Museum / Gallery
#8 of 19 Places to Visit in Mahabalipuram
Distance (From Mahabalipuram Bus Station): 1 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins
Place Location: In East Raja Street
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 1 Km from Mahabalipuram Bus Station (situated in East Raja Street), the Sculpture Museum is famous for its elaborate collection of sculptures and images of god and goddesses of Hindu mythology. There are more than 3,000 sculptures can be found in this museum. All the sculptures bear the historic significance and the tales of the by-gone days. In the display of the museum there are sculptures made of wood, metal, brass and cement. There are creations of ancient artists to the contemporary ones.
Not only Hindu mythology but the Buddhists sculptures and images too, exist in the temple town. The monolithic statues, the Rathas (chariots), sculptured relief and their miniature can be seen in the museum.
Timings: 10 AM to 5 PM on all days