The Puducherry Museum is a very prominent museum located in St Louis Street at Pondicherry. It is located within Puducherry city limits and is one of the most sought after destinations for tourists visiting Pondicherry.
Puducherry Museum is one of Pondicherry's most notable and famous museums. Puducherry Museum been a storehouse of all the ancient artefacts that belonged to the culture, tradition and livelihood of the Cholla and the Pallava dynasties. This museum also houses some of the most magnificent and unique stone-carved sculptures, storage vessels and potteries of the Greek and Spanish cultures. The museum has all sorts of coin collections as well. You can find church relics and collections of ancient handicrafts. The museum also houses shells and fossil that have been displayed in a separate section of the museum.
Puducherry Museum definitely depicts the unknown and long-gone traditions, cultures and knowledge of the primitive South-Indian dynasties. Visitors typically spend 1. 5 to 2 hours within the museum.
The Puducherry Museum is can be visited during timings 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Visitors can get guided tours within the museum. One can visit this museum on all days of the week except Mondays and all national holidays. There is an entrance fee of Rs. 10 for domestic visitors and a fee of Rs. 50 for foreign visitors.