence on the form of old cathedrals and the mix of Hindu, Islamic and Gothic revival
This us a nice place to spend more than half a day along with your family. You will come to know how primitive people used their utensils or weapons to guard themselves from animals. You can also learn how human being started life and how it developed civilization etc. Even you will come to know how they made their cultivation and constructed their houses. These are all anthropological studies. But for your Tea, Coffee, or Lunch you have to come out to nearby places or you can carry some munches.
Very informative place. One full day we can spend to learn about our history. Personal favourite was the contemporary paintings section
Has a decent good collection. Especially the stone sculptures collection which has a good explaining write ups. Is fairly large. I was not able to see 2 blocks. They are total of 5 blocks i believe.
Really awesome consists of collection of many historical fossils and equipment. Some of them are 40 fees whale fossils, Snakes, fishes, animals, elephant fossils of different species Antic pices such as old guns, knifes, cookery, war equipment. Further more Art gallery, Ancient sculptures and many more Do you have a day of time interested to learn about nature magic. Try to visit
Very good collection of historical arts, elements and manuscripts. Garden area is also nice for sitting. Staffs are well behaved. Though the buildings are very old, it's collection makes it enjoyable.