Central Sikh Museum Amritsar

Central Sikh Museum Amritsar
Vital Information for Visitors
Address:

Central Sikh Museum, Civil Lines, Golden Temple Road, Amritsar, Punjab

Open & Close:

Open on all days: 07:30 AM to 06:30 PM

Entry Fees:

Nil

Duration:

1- 2 Hours

Significance:

Ancient glory of the Sikh people and religion

The Central Sikh Museum is located within the premises of the Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib) in Amritsar , Punjab . It showcases glorious history of the Sikh people. The museum was started on the 11th July, 1958 to house relics pertaining to Sikh history. It is located in the big Darshan Deori at Clock Tower Amritsar. The exhibits in this museum consist of arms and armoury, paintings illustrating Sikh history, sacred letters of the Gurus, old manuscripts in Gurmukhi, coins, musical instruments used by Sikhs and personal objects associated with Guru Gobind Singh, Maharaja Ranjit Singh and others. There are two libraries attached to the museum, a public and a reference library, the former containing about 10,000 and the latter about 6,000 books including periodicals. Facilities are being provided to research scholars.

The curator explains the objects displayed to parties of students and others visiting the museum. There are trilingual labels provided for the exhibits in Punjabi, Hindi and English. The museum is suitably located in the town of Amritsar which is a tourist spot and attracts a large number of visitors. It is visited by a large number of visitors. The number of the visitors swell manyfold on Sundays, Amavasya, Poornima, festivals and Guruparv days. Over the years, keeping in view the new finds, researches, periodicals and journals etc, the museum has been expanded. The collections in the museum are mainly through purchases and donations. It is recommended that every tourist and pilgrim must explore the Central Sikh Museum.

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