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The State Museum, Lucknow is a prominent museum located in the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, India. The museum is currently located in the Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Gardens, Banarasi Bagh, Lucknow. The museum was established in 1863 from the collection of Colonel Abbot, and was given the status of ‘Provincial Museum’ before being renamed the ‘State Museum’ in 1950.

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Sikandar Bagh

Sikandar Bagh

1.17km from Lucknow Museum

formerly known by the British as Sikunder/Sikandra/Secundra Bagh, is a villa and garden enclosed by a fortified wall, with loopholes, gateway and corner bastions, located in the city of Lucknow built by the last Nawab of Oudh, Wajid Ali Shah (1822–1887), as a summer residence.

Ambedkar Memorial Park

Ambedkar Memorial Park

2.04km from Lucknow Museum

Ambedkar Memorial Park, formally known as Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Prateek Sthal, is a public park and memorial in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. The memorial is dedicated to B. R. Ambedkar, the 20th century Indian polymath and the "father of the Indian Constitution".

Chattar Manzil

Chattar Manzil

2.72km from Lucknow Museum

The Chattar Manzil or Umbrella Palace is a building in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh which served as a palace for the rulers of Awadh and their wives. It is situated on the banks of river Gomati. This is an example of the Indo-European-Nawabi architectural style.

The Residency

The Residency

3.28km from Lucknow Museum

The Residency, also called as the British Residency and Residency Complex, is a group of several buildings in a common precinct in the city of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It served as the residence for the British Resident General who was a representative in the court of the Nawab.

Janeshwar Mishra Park

Janeshwar Mishra Park

3.93km from Lucknow Museum

This is an urban park located at Gomti nagar in Lucknow. It was made in memory of late politician Janeshwar Mishra from Samajwadi Party. The park was inaugurated for general public of the city on 5 August 2014. It is claimed to be Asia's 1st largest garden.

Shahi Bauli Stepwell

Shahi Bauli Stepwell

4.89km from Lucknow Museum

The Shahi Baoli was built in the Mughal times to be used as a water reservoir. There is an interesting story attached to it that the reservoir has a secret treasure map and a key thrown into it. This baoli is most popular as an architectural delight as it combines Indo-Islamic designs.

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Lucknow

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Lucknow is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh and it has always been a multicultural city. Courtly manners, beautiful gardens, poetry, music, and fine cuisine patronized by the Persian-loving Shia Nawabs of the city are well known amongst Indians and students of South Asian culture and history. Lucknow is popularly known as the The City of Nawabs.It is also known as the Golden City of the East, Shiraz-i-Hind and The Constantinople of India.

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