Sanchi Museum, Sanchi

Sanchi Museum, Sanchi - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: NH-86, Near Sanchi Stupa, District Raisen, Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh 464661

Phone: +91-7482266611

Ticket Price: 5 INR

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Time Required: 00:30 Mins

Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Sanchi Museum, Sanchi

Although built during Ancient India, Sanchi Stupa was rediscovered in the British regime by General Taylor during some excavations. In the year 1919, a small museum was established on the hilltopby Sir John Marshall, former Director General of ASI to preserve the relics found during excavation. A visit to this museum will introduce you to noteworthy antiques such as lion capital of Ashokan pillar. Managed by “Archaeological Survey of India”, this museum is a great way to understand this architecture and Madhya Pradesh tourism as a whole. Exhibits that get displayed inside this museum donot belong only to Sanchi but also from nearby places like Vidisha, Gyraspur, Murelkhurd etc. There are four galleries and a main hall that take you on a journey through the ancient India and its architecture.

Sanchi Museum Ticket Prices

  • Children upto 15years: Free

How To reach Sanchi Museum by Public Transport

  • By Railway Station: Sanchi Railway Station
  • By local taxi or bus.

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  • A great historical place and ancient place of Buddhist education. Situated 40 kms from Bhopal. Our national emblem was found here. It was a place, established by great emperor Ahoka. There is a museum here, with many historical monuments.

  • It's archeological museum of sanchi .... It Secures the ancient statue of different architecture of stupa during maurya period....like statue of 4 lions, lord Buddha, different sample of incredible architecture....used items and many more...... It's very near to the main stupa.... There is as staff onsite for proper guidance...

  • Will give you an insight of the various artefacts found during the excavation. Maintained with care by ASI..

  • Great place to know architecture excavation of sanchi stupa and India during early 19th entury.

  • This place has some great exhibits excavated from the sanchi site. There is one main hall and 4 galleries. The exhibits represent 6 cultural periods from circa 300BC to 700AD.

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