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  • Amar Jawan  A roll of honour, listing those members of the armed forces who died in action.
  • Department of Archaeology And Museums  Originally the museum was known as "Hyderabad museum". Today it is known as the A.P. State Museum, located in the Public Garden of Hyderabad City. This is the oldest museum in Hyderabad. The Department of A & M, A.P., owes its original establishment to Nizam VII of the erstwhile Hyderabad State. The Nizam, Mir Osman Ali Khan, wanted to preserve the cultural heritage in his state and also took steps to extend the treasure trove act of the British ruled dominions to his state and also created the Department of Archaeology under the stewardship of Dr. Ghulam Yuzdani in 1915. From then onwards the department played an active role and conducted several extensive explorations and excavations. Several Hindu and Muslim monuments were protected and conserved. From various activities of the Department and extending the Treasure Trove act to the Nizams dominions, large number of antiquities and other artefacts of ancient period were collected. The collection became so vast that in the year 1930 it led to the starting of the Museum. the proposal of setting up a museum was accepted by the Nizam and the museum was constituted in the premises of the Public Gardens, Hyderabad. The Museum then known as the "Hyderabad Museum" started the collection of works of the contemporary artists from 1949-50. In 1968 the name of the museum was changed to "State Museum, Hyderabad". It is administered by State Govt. of A.P. There are many galleries devoted to Stone Sculptures, Bronzes, Weapons, Arms & Armoury, Copies of Ajanta murals, Manuscripts, Textiles, Bidri ware, coins, modern paintings, miniatures, sculptures etc. Though there is a vast textile collection it has not been displayed alongwith other objects. By nature, the State Museum is mainly research oriented and has brought out several publications in connection with its variety of collections.
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya  The history, architecture and exhibits at the museum in Mumbai formerly known as The Prince of Wales Museum.
  • Parliament Musuem  After assuming the Office of Speaker,Lok Sabha,Shri Somnath Chatterjee expressed keen personal interest in setting up a Museum on Democratic Heritage in India,a museum that he thought would be modern, high-tech and would conform to international standards.Dr Saroj Ghose,former President of the International Council of Museums,Paris and retired Director General of National Council of Science Museums in India was invited to submit an appropriate proposal.
  • wild India  An innovator in the field of Indian holiday and safari planning, Wild India, has been the first and foremost choice of wildlife fanciers and holidaymakers for over a decade now. With a brilliant combination of their in-depth experience and product knowledge, They have been able to provide you with holiday accommodation, safaris, packages and vehicle hire services through a process which is both enjoyable and hassle-free.
  • The Victoria Memorial Hall  Official website of Victoria Memorial Hall where people could see pictures and statues of men who played a prominent part in the history of India and provide information about arts & culture.
  • National Gandhi Museum  A collection of books, documents, photographs, audio-visual materials, art pieces, and other memorabilia connected with Mahatma Gandhi.
  • National Rail Museum  The indoor gallery in the museum is devoted to the display of various small exhibits,working and dummy models,coat of arms,records,historical documents, photographs and charts depicting the developement and growth of railways in India since their inception.The developement of engines,rolling stock, signalling and telecommunications,engineering construction and architecture and the railway‘s contribution to the industrial developement of the country is also depicted in the systematic and pictorial manner. One gallery has also been set apart to focus attention on the post-independence developements and modernisation of the Indian Railways including self-sufficiency,export promotion and developement plans for the future.
  • Ancient India  Explore the people, culture, beliefs and history of ancient India using animations, 3D models and objects from The British museum's collections.
  • Pearl Harbormemorial  The new Pearl Harbor Memorial Museum & Visitor Center has been dedicated and is open and receiving visitors daily! They would like to thank me for the vital role you played in fulfilling this promise - the dream of honoring those who served at Pearl Harbor and World War II in the Pacific with a facility worthy of their stories has been realized.
  • Gurusaday Museum  Provide collection of approximately 3300 exquisite exhibits of folk arts and crafts, like archaeological objects, clay objects, dolls & toys, manuscripts, masks, moulds, musical instruments, paintings, puppetry, terracotta, textiles, and woodwork.
  • Indian Wild Life  Depending on the area and terrain National Parks provide ample opportunities to the visitors to have a close encounters with the wilds. But what is so exquisite about the Indian National Parks is the variance that they are equipped with. Whether it comes to the flora, avifauna, and aquafauna,Tiger - Wildlife in India or witnessing various wild forms in their natural surroundings on an elephant or inside a jeep, wild ventures in are simply amazing!
  • Saree Museum &S.M.Creation  In the world of fashion where nothing lasts more than few months,Sarees rule in the market for generations.This will continue for generations to come.That is the magic of ethic of saree.We deal in all kinds of description sarees.Bridal,Partywear,Designer,Office wear,Casuals,Uniforms.
  • National Council Of Science Museums  National Council of Science Museums, with its 28 units functioning from different locations of the country, holds the single largest chain of science centres & museums.
  • Nehru Children's Museum  A project of national cultural association with the objective to impart education to children through entertainment with visual aids and to make people conscious to fight out superstition and social ills.
  • Birla Academy of Art & Culture  Birla Academy of Art & Culture at Calcutta was established in 1966 with the principal objective of fostering the growth of art and culture with emphasis on visual and performing arts. In this time, the Academy has established itself as a centre of cultural, artistic and educational activities.
  • Government Museum  Museum have various departments & sections including archaeology, anthropology, art, numismatics, botany, zoology, geology, children's museum and chemical conservation.
  • Symbiosis Society's Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Museum & Memorial  In modern India Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar was multifaceted personality, architect of Indias constitution, a great social reformer, a humanist, champion of the downtrodden and proponent of national unity. One of the illustrious sons of India, he achieved fame because of his achievements in various areas as leader of the poor, a powerful orator, a constitutionalist par excellence, a jurist, an astute politician, renowned author and the exponent of DHAMMA CHAKRA. It was he who initiated the movement for social justice and equality in India.
  • Raghunath Crafts Museum  Raghunath is an Architect/Sculptor who designed and crafted many temples, interior of star class Hotels and many more. And more precisely his designs are very versatile and cost-effective. His teaching knowledge disseminates to his sons, daughters and hundreds of students to dedicate themselves for propulsion of culture, improvement of arts and standards of Orissa Lalit Kala Academy.
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