Location : Jhansi Fort
Ideal Time to Visit : 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM (Monday Closed)
Attraction : Artifacts and arsenals
The Jhansi museum is located in the historical Jhansi Fort. It is a not-to-be-missed tourist destination in Jhansi. The museum not only gives an insight in to the history and heritage of Jhansi but also throws light on the history and culture of the Bundelkhand region. It is an important source to know about the life and times of the Chandela rulers. The Jhansi Museum houses weapons, statues, dresses and photographs that belong to the Chandela dynasty.
The museum also houses a separate picture gallery that is dedicated to the life and times of Gupta Kings. In fact, the picture gallery of the Gupta period is one of the highlights of this museum. Apart from that, the museum also treasures numerous terracotta structures, bronze statues, manuscripts, paintings and coins.
There is a separate gallery for weapons too, which has impressive collections of weaponry and arsenals used by Chandela, Bundelas and the British rulers. some of the weapons used by the Rani of Jhansi and other fighters during the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 are also kept here.