13 Unique and Fabulous Museums in India

Apart from the five famous Indian museums, the country also host unique category of museums including Science, Crafts,Transport,history and Biographical museums. These fabulous museums are provides a glance of Indian history, its legends and the journey from the old world to the new era. Some of the unique museum in India are Ahmedabad Kite Museum,Antarang museum Mumbai,International Toilet Museum Delhi, Rail museum of Delhi and Mayong Museum of witchcraft and black magic.

National Rail Museum -New Delhi


The National Rail Museum is situated in Chanakyapuri area of New Delhi, over 10 acres of land. This unique museum witness toy trains and great collection of carriages, antique steam locomotives, other Railways masterpiece. National Rail Museum contains the rail heritage of India which includes Fairy Queen-the oldest running steam locomotive in the world, Patiala State Monorail Trainways-the unique steam monorail,Matheran Rail and Kalka Shimla Rail Bus.

Baywatch Wax Museum -Kanyakumari


The Baywatch Wax Museum is situated in the seaside amusement park of Baywatch city in Kanyakumari region of Tamil Nadu. Wax Museum of Kanyakumari is a popular attraction and first Wax Museum in India, others are wax museum in lonavala,Kolhapur Wax Museum and Wax World Museum Goa. Baywatch Wax Museum features wax models and statues of famous personalities and starts.

Khalsa Heritage Museum -Anandpur Sahib


The Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex or popularly known as Virasat-e-Khalsa is fabulous museum situated in Anandpur Sahib of Rupnagar district,Punjab. Virasat-e-Khalsa is the most beautiful museum in India inaugurated on November 25, 2011. Virasat-e-Khalsa museum features the rich culture and heritage of Punjab along with a glimpse to Sikhism and the Khalsa Panth.

Naval Aviation Museum -Vasco da Gama


The popular air and space museum located near Vasco da Gama in Goa. Naval Aviation Museum is one of the two military museum inaugurated in 1998, other being the Indian Air Force Museum at Palam in Delhi. The military museum of India display the evolution of Indian Naval Air Arm,various aircraft engines and aircrafts, some of them are Short Sealand Mk 2,HAL Chetak and Westland Sea King Mk 42.

Government Archaeological Museum -Bangalore


The Government Museum of Bangalore is one of the oldest museum in south India with rare collection of old jewellery, sculpture, coins and inscriptions along with Halmidi inscription. The museum is an Archaeological Museum with two exhibition and 18 galleries of sculpture, natural history, geology, music and numismatics.

National Crafts Museum -New Delhi


The National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum is located near the Purana Qila complex at the corner of Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. National Crafts Museum is one of the largest crafts museums in India, reflecting the Indian traditions,Tribal and Rural culture through textiles, painting and various crafts made by stone wood and clay.

Mayong Black Magic and Witchcraft Museum -Guwahati

Mayong Central Museum

The Mayong Central Museum and Emporium is located near the Guwahati at Mayong in Assam. Mayong Central Museum contains various mythological epic and some of the ancient manuscript of Black Magic and Ayurveda. Mayong hill town is well known as India’s capital of black magic.

Maritime Museum of INS Vikrant (R11) -Mumbai


The Maritime Museum is located in Cuff Parade Mumbai with a Majestic class aircraft carrier INS Vikrant (R11) of the Indian Navy. INS Vikrant (R11) was the first aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy and served over twenty years. INS Kursura (S20) is another submarine Museum on Ramakrishna Mission Beach in Visakhapatnam.

Fossil Park Museum -Sirmaur


The Fossil Museum of India or the Shivalik Fossil Park is situated at Saketi near the Nahan in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh. Shivalik Fossil Park is a unique place with preservation of Shivalik mammals and containing Shivalik fossils. There are other fossil park as well in India Mandla Plant Fossils National Park and Dinosaur Fossil Park in Dhar.

Calico Museum of Textiles -Ahmedabad


The Calico Museum of Textiles is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Ahmedabad. Calico Museum of Textiles exhibits an enormous collection of fabrics and ranked as one of the finest museums in India.

Antarang Museum of Sexual Health Information -Mumbai


Antarang Museum located in Mumbai and the only museum of its kind in South Asia. The Antarang Sex Health Information Art Gallery is dedicated to teach about the human body, sexuality and AIDS. It has collection of visual display,sculptures and exhibition to educates visitors.

Paldi Kite Museum -Ahmedabad


The Kite Museum of Ahmedabad is one of the major tourist attractions of India having collection of rare types of kites at one place. Paldi Kite Museum display fascinating facts about kites, as Gujarat is well known for International Kite Festival during the Uttarayan or Makar Sankranti.

Sulabh International Museum of Toilets -Delhi

Sulabh International Toilet Museum

The world famous Sulabh International Museum of Toilets located in in New Delhi, known for different variety of Toilets and rare collection of objects, facts and pictures showing the historic evolution of toilets from BC to modern ear. The unique Museum of Toilets is the only of its kind in the Indian Sub-continent.

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