List of museums in Karnataka


Museum NameCityTypeEstablishedJurisdiction
Zoology Museum, Karnatak Science CollegeDharwadZoology1947Karnatak University
Government MuseumBangaloreArchaeological1865Directorate of Archaeology & Museums, Karnataka
Kempegowda MuseumBangaloreHeritage center2011Government of Karnataka
Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological MuseumBangaloreScience Museum1965National Council of Science Museums
HAL heritage and Aerospace MuseumBangaloreAerospace2001HAL
Karnataka Folk MuseumBangaloreFolk life, artJanapada trust
Gandhi BhavanBangaloreGandhi’s life1965Gandhi Smarak Nidhi
Madras Sappers Museum & ArchivesBangaloreMilitary museum1979Madras Sappers
NIMHANS Brain MuseumBangaloreAnatomical MuseumDepartment of Neuropathology, NIMHANS
Law MuseumBangaloreLaw2006Karnataka High Court
Philatelic MuseumBangalorePhilatelic MuseumGeneral Post Office
Legends Motorcycle MuseumBangaloreVintagemotorcyclesdefunctPrivate collector
Regional Museum of Natural HistoryMysoreNaturalhistorymuseum1995Ministry of Environment and Forests
Folklore MuseumMysoreFolklore exhibits1968University ofyore
Jayachamarajendra MuseumMysoreArt Gallery and Palace1915
Mysore Rail MuseumMysoreRail heritage.1979Indian Railways
Government Museum, Rangaiahna Bagilu, ChitradurgaChitradurgaArchaeologicalDirectorate of Archaeology & Museums, Karnataka
Government Museum (Shivappa Nayaka Palace), ShivamoggaShimogaArchaeologicalDirectorate of Archaeology & Museums, Karnataka
Government Museum, HassanHassanArchaeological1976Directorate of Archaeology & Museums, Karnataka
Government Museum, MadikeriMadikeriArchaeological1970Directorate of Archaeology & Museums, Karnataka
Srimanthi Bai Memorial Government Museum,
Bijai
MangaloreArchaeologicalDirectorate of Archaeology & Museums, Karnataka
Government Museum, GadagGadagArchaeologicalDirectorate of Archaeology & Museums, Karnataka
K.R.C.M. Government Museum, KitturBelgaum DistrictArchaeologicalDirectorate of Archaeology & Museums, Karnataka
Government Museum, Hoovina HadagaliBellary DistrictArchaeologicalDirectorate of Archaeology & Museums, Karnataka
Government Museum, RaichurRaichurArchaeologicalDirectorate of Archaeology & Museums, Karnataka
Government Museum, GulbargaGulbargaArchaeologicalDirectorate of Archaeology & Museums, Karnataka
Government Museum, Basavakalyana, Bidar DistrictBidar DistrictArchaeologicalDirectorate of Archaeology & Museums, Karnataka
Museum of Anatomy and PathologyManipalAnatomical MuseumManipal University
Tipu Sultan Museum, SrirangapatnaSrirangapatnaArchaeologicalArchaeological Survey of India
History MuseumDharwadArchaeologicalKarnataka University
Geology MuseumDharwadGeologicalKarnataka University
Manjusha MuseumDharmasthalaAntiques, CarsPrivate collection
Janapada LokaRamanagaraFolk artsPrivate collection
R. K. Narayan MuseumMysoreHistoric house museum2016Mysore City Corporation

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