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Gurusaday Museum of Bengal Folk Art

Gurusaday Museum of Bengal Folk Art
Fact File
» Timings - 10.00 A.M. To 5.00 P.M.
» Closed on - Thursday & State Government Holiday
» Establishment - 1963
» Address - (A Museum of Bengal Folk Art), Bratachrigram, P.O. Joka
» Display Objects - Various types of precious scrolls, paintings (patachitra), Kalighat pat, terracota plaques from temples stones, wood, brass, bronze, sculpture, wooden painted manuscript covers, achaeological specimens. figurines, dolls, toys, etc. tribal folk musical instruments, manuscript.s

Location
Gurusaday Museum is situated 15 km. from the BBD Bagh, on Diamond Harbour Road.

About the Museum
Collected since 1933 by Gurusaday Datta, the Museum in its present site came up in 1961. The museum has a small but rich collection of the folk arts and crafts of Bengal including paintings, embroidered quilts, dolls and toys, wood crafts, temple terracotas and other clay objects, stone sculptures, basketry and work in shoal-pith, ritual potteries and figurines of great variety.

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