Kutch Museum

Kutch Museum Kutch

 

About the location: Opposite Hamirsar Tank, Gujarat’s oldest museum has eclectic and worthwhile displays spanning textiles, weapons, silverware, sculpture, wildlife, geography and dioramas of Kutch tribal costumes and artefacts, with labelling in English and Gujarati. It is home to the largest existing collection of Kshatrapa inscriptions, dating to the 1st century AD, as well as examples of the extinct Kutchi script, which does not exist now. One section of the museum is devoted to the vibrant tribal culture of the region. You can see examples of ancient artifacts, folk arts and crafts and information about tribal communities of Kutch.

Brief History: The Kutch Museum was founded by Maharao Khengarji in 1877. He wanted to showcase the region’s delightful diversity in craft and local living.

Visiting Hours

Closed 2nd & 4th Saturday

Location

Kutch


How to get there

  • By Road By Road state and private buses service the city from all major parts of Gujarat.

  • By Train By Train The railway station lies on the western railways network

  • By Air By Air Bhuj is well connected by air, rail and road. The Bhuj airport lies 4 km from the city and has ample domestic flights from major destinations in India.

 

Registered Tour Operators

Tour Operator

Kutch Tourism

Mobile  9426136955
Website http://www.rann-utsav.com
Tour Operator

Kutch Utsav Tour

Mobile 9913609090
Website  http://www.kutchutsavtour.com
Tour Operator

Shivshakti Tours And Travels

Mobile 9601531432
Website  http://www.shivshaktitravelskutch.com
 

Registered Tourist Guides

Tourist Guide

Mr. Jeetendra. T. Solanki

City Kutch
Mobile 9408435331
Tourist Guide

Mr. Iqbal. S. Kumbhar

City Kutch
Mobile 9974733551 9426498747
Tourist Guide

Mr. Shankar. M. Dheda

City Kutch
Mobile 9925147005 9825306815