Museums on Wheels to mark Intl. Museum Day on May 18

Museums on Wheels to mark Intl. Museum Day on May 18

May 15, 2018

Mysuru: Commemorating International Museum Day on Friday (May 18), the Department of Archaeology, Museums and Heritage will operate ‘Museums on Wheels.’

The concept entails taking visitors to a select few museums for free to imbibe in them curiosity about the cultural heritage of the country.

According to a release, the aim is to help the public appreciate the tangible, intangible and natural heritage and to chip in on their conservation.

The Department has chalked out a circuit covering the important museums in the city — the Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS) on Irwin Road, the Archaeological Museum and Gallery of the Department of Archaeology located at the Exhibition Grounds, the Regional Museum of Natural History (RMNH), Wax Museum, Sand Museum, Folklore Museum at Manasagangothri, R.K. Narayan’s residence, and the Rail Museum.

The tour is open to the first 50 persons — in the age group of 18 to 35 — who register. Last date to register is May 16 (5 pm). For details, contact Ph: 0821-2424671 / 673 or Mob: 74115-17651, the  release added.


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