The Roorkee Group Museum and Archives is an army museum. It is situated just 1. 2 kilometers away from the Roorkee city center.
The Roorkee Group Museum and Archives is primarily is an army museum. It was established in the year 1978. The museum contains a lot rare documents and paintings. This museum mainly describes the history of the Bengal Engineer group of the cantonment in Roorkee. The museum hosts many of the medals and awards won by the Bengal Engineer Group who are also known to go by the name - Bengal Sappers. Some of the key weapons used in the Indian Armed Forces are also displayed here. There is no entry fees to visit this museum. The glory of the cantonment and the army is the main exhibits here. The museum is very well maintained and is controlled by the cantonment. The museum is situated within the cantonment.
The Roorkee Group Museum also houses many samples of rare minerals. Photography is not allowed in the premises of the museum. The Roorkee Group Museum and Archives is one of those places where one can spend some time immersed with the history of the army. The museum is open to visitors throughout the year and can be visited during timings 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM.