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Archaeological Museum Khajuraho

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Address: Opposite Circuit House, Khajuraho 471606, India
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Clean & Well maintained museum

It was a neat display but very few artifacts and very little explanation about the history & culture of the time of display. Architect was described repeatedly in similar language... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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New Delhi, India
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Bhopal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Definitely worth a visit, though not too well maintained. It has excellent pieces from nearby regions which are absolutely stunning. Photography is not allowed.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It was a neat display but very few artifacts and very little explanation about the history & culture of the time of display. Architect was described repeatedly in similar language on many displays... Could have been made more interesting & interactive..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

WOW...the history can be seen here...so lloovely place is this museum...you can see a lot here about caves, utensils, gods and even old statues...a good place to visit..

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Patna, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The Archaeological Museum at Khajuraho was a dampener in every respect. It is merely a storage place for dislodged statues from the beautiful temples. Nothing special or unique. Moreover the specimens are too few. I had to keep my camera in the locker as photography is not allowed. Though Khajuraho has a steady flow of tourists, you will hardly find... More 

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Newhall, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I was expecting more from this small museum and was disappointed that we could not take photos. The artefacts paled by comparison to seeing the sculptures in their natural environment.

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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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Los Angeles
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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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Address: Opposite Circuit House, Khajuraho 471606, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Madhya Pradesh  >  Khajuraho

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