(Last Updated on : 14/02/2009)
The museums of Karnataka represent the state`s cultural and historical profusion. The museums are the preservers of the ancient as well as the modern traditional background. The great architecture and the sculpture depict the reign of the ancient emperors, the awesome dexterity of the sculptors and the lifestyle of the contemporary society. The museums display the rare antiques, sculptures, architectural pieces, excavated materials, religious chariots and images, photographs that bear the tradition of art, folk art and craft, paintings, coins, inscriptions books of immense historical value and many more objects that are worth preserving.
Some museums of Karnataka lavishly display the art and culture as well as the religious practice of the contemporary society. Moreover some museums in this South Indian state exhibit medical instruments dating from the distant past and the arms used by the ancient as well as the modern armies.
The science museums of Karnataka are the depository of the elements that were used in the prehistoric and ancient era. Karnataka houses some architectural and art museums which are incredible in their objects of some valuable architectural art of ancient era.
The profound historical background of the state and as these museums treasure attract the tourists of Karnataka. Certain museums also display umpteen number of historical paintings and the science museums display exquisite scientific elements.
Tipu Sultan Museum, Karnataka Government Museum And Venkatappa Art Gallery, are worth visiting.