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Archaeological Society of India Museum

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Not much, but invaluable

The museum doesn't have much, but it is a clean place and well with the visit off you enjoy art and... read more

Reviewed December 25, 2017
hpnadig
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Bengaluru, India
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A Great Museum

It houses the materials found in the excavation of Mahabodhi temple area and near by. The original... read more

Reviewed December 4, 2017
njan45
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Muscat, Oman
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Dec 25, 2017
“Not much, but invaluable”
Dec 4, 2017
“A Great Museum”
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Gaya Center, Bodh Gaya 824231, India
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Reviewed June 26, 2018

One of the richest collection of 3rd AD. Much details need to eleborate on the complex for day to day visitors

Thank Ven S
Reviewed June 21, 2018

It shows how hard work they are doing to perserve the historical sites. Apart from this they are running free Dispensary to provide emergency medical services too.

Thank AdvocateSarin
Reviewed May 21, 2018

If you've already visited various temples and sites, you'll have seen more of the same already. It's just the remnant stones of temples with carvings. Not worth going out of your way but if you're in the area it's not too bad.

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Reviewed March 13, 2018

It contains remnants of the idols of Buddha in various positions as well as stones recovered from various temples. It contains pictures of the sites before and after renovation. The government should invest more in it, although the 10 rupees ticket is not much. Can...More

Thank NITISHR105
Reviewed February 27, 2018

The Bodh Gaya complex has many things to offer and one of it is the museum. The museum has many relics and gives us a gist of the time that went by with various dynasties that ruled the place.

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Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

The museum doesn't have much, but it is a clean place and well with the visit off you enjoy art and history. The flowers in the garden are quite exquisite.

Thank hpnadig
Reviewed December 4, 2017

It houses the materials found in the excavation of Mahabodhi temple area and near by. The original railings belonging to BC 200 - 300 of this great temple destroyed by the Muslim invaders are kept in this museum. Most of the other exhibits are from...More

Thank njan45
Reviewed June 16, 2017

I really like this place , Because the good is it related to our indian history and as well as the religious sculptures.

Thank Pintu S
Reviewed March 4, 2017

Visit at opening time, 9 a.m.: you will find it almost empty. Unusually for government facilities, the staff was most courteous. Houses a large and diverse collection of 'Nalanda' style artifacts and idols from the Gupta and Pala eras, well-labelled and tastefully displayed. A special...More

Thank CSuvro
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Houses the remains of the protective barrier that originally surrounded the Bodhi tree. Built under Asoka who initiated the Buddhist pilgrimage to the site. Additional fine Buddha figures. Only 5 rupees.

Thank Brannon W
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