Government Museum Vellore

Government Museum was established on 6th September 1985 in Lutchmanasamy Town Hall near Old Bus stand. Due to scarcity of space for further Development of museum, it was shifted to inside of the Vellore fort in 1st April 1999. Vellore Museum’s overall area is about 9000 square feet in which the display area is 5000 square feet. The museum has 2896 exhibits, both displayed and reserve. Museum has 8 galleries.

  1. District Gallery
  2. Stone Sculptures Gallery
  3. Pre-history-philately Gallery
  4. Paintings Gallery
  5. Zoology Gallery (including botanical specimens)
  6. Bronze Gallery
  7. Coins Gallery
  8. Anthropology Gallery

Vellore Museum - Entrance

Around the museum campus

View from the entrance

 

Back side of the Tyrannosaurus

 

Outside of the stone sculpture gallery

A view of stone sculptures gallery

Showcases of pre-historic antiquities

Zoology gallery

   

Geology showcase

Bronze gallery

   

Jain Tirthankaras (Bronze gallery)

Last Tamil king Vikrama Rajasingha’s Antiquities

 

Western view of ANTHROPOLOGY GALLERY

Northern view of ANTHROPOLOGY GALLERY

Anthropology gallery Karigiri glazed potteries

Source : Government Museum, Vellore