(Last Updated on : 26/03/2016)
Bihar Museum is a museum located in Patna
. It was partially opened in August, 2015. This museum has the vast collection of artefacts that were used by the followers of Gautama Buddha
, Lord Mahavira
. Not only has that Bihar Museum has the gallery of modern art and contemporary paintings and sculpture.
Location of Bihar Museum
Bihar Museum was planned as a history museum for the state of Bihar. Bihar Museum began construction in Bailey Road, Patna, Bihar in October 2013. It is located in Patna, the capital city of the East Indian state of Bihar. Its exact location is on the southern flank of Jawaharlal Nehru
Marg, Bailey Road, in Patna.
Planning of Bihar Museum
Bihar Museum at Patna was born from the brain child of Nitish Kumar, who felt the need for a modern cultural organization that would bring pride to the people of Bihar and accelerate progress in the State of Bihar. He envisioned an art museum, which act as a catalytic centre and place of transformation. It was planned as a multicultural hub. Bihar Museum engages visitors with interactive storytelling and multimedia exhibits like audio- visual filming.
Galleries of Bihar Museum
The galleries of Bihar Museum had travelled throughout ages to narrate glorious history of Bihar, bringing it alive in a renewed context.
Mission of Bihar Museum
The primary mission of Bihar Mission is to return the lost glory of Bihar by rejuvenating the pride of Bihar and its people, bringing a shared sense of heritage for Indians and attracting an international audience to discover the extraordinary history of ancient India.
Extension of Bihar Museum
Bihar Museum is spread over an area of 13.9 acres of land.
Houses of Bihar Museum
Bihar Museum houses a children's museum, the main entrance area, and an orientation theatre were the only parts opened to the public.
Objectives of Bihar Museum
Bihar Museum was planned to bring the thousands year history of Bihar, Rajgir, Madhya Pradesh, Gaya, Nalanda into focus, inspiring local residents and visitors from across the world to explore the rich heritage, historic sites and cultural attractions of this state of eastern India.
Architecture of Bihar Museum
Japan's Maki & Associates along with Mumbai's Opolis Architects developed the architectural design of the Bihar Museum.