8 Museums in Karnataka that you should visit - With photos & details

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8 Museums to explore in Karnataka

State in the south western region of India

HAL Heritage Centre and Aerospace MuseumNear HAL Police Station, HAL Old Airport Rd, HAL GB Quaters, Marathahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560037, India

One of the major public attractions in Bangalore inaugurated in 2001 at the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.  The museum boasts of the giant leaps Indian aviation has taken both commercially as well as in terms of defense.

Manjusha car MuseumSH 37, Daramasthala, Karnataka 574216, India

Museum with a unique collection of objects, antiques, paintings, art crafts, temple chariots, vintage, and classic cars. The museum is located to the south of the famous Lord Manjunatha temple.

Mysuru Sand Sculpture MuseumChamundi Hill Road, KC Layout, Mysuru, Karnataka 570010, India

Spread over an area of 13, 500 sq ft. This museum attracts tourists from all over the world because of its uniqueness of being the only museum in India that is dedicated to sand sculptures.

Pilikula Nisarga DhamaPilikula Nisarga Dhama, Vamanjoor, Mudushedde, Karnataka 575028

An integrated theme park with a wide variety of features. Presently includes a Biological Park, Arboretum, a Science Centre, a Lake Park with Boating Centre, a Water Amusement Park and a Golf Course.

Rail MuseumKRS Rd, Opp. CFTRI, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysuru, Karnataka 570005, India

The Mysore rail museum is the second of its kind in India, right after the national railways' museum of Delhi. the museum mainly depicts the journey and the development of the Indian railways through the opulent collection of photographs and the various other items.

Shivappa Nayaka PalaceShivappa Nayaka Palace, SPM Rd, KR Puram, Shivamogga, Karnataka 577202, India

A Government museum, a protected monument, historically important place named after the 17th century King Shivappa Nayaka of Keladi Nayaka dynasty

Vijaya Vittala TempleHampi, Karnataka 583239, India

Ancient monument which is well known for its exceptional architecture and unmatched craftsmanship. It has so many beautiful stone structures.This is one of the largest and  famous structures in Hampi

Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological MuseumNear Chinna Swamy Stadium, Kasturba Rd, Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001, India

A constituent unit of the national council of science museums having nine exhibition halls. all of them are giving us more knowledge about science and technology in this fastest-growing world.