OF ART AND CULTURE MUSEUM
Birla Academy of Art and Culture Museum was established in 1966.
Collections include paintings of the mediaeval period as well as modern
art and some archaeological specimens. The Museum holds regular
exhibitions of modern Indian sculptors and painters.
Address : 108-109, Southern Avenue,
Note : Timings : 16.00 - 20.00 (Weekdays)
hours : 13.00 - 20.00
BIRLA INDUSTRIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Birla Industrial and Technological Museum was established in 1956 It was
built by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research; deals with
basic science and technology: has large number of exhibits, designed,
prepared and fabricated at its own workshop. Galleries cover models
showing Electricity, Nuclear Physics, Iron and Steel, Optics, Motive
Power, Communication and Mining. The Optics Gallery has since been
converted into a Popular Science Gallery. Popular activities of the
Museum include films shows, demonstration-lectures, hobby activities,
periodical programs of sky-observation through telescopes. Runs several
mobile units for the rural areas. Regional Science Museums at Malda and
Purulia operate under this body.
Address : 19A, Gurusaday Road,
Note : Timings : 10.00 - 17.30. (Tuesday to Sunday )
Crafts Museum was established in 1950.(Formerly of the Indian Institute
of Art in Industry). Collections include rural arts and crafts of
different regions of India including ivories, metal objects and textiles
from West Bengal, Assam, Tripura, Maharashtra, U.P, Haryana, Rajasthan,
Gujarat, Karanataka and Tamil Nadu. Maintains a good library and
Address : 9-12, Old CourtHouse Street,
Note : Timings : 10.00 - 17.00 on Weekdays.