- Puducherry Museum - Pondicherry Tourism
The Puducherry Museum is located on Saint Louis Street and is open on all days except Mondays and national holidays between 10:00-17:00 hrs. The museum is located in the former Law Building. Pondicherry Museum has a gallery with sculptures and has the remains of archaeological findings from the Arikamedu Roman settlement. The museum also has a collection of rare bronzes and stone sculptures from the Pallava and Chola dynasties and artifacts excavated from Arikamedu (an ancient port just 7 km from city that had trade links with the Roman empires).
The Foyer and Courtyard have various stone statues and a fossilized tree trunk. On the floor floor, the principal appeal is the critical space with 3 curious shipping mechanisms - a instruct, a palanquin sedan chair and a pousse-pousse an in advance model of the rickshaw which required attendants, one to influence and one to push. The bronze gallery displays the pics of gods and goddesses together with a wide series of temple lamps used across different dynasties down the centuries.
Pre-Christian relics which you'll find here, which includes remnants of Greek and Roman jars, portions from the Tsung Periods in China and beads made from glass and valuable stones had been dug out from the Arikamedu website, simply south of Puducherry. The museum additionally has a Geology room, a shell and fossil room and a set of handicrafts, coins, church relics and French fixtures. Closed on Mondays & National Holidays.
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