8 Of The Most Unusual & Unique Museums In India

  1. Arna Jharna ( museum of Brooms), Jodhpur

Arna Jharna, a completely offbeat experience near Jodhpur, is a quirky and wonderful museum in the open desert. The panoramic display of hundreds of brooms from the far corners of Rajasthan is the main attraction. The museum researches and promotes ancient knowledge provided by the indigenous population.


2. Black Magic and Witchcraft Museum, Guwahati

Nothing is more intriguing than tales of sorcery and black magic and that is what Mayong is associated with. The Mayong Central Museum and Emporium houses many ancient relics of black magic and witchcraft.

3. Sudaha Cars museum, Hyderabad

Fizzip Traveller A S says, “I had never been to such a place before; I guess it is the only in the world where you get different types of cars. It has cars available of every shape and size from a ball car, camera car, cigarette car and brinjal car to a pool table car, burger car and a cricket ball car – the list is never ending. This museum is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records. It is at the outskirts after Gachibowli; a must-visit for all.”

4. Kite Museum

The Kite Museum houses a collection of extraordinary and rare kites including kites from all over the world in different shapes, materials, designs and colours along with their history. Some of the star attractions include a huge kite, which is 22/16 feet big, the unique kite made with 400 pieces of paper, a hexagonal Japanese kite and kites crafted with sequences of garba dances imprinted on them.

5.  RBI Monetary Museum , Mumbai

The Monetary Museum takes you through the evolution of money in India. You can find a great collection of old coins dating back to 5th century BC till date. It also has on display the world’s smallest coin.

6.  Shankar’s International Doll Museum

Fizzip Traveller Sabyasachi tells you all about it, “Founded in 1965 with only 500 dolls, this museum on Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, today has more 6500 dolls from over 80 countries!! A fascinating visit for children and must see for everyone else. The museum makes a wonderful indoor destination during the hot summer months of Delhi. Parking is however a huge problem. This has been compounded by the currently Metro rail constructions. Hopefully once the same is through this place would again be as popular as it once was.”

7.  Sulabh International Museum of Toilets, Delhi

This quirky museum houses a collection of toilet-related paraphernalia dating from 2500 BC to modern times. On display are different variety of toilets and rare collection of objects, facts and pictures showing the historic evolution of toilets.

8. Jawahar Toy Museum, Pondicherry

Relive your childhood dreams at this unique museum that houses a unique collection of toys from all over the country. The museum has a collection of over 150 dolls dressed in colourful costumes and carefully labelled. The Fairyland with a tiny Ganesha keeping a watch over all proceedings is one of the main highlights of the museum.

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