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Archaeological Museum Khajuraho

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Address: Opposite Circuit House, Khajuraho 471606, India
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Small but good to see

We visited during the afternoon when it was to hot to walk around the temples. The admission is free with your ticket stub from the western group of temples. No photography... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

We visited during the afternoon when it was to hot to walk around the temples. The admission is free with your ticket stub from the western group of temples. No photography allowed inside. Some really nice pieces here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

See the Chandela Temples. Skip this museum, where stuff consists of quite a few statues, but mainly broken temple parts, essentially rejects from the Chandela Temples...

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The museum has a collections of statues which were part of the khajuraho temple at a point.but after seeing the temples you don t really appreciate this place.the ticket which you get at the western group temples entry is used to enter here as well so do not throw the ticket stubs away

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

One of the best Dancing Ganesha statues I have ever seen. I just felt like setting up a chair in front of it and settling down with some samosas, kachoris, and tea to just stare at it :-) Sadly, ASI does not allow photography in its museums.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Quick snapshot of the historic sculptures kept at a small place. It can be finished in 30-45 minutes but gives a good view of some of the rare statues.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The Archaeological Museum Khajuraho, a noted tourist attraction of the destination, gives insight into the royal past of India. Though most of the temples here are well-preserved, some are partially in ruins. This museum was established with the aim to protect the ancient sculptures and remains of those temples. The ASI museum is housed in a complex outside the Western... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I was a little disappointed with this place, especially in comparison with the amount of effort and expense which has gone into the preservation of the temples around Khajuraho. THe museum has a small collection of statues, interesting enough. I was able to visit using my entrance ticket to the Western temples from the previous day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The Archaeological Museum is free with your temple ticket; so as many suggest...don't lose your ticket, hang onto it. Inside the museum you will find an ample amount of statues and relics from the Khajuraho Temples that are no longer standing. Most of these precious relics were found in the overgrowth in the fields from the ruins of temples. I... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

The ASI museum is housed in a complex outside the Western temple opposite Shivsagar tank .The Western temples entry ticket is the entry ticket for this museum hence retain your Entry stub .There is no separate ticket counter here. The building entrance itself is flanked by the statues of river goddess and Ardhanari at the lintel. In the verandah where... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Situated just a few wards from the western group ticket counter one must see this museum. Although nor so large its collection is fascinating. especially i ve liked the nymph sculptures and the dancing Ganesha sculpture.

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