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Govt. Museum, National Art Gallery & Connemara Library



A fine specimen for the Indo –Saracen style of architecture, this building is constructed in red sandstone. Not only the treasure of works found inside but also the building itself is interesting, for it is filled with intricate carvings.


The complex was build before 1789 ans was a place of assemblage for the British tillthe government bought it in 1930.The Museum was established in 1857 and has the country’s best collection of South Indian Bronzes.



It also has Geology, Anthropology, Botany, Zoology and Archaeology sections.The national gallery exhibits several beautiful paintings, which include 16th & 18th century ones from Rajasthan ( Mugal period)


Timing : 09.00 AM  to 04.30 PM 

Friday  Holidays

Entry  Adult Rs. 5/-

Foreigners      $. 5/-















Important Tamilnadu Tourist Destinations