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Archaeological Museum

Near Chaukhandi Stupa | Near Sangharama Monastery, Varanasi 221007, India
+91 542 259 5096
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I was with my family. My children are in growing stage. They learnt plenty of things about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
umesh_12
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Lucknow, India
Sarnath visit

Great Indian art of centuries old workmanship from the time of Gautama Budha are on display along... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
_sriramhome
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Adelaide, Australia
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Near Chaukhandi Stupa | Near Sangharama Monastery, Varanasi 221007, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was with my family. My children are in growing stage. They learnt plenty of things about the history & culture.....Great Ashoka's Lot also available.

1  Thank umesh_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Indian art of centuries old workmanship from the time of Gautama Budha are on display along with the famed Ashoka pillar and is a must visit for all

Thank _sriramhome
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We liked this visit a lot more than we had expected! We had an excellent guide who really went the extra mile to explain everything to us. Glad that we did not missed this!

1  Thank EStruwig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On March 24, 2017, my friend and I were in Varanasi as part of our travel in India. We were at Sarnath, so decided to take a look to the museum. It is the oldest site museum of India. The Government of India took a...More

Thank Aury D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Doesn't matter you are history lover or not, visiting this museum will not disappoint you. Photography is strictly prohibited inside so I am sorry I cannot show you what I saw. Huge collection of Buddha's journey of Sarnath. Apart from this, there are a lot...More

Thank Abhinav K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

when we got there they had lowned some of their artifacts but overall it was a nice exhibition and a good excuse to get out of the sun

Thank Catarina Q
Reviewed April 13, 2017

The museum contains mainly Buddist archaelogical pieces going back to the 2nd century BCE. The Lion Capital(originally on an Ashoka pillar) is the centrepiece, and is the national symbol of India.

Thank hamlet_9
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Lovely collection of Buddhist artifacts--of note is the Ashokan pillar and the Monk Bala patronized statue with umbrella (aside). Great for the art history lover as well as the cultural enthusiast. The collection is well-labeled and the gallery is clean and spacious. A must visit...More

Thank Meera K
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Sarnath is an incredible town of significance to Buddhists and I recommend visiting the temples that the world's Buddhist countries have built here. Within this museum is the incredible Ashoka Pillar which is the first thing you see when you come in. Beyond this is...More

Thank Bennett C
Reviewed March 31, 2017

The star of this small museum is a religious and historically significant piece of sculpture that topped an iconic structure in the nearby archaeological ruins. it is a beautiful piece--and somehow, it wasn't snatched by the British for the British Museum. One can cover the...More

Thank NewStart78
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Athueck A
Do they allow photographing inside the museum?
March 2, 2016|
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Response from Ajay_Kaushik | Reviewed this property |
No it is not allowed but lot of historic things are there in the same area were photography can be done.
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