Pondicherry Museum is another landmark that must not be missed once at Pondicherry. Inside the museum there is a gallery which houses sculptures and several important archaelogical findings from the Arikamedu Roman Settlement. The museum is a storehouse of rare artifacts from times immemorial. The collection displayed here includes several rare sculptures in bronze and stone from the Chola and Pallava dynasties.
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The museum also houses a very good collection of shells that have been collected and brought from the Pondicherry region. The museum also affords the visitor the opportunity to learn about the colonial past of Pondicherry and provides a good insight into French Colonial rule in India. The Pondicherry Museum is easy to approach once at Pondicherry. It is located at Bharathi Park.