About Mahant ghasidas samarak sangragalay:
One of the first ten museums of the country and the first of Chhattisgarh started with the donation of mahant ghasidas of rajnandgaon, In 1875. To preserve and develop this museum special efforts were made after 1945.
Required time to visit: 02:00 hrs
Mahant ghasidas smarak sangrahalay is one of the must visit places in raipur.
Histroy of Mahanta Ghasidas smarak sangrahalay:
Mahakoshal art gallery which is another tourist attraction in Raipur is located quite close to it. One can be introduced with an extensive collection of artifacts that date from the 2nd to the 10th century, in the museum. From the excavations in the surrounding areas of Chhattisgarh, many of these artifacts have been found along with a glimpse of the local tribal culture. A tour of the museum will give you an insight into the prehistoric era.
Cause to visit Mahanta Ghasidas Smarak Sangrahalay
This is famous not only for Chhattisgarh but also for its antiquity throughout the country. Besides prehistoric stone tools, ancient statues, records, copper plates, and coins received from Chhattisgarh and other areas, there are various types of materials related to tribal culture, spiced animal birds, and craft works of the modern period, in this multi-faceted museum.
How to Reach:
By Air: serving the state of Chhattisgarh, swami Vivekananda airport or mana airport is the primary airport which is located about 15km south of Raipur near Naya Raipur. From the airport, one can hire local transports to reach the museum.
By Road: Raipur is well linked with the other cities of the state. After reaching the city there are many means of transport like rickshaw, cab, etc to museum
By Railway: the primary railway station of the city is Raipur junction railway station which is situated on the Howrah-Nagpur-Mumbai line of the Indian railways and is well connected with most of the major cities. There are also some small railway stations. From the railway, the line can easily reach to museum through local and private transports.