Government Museum, Madikeri

This museum was started in 1971. The museum at the moment is housed in an old Church. It has collections of antiquities made in the surrounding area. The most important antiquities in this museum include a large number of sculptures, mainly of the Tirthankaras, a number of coins and documents belonging to the Coorg Rajas. This Museum deserves to be developed further.

About kararch

This is the Official Website of Department of Archaeology, Museums and Heritage, Government of Karnataka, under the Ministry of Culture that is responsible for archaeological studies and the preservation of cultural monuments. The function is to "explore, excavate, conserve, preserve and protect the monuments and sites of State, National & International Importance.

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