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Museums in Khajuraho

There is three museums in Khajuraho. Main is The Archeological Museum in Chattarpur diStrict of Madhya Pradesh. Around 100 kms from Satna district it was originally designed in 1910. At that time by the initiative of British government in Bundelkhand, loose sculptures and ruined architectural pieces of temples of Khajuraho have been very well preserved here. Earlier known a Jardine Museum, this open air museum has seen many changes after Archeoloical Survey of India overtook it in the year 1967.

The main sculptures include Brahamanical, buddhist and Jainism which are on display in the five galleries of this museum. Its easy to find this one as it stands near Matangeshwar temple of Western Groups of Temple.

Timings: 10:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.

Friday Closed

Maharajah Chhatarsal Museum

Its around 65kms from Khajuraho, it has 8 galleries with a number of artifacts in it. It is known for sculptures of Shakti cult.

Jain Museum

Kala Sangrahalaya, it has a circular gallery with statues if 24 Tinthakaras and Jain Yakshis.

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