Sculpture Museum, Mahabalipuram
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Sculpture Museum

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About Sculpture Museum

    • Entry: Paid
    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Saturday: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Sunday: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM , Public Holidays: 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM

Sculpture Museum in Mahabalipuram has approximately more than 3,000 collections of sculptures of gods and goddesses. These are monolithic statues depicting the reign of Gupta Empire, which are carved out from rocks. Buddhist sculptures are also present in this museum along with Hindu mythological sculptures.

The sculptures of Hindu deities are made in wood, brass and cement. Some of the sculptures in the museum are made by the students of Mamallapuram College of Sculpting.
 


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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  Below 1hr
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Rizwanuddin Rafiq

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"Sculptures And Fragments Display"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Dec 6, 2015
This museum is also known as Archaeological Museum, small but various sculptures and fragments are displayed, which were discovered while excavating the site, all are of great interest.
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"Entry fees is too much"

  • 3.0/7
  • Posted Jan 6, 2014
They have separate fees for "sea shell"- 40 rupees and aquarium - 50 rupees. That is too much.
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