The Tripura State Museum was established in the year 1970 and is located at the heart of the city in HGB Road. Evidences of Tripura’s rich and glorious past can be seen in the many displays of the State Museum. There are many rare stone images as well as epigraph numismatic evidence which throw a light on the rich past of Tripura.
Most of the installations displayed in the museum have been excavated from the state and its adjoining areas. The museum which is maintained by the state government also has an extensive collection of Buddhist sculptures from Pilak and the Bengal Kantha embroidery. The museum has also preserved many handicrafts work from the past.
All the different items displayed in the museum also throws light on the various cultural and religious beliefs of the people in Tripura. The museum is opened Monday to Friday from 10 AM to 5 PM.