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Mathura Museum

Mathura, birthplace of Lord Krishna and a city steeped in history, boasts a hidden gem - the Mathura Museum. Step inside this red sandstone structure, built in the late 19th century, and embark on a captivating journey through thousands of years.

The museum's heart lies in its incredible collection of ancient artifacts. Imagine marveling at intricately carved sculptures dating back to the 3rd century BC! These masterpieces, depicting Hindu deities and scenes from mythology, offer a glimpse into the artistic mastery of Mathura's bygone era.

But the Mathura Museum isn't just about sculptures. Unearthed pottery tells the story of everyday life in ancient Mathura, while a diverse collection of coins whispers tales of trade and commerce. You might even come face-to-face with fascinating terracotta figurines, offering a window into the toys and rituals of the past.

The museum's Greco-Buddhist section is a unique highlight. Here, stunning sculptures showcase the artistic blend of Greek and Buddhist influences, a testament to the rich cultural exchange that flourished in Mathura centuries ago.

More than just a collection of objects, the Mathura Museum is a bridge to the past. As you wander through its galleries, you'll gain a deeper understanding of Mathura's evolution - from a thriving center of Hinduism to a significant Buddhist site.

Whether you're a history buff or simply curious about India's ancient past, the Mathura Museum promises a fascinating experience. Walk with emperors, witness the birth of artistic traditions, and unlock the secrets whispered by these timeless treasures.

Mathura Museum Timings, Entry Fees, history

About Mathura Museum

Mathura Museum Address: Museum Rd, Dampier Nagar, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh 281001

Entry Timings: 10:30 AM - 4:50 PM

Time Required to Explore Mathura Museum : 1-2 hours

Entry Fee: Rs.5  fees


Distance :

From Mathrua Railway station to Mathura Museum in Mathura  is 2.6 km

From Mathura New bus stand to Mathura Museum in Mathura is around 1.7 km

From New Delhi railway station to Mathura Museum in Mathura is around 160 Km      

Delve into Mathura's Past: Unveiling the Treasures of the Mathura Museum

Vrindavan Packages invites you on a captivating historical adventure through the Mathura Museum, a treasure trove of ancient artifacts whispering tales of Mathura's glorious past. As your trusted travel companion in Vrindavan, we ensure a seamless visit to this incredible museum, enriching your understanding of the region's artistic heritage and cultural evolution.


A Journey Through Time

Established in 1874, the Mathura Museum houses a remarkable collection spanning over 2,000 years. Unearthed from Mathura and surrounding areas, these artifacts offer a glimpse into the lives, beliefs, and artistic expressions of bygone eras.

Highlights of the Mathura Museum Collection:

  • Sculptures: Prepare to be mesmerized by the museum's crown jewel - the exquisite sculptures belonging to the Mathura School of Art. Dating from the 3rd century BC to the 12th century AD, these sculptures showcase the evolution of Indian art forms, depicting Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu deities in captivating detail.

  • Coins: Delve into the economic history of the region through the museum's extensive coin collection. From the Mauryan Empire to the Mughal era, these coins offer valuable insights into trade and commerce across different periods.

  • Terracotta Art: Discover the artistry of Mathura's potters through the captivating terracotta figurines and plaques on display. These intricate pieces depict a range of subjects, from religious themes to everyday life, providing a window into the social fabric of ancient Mathura.

  • Paintings: Step into a world of vibrant colors with the museum's collection of miniature paintings. These artworks, especially those from the Mughal period, showcase the artistic mastery and storytelling techniques prevalent during that time.


Vrindavan Packages: Enhancing Your Museum Experience

At Vrindavan Packages, we go beyond just transportation. Our Vrindavan tours include a dedicated visit to the Mathura Museum, accompanied by our knowledgeable guides. They will bring the exhibits to life, sharing fascinating stories about the historical context, artistic techniques, and significance of each artifact.


Beyond the Museum Walls

Our Vrindavan tour itineraries can be customized to create a holistic Mathura experience. Explore other significant historical sites like Kathikeya Temple, Jama Masjid, and Bhuteshwar Mahadev Temple. We can also arrange visits to nearby excavation sites, offering a deeper understanding of Mathura's archaeological significance.


Experience Mathura's Rich Tapestry with Vrindavan Packages

Let Vrindavan Packages curate your ideal Mathura exploration. Contact us today and embark on a journey through time, enriching your Vrindavan pilgrimage with an unforgettable visit to the Mathura Museum.

Inclusions in our Mathura Museum Tour:

  • Comfortable transportation from Vrindavan to Mathura Museum and back

  • Entrance fees to the Mathura Museum

  • Guided tour by a knowledgeable expert

  • Assistance in navigating the museum's vast collection

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