Egmore Museum

Pantheon Road, Egmore, Next ashoka Hotel, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600008 Phone: 044 2819 3238


Egmore Museum , established in 1851, is located in  Egmore ,  Chennai . Known as the  Madras Museum , the museum is the second oldest museum in  India , the first being the  Indian Museum  at  Kolkata , started in 1814. It is also one of the largest museums in  South Asia . It is particularly rich in archaeological and numismatic collections. It has the largest collection of  Roman antiquities outside  Europe . Many of the buildings within the Museum campus are over 100 years old. Among them, the colossal Museum Theatre is one of the most impressive. The National Art Gallery  is also present in the museum premises. Built in  Indo-Saracenic  style, it houses rare works of artists like  Raja Ravi Varma .

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