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Sculpture Museum Mahabalipuram
Sculpture Museum Mahabalipuram or Sculpture Museum Mamallapuram is famous for its elaborate collection of sculptures and images of god and goddesses of Hindu mythology.
The Sculpture Museum is well-known for its elaborate collection of sculptures and images of god and goddesses of Hindu legends. There are more than 3,000 sculptures in this museum. All the sculptures bear the historic importance and the saga of the by-gone days.
In the display of the museum there are sculptures made of wood, metal, brass and cement. Some fine paintings are also on display and the front courtyard is littered with sculptures. There are creations of ancient artists to the contemporary ones.
The Buddhists sculptures and images too, exist in the temple town. The monolithic statues, the Rathas (chariots), sculptured relief and their miniature can be seen in the museum.
Sculpture Museum Mahabalipuram timings are from 10 AM to 5 PM on all days