Museums in Nagpur

Compared to other big metro cities, Nagpur is smaller than the rest, but the number of visitable museums and landmarks are not many. Below listed are the museums and landmarks situated in the city of Nagpur, which are suitable for both adults and children.

Central Museum Nagpur

Museums in Nagpur

Nagpur City Museum assumed name Central Museum prevalently reputed to be Ajab Bangla is arranged at Civil Lines of Nagpur, something like 1.5kms west of the city. Created in 1863, it is one of the most seasoned exhibition halls in Nagpur with an impressive gathering of archaeological curios, handiwork and articles of normal use from old times. The shows in the display center are shown in six displays in particular craft, palaeontology, humanities, and geography, industry and characteristic history. The craft display has some remarkable depictions from the Bombay School of Art and the anthropological exhibition holds stuffed and saved figures of feathered creatures, reptiles and well evolved creatures.

The exhibition hall additionally houses a decently loaded library. Nagpur Central Museum is managed by the Directorate of Archaeology and Museums. It is open on all days from 10 am to 5pm with the exception of, on Mondays and open occasions. Educational film shows and addresses are additionally led in the gallery every so often.

Narrow Gauge Rail Museum

The Narrow Gauge Rail Museum, situated in Kadbi Chowk on Kamptee Road, Nagpur (6kms from the downtown area) is the one and only of its thoughtful gallery in India. It was introduced on 14 December 2002 by the then route clergyman, Shri Nitish Kumar. Spreads about a region of 4.5 sections of land, Narrow Gauge Rail Museum comprises of various displays showing a substantial mixture of old and legacy articles of Indian Railway. The displays incorporates static models of trains and carriages, old steam motors, indicating gear, hand-lights, old phone sets, a ground casing utilized for working focuses, maker's plate and so forth.

Museums in Nagpur


The document area of the display center houses a gathering of uncommon stamps, old reports, train particulars, charts and route manuals. The significant fascination of Narrow Gauge Rail Museum is a 5 Bagnall 0-6-4 restricted measure tank loco weighing 15 tons and having a most extreme speed of 25 KMPH, constructed by Bagnall Limited, Stafford, England, in 1916. A diesel-water driven train and a limited check imperial carriage inherent 1899 by Orenstein Koppel of Germany is the other fascination. The display center likewise offers a carnival with slides, swings, toy prepare for kids, old style seats, mobile eateries on wheels, hall, and so forth.

Museum Toy Train

The museum toy train which is located in Nagpur is particularly made for children. This museum helps small and young children to increase their knowledge about the Indian Railways network. If you are visiting the city of Nagpur with children, make sure to take them to a visit to this museum. Also this museum is located close to the narrow gauge rail museum.

Now you are well aware of the museums in Nagpur, make sure to visit them during your trip to the city!

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