The Government Archaeological Museum of Bhopal boasts of an envious collection of artefacts including sculptures that come from different parts of the country. Also on display are important art figurines from the treasures of Madhya Pradesh giving the visitors a peek into the cultural history of Madhya Pradesh.
A tour of the museum reveals gems such as the statues of Buddha and Lakshmi, pictures of the Hindu trinity of Gods – Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh – an impressive image of Shiva with Parvathi, 12th century Jain sculptures, carving of Khajuraho couple and much more.
Visitors will be left spellbound after going through the rich historical collection of the state. Members of the public can visit the museum between 10 am and 5 pm on all days except for Mondays and Government holidays. The place is a must visit especially if you are with children as the museum can teach them plenty about the rich history of the country.