5 unusual museums of India

  1. Black Magic And Witchcraft Museum, Guwahati

Mayong village in Assam is also known as the capital of magic and witchcraft in India. The Black Magic and Witchcraft Museum and Emporium at Guwahati is the most Unique and Unusual Museums in India. The Mayong Central Museum and Emporium in Guwahati, Assam is renowned for its relics that propagate mystics and sorcery. It has successfully served as a tourist hub for Assam.

2. Sulabh International Toilet Museum, New Delhi

The Museum has a rare collection of facts, pictures and objects detailing the historic evolution of toilets from 2500 BC to date. It provides a chronological account of developments relating to technology, toilet-related social customs, toilet etiquettes, prevailing sanitary conditions and legislative efforts of different times.

3. Paldi Kite Museum, Ahmedabad

Kite Museum is a prime tourist attraction of Gujarat. The museum is a part of Sanskar Kendra, which was formed in 1954 as the cultural centre of Ahmedabad. The concept of the kite museum was initiated by Bhanu Shah when he donated all his kite collection to the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. Exhibits in the museums are not only kites but also interesting illustrations and paintings.

4. Purkhauti Muktangan, Raipur

Purkhauti Muktangan Museum is an open air museum, displaying exotic artworks and historical aspects of Chhattisgarh, located in New Raipur. Purkhauti Muktangan is an engaging artistic village featuring the best of the state’s artwork. Former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam in 2006 said, “Purkhauti Muktangan is refreshingly devoid of stereotypes and structures”.

5. NIMHANS Brain Museum, Bengaluru

The Brain Museum of Bengaluru in the premises of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences is the only one of its kind, Brain Museum in India. This unique facility has become a centre of attraction for the students of various colleges and schools as a valuable source of Neuroscience material. In addition, this has become a tourist attraction for people to visit and see human brain in reality.