4 Museums to explore in Haryana
As the largest recipient of investment per capita since 2000 in India, and among one of the wealthiest and most economically developed regions in South Asia, Haryana has the fifth-highest per capita income among Indian states.
This museum was set up by Kurukshetra University inside the university campus, in its golden jubilee year, to showcase the matchless cultural, architectural and archaeological heritage of Haryana. It truly makes a visitor feel in a typical Haryanvi village through its dioramas and other exhibits that one would literally like to live there for a couple of days.
Jahaj Kothi Museum is a later era building located inside Firoz Shah Palace Complex and maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. It is called the jahaj, Hindi for the ship as its shape resembles a ship. It was originally a Jain temple which was later used as a residence by the Irish mercenary adventurer George Thomas.
The site of Rakhigarh is one of the five known biggest townships of Harappan civilization on the Indian sub-continent. The other four are Harappa, Mohenjodaro and Ganveriwala in Pakistan and Dholavira in India. Five interconnected mounds spread in a huge area form the Rakhigarhi's unique site. Two mounds, out of five, were thickly populated. This site was excavated by Shri Amarendra Nath of the Archeological Survey of India.