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#24 of 1193 Places To Visit in Bengaluru
venkatappa art gallery and government museum
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address
Kasturba Road, Cubbon Park, Gandhi Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India
contact
+91-80-22864483
entry fee
10
per person for adults
5
per person for children
timings
All days of the week except Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
visit duration
2 to 3 hours

about venkatappa art gallery and government museum

Secrets from the Stone Age, glimpses of ancient civilization, rare coin collections and enchanting paintings and sculptures-- Venkatappa Art Gallery and Government Museum has loads to offer to a curious mind. Know the life of early man through unique implements and tools, the Harappan antiques and so much more. It is one of the oldest in the country so you might want to spare some time from your vacation to discover something new from the pile of old. 

Situated within the museum is the Venkatappa Art Gallery. Get impressed--you really don’t have another option when you see the classic paintings of K Venkatappa, the court painter of the Wodeyars. The 600 paintings capture the essence of gorgeous sun rises in Ooty, the captivating beauty of the Nilgiris and the Church Hill and other breathtaking natural wonders. There are some paintings of Hanumaiah as well. On the first floor however you can compare these with the more contemporary paintings of M F Hussain. Then there are art pieces from different schools like the Mathura and Khajuraho as well. You need only a single ticket for the Venkatappa Art Gallery and the Government Museum. 

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1 Venkatappa Art Gallery and Government Museum review
Supriya Sehgal
Supriya Sehgal
Strictly for history lovers
Nov 10 2014
A large array of of artefacts, weathered utility objects, weapons, musical instruments and paintings are sprawled over the double storeyed halls of Bangalore’s museum. Only a few references to the 16th century King, Tipu Sultan, generate some f ...... read more
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