Odisha State Museum 

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Odisha State Museum

The Treasure Trove of The State’s Heritage

About

Dating back to 1932, the Odisha State Museum is the premier museum of the state. It is a repository that offers a glimpse into the history of Odisha’s across eras. The sprawling museum complex houses a vast array of galleries each catering to a specific aspect of our history. Epigraphy ...

Dating back to 1932, the Odisha State Museum is the premier museum of the state. It is a repository that offers a glimpse into the history of Odisha’s across eras.

The sprawling museum complex houses a vast array of galleries each catering to a specific aspect of our history.

Epigraphy and numismatics gallery

The gallery displaying coins of the ancient and medieval age of Odisha is of particular interest for those who are inclined towards history and have numismatics as a hobby.

Natural History Segment

Showcases specimens of rare mammals and birds through evolution of the species. This gallery generates great interest amongst the children.

Natural History Segment

Showcases specimens of rare mammals and birds through evolution of the species. This gallery generates great interest amongst the children.

The Armoury Gallery

Displays weapons excavated in archaeology sites as well as personal weapons of donated to the museum by various Kings of Odisha.

The Manuscript Gallery

The museum has a rich collection of ancient manuscripts which are probably the highlight of the museum and one of the finest collections in the country. The museum even offers an online catalogue for the same. At the museum INTACH works on preserving ancient manuscripts engraved on palm leaves.

The Paika Gallery

The newest addition to the museum, the gallery focusses on the Paika revolution- The uprising of the Paika’s (the warrior clan of Odisha) against the British Imperialism.

There are other galleries like the Mining & Geology section, Archaeology, anthropology and Art and Craft galleries to name a few.

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Trails Covering Odisha State Museum

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Getting There

  • Nearest Railway Station - Bhubaneswar
  • Nearest Airport- Bhubaneswar
  • One can take the city bus service and alight at Kalpana Square to get to the museum. Alternately one can hire a cab or an auto.

Insider's Stories

So why is Odisha touted as Incredible India's Best Kept Secret. What is it about the places, people , landscape, art , culture and history that entices? What makes Odisha the land of cathartic Spiritual experiences, intricate art and immortal architecture regaling many timeless tales, flair for dance and drama, pristine beaches, delectable cuisines stunning landscapes and formidable yet elegant wildlife. Don't take our word for it ; read the through the journeys and experiences of the many travel enthusiasts who have traversed and fallen in love with the land of Odisha!

William Dalrymple: Bowled Over By Odisha's Rich Cultural Heritage

It was a great pleasure and an enlightening experience to tail William Dalrymple on his ‘Temple Trail’ for Odisha Tourism. William, if you don’t already know, is the author of nine books about India and the Islamic world, including City of Djinns (Thomas Cook Travel Book Award and Sunday Times Young British Writer of the Year Prize), White Mughals (Wolfson Prize for History and SAC Scottish ...
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Nearby Destinations

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Stay

There's a variety of options for you to stay at. From Star Rated Hotels, Eco Tour Nature Camps equipped with state of the art swiss tents and facilities to OTDC Government Hotels, Bed Breakfasts and Homestays to choose from. Browse the list below to choose your preferred accomodation.

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Panthanivas, Bhubaneswar

Panthanivas, Bhubaneswar

Panthanivas Bhubaneswar, Lewis Road, BBSR-751014

9937562181 , 06742432515

http://www.panthanivas.com

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Proximity

5 Km. Distance from Airport

3 Km. Distance from Railway Station

0 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Panthanivas Puri

Panthanivas Puri

Panthanivas Puri, at/po-Konark, Puri- 752111

9437203777 , 06752222562

http://www.panthanivas.com

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59 Km. Distance from Airport

1 Km. Distance from Railway Station

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Chandaka Nature Camps

  • Chandaka Godibari
  • Deras

Accomodation Details

  • Double Bedded 
  • Double Bedded Type- I
  • Double Bedded Type- II
  • Double Bedded Type- III
  • Double Bedded Type- IV

 

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Ansupa Nature Camp

  • Ansupa

Accomodation Details

  • Double Bedded

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Swosti Grand

Swosti Grand

Unit 3, 103 Janpath, Kharabela Nagar, Near Railway Station, Bhubaneswar, Odisha 751001

9338015588 , 06743019000

https://www.swostihotels.com/swosti-grand

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4 Km. Distance from Airport

0 Km. Distance from Railway Station

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VITS Bhubaneswar

VITS Bhubaneswar

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6 Km. Distance from Airport

2 Km. Distance from Railway Station

2 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Kila Dalijoda Palace

Kila Dalijoda Palace

At – Jyoti Niketan ( Rajbati) PO & Village – Mangarajpur, via Choudwar Dist - CUTTACK – 754028, Odisha.

9438667086

http://www.kiladalijoda.com

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Proximity

60 Km. Distance from Airport

50 Km. Distance from Railway Station

5 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Dhenkanal Palace

Dhenkanal Palace

Dhenkanal, Odisha-759001

9437292448

http://www.dhenkanalpalace.com

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Proximity

85 Km. Distance from Airport

75 Km. Distance from Railway Station

5 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Find a Travel Agent

Below is a list of Travel Agents/Tour Operators who are recognized by the Department Of Tourism and are trusted Local Specialists. Contact them today to plan a well rounded trip to Odisha and getting the best deals! Their packages cover everything from the most visited to the off-beat, from the most ancient to the most urbane, from mountains to beaches, from the wild city life to the spending nights under a cieling of stars in the actual wilderness! Click on the contact button and get a call back now!

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Odisha Tourism Development Corporation Ltd.
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BBSR, Odisha, India
Lewis Road, Bhubaneswar- 751014

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