Manipur State Museum History

Manipur State Museum Timings, Entry fees, Route Info

The Manipur State Museum of Imphal was inaugurated by Indira Gandhi The Prime Minister of India in the year 1969. The museum is also popular for the tourist spot. The Museum exhibits various galleries related to natural history, ethnology and archaeology.

The museum features a 54 feet long royal boat named Hiyag Hiren which is placed in the open gallery. The way the museum exhibits the artefacts, the war weapons, the ancient polo equipment and the tribal clothing is arranged and exhibited in a spectacular way. The highlights of the museum include the golden plated mask with skull and the golden bird are the speechless facts.

Apart from these, the museum also decorated with the domestic and agricultural equipment of the ancient times, the smoking pipes of the old ages, the ornaments of the tribes the Manipuri textiles and the relics of the Buddha could be viewed by the people visiting the Manipur State Museum. The museum exhibits the heritage and the history of the Manipur state which is scintillated in the form of various exhibits.

Unlike the other’s the Manipur State Museum is suitable for all age groups, the museum also includes the cultural courses, thematic exhibitions, also the museum conducts the awareness programs. People who visit Manipur for sure should visit Manipur Museum to aware themselves of the ancient knowledge of Manipur.

Manipur State Museum Opening Time:

   All days

10 am to 4 pm

Note: Closed on public

Manipur State Museum Entry Fee :

Indians Rs 3 /-
Foreigners Rs 20 /-

How to Reach Manipur State Museum :

By Air :

      Impha Airport                   –  6 km

By Train :

      Noney Railway Station      – 63 km

By Road :

      Imphal Bus Stand               – 3 km