About The Place: Sayaji Baug, also known as Kamati Baug is situated on the river Vishwamitri. It was built by Sayaji Rao III in 1879 A.D. and covers an extensive area of 113 acres. The museum is considered to be one of the most famous museums of the country. It was constructed in 1894 and was designed by the famous architect R. F. Chisholm. The Picture Gallery building was added in 1910 and it houses excellent collection of originals by famous British Painters Turner and constable and many others.
The Egyptian mummy and a skeleton of a blue Whale are major attractions for those who visit the museum. Other treasures include the famous Akota bronzes dating the 5th century A.D., a collection of Mughul miniatures, a fully-fledged gallery of Tibetan Arts etc. The museum houses a rich collection of art, sculpture, ethnography & ethnology. Several of the paintings are not only original but masterpieces at the picture gallery. It also houses a skeleton of a Blue Whale and Egyptian Mummy.
By Road NH8 passes through Vadodara, making it well connected by road as well.
By Train The city lies on the busy Mumbai-Delhi Western Railway Mainline and is well connected by premium trains like Shatabdi and Rajdhani.
By Air Domestic flights connect Vadodara (BDQ) to major cities in India.