Museums

Showcasing the rural heritage

The Veerashiva Mutt‘s has a rich and decade old traditions, the Mutt has been embraced by every class and sect of the society raising above the discrimination in the society. Museum has played a vital role in Showing our history and past, in Karnataka they are many Museum one among them is The Suttur Museum, located in Suttur, najangud Taluk, Mysore district.

The Veerashiva Mutt‘s has a rich and decade old traditions, the Mutt has been embraced by every class and sect of the society raising above the discrimination in the society. Museum has played a vital role in Showing our history and past, in Karnataka they are many Museum one among them is The Suttur Museum, located in Suttur, najangud Taluk, Mysore district.

Suttur museum has collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, or historical importance and makes them available for public viewing through exhibits. It is being established in association with Department of Archaeology and Museums.

The museum collected is rich and has gathered from many years. The Museum is the fore thought and wide vision of the 23rd Pontiff Dr. Shri Shivaratri Rajendra Maha Swamji.

The present pontiff His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Sri Sri Shivarathreeswara Deshikendra Mahaswamiji has taken forward the project and being developed.

It was set up in the year 2000, lays emphasis on showcasing the rural heritage. It is located in two floors spreading over an area of 14,000 sq. ft. The collection includes pre-historic materials, sculptures, inscription coins, paintings, household artifacts related to agriculture, rural industries, defense systems and various objects connected with folk arts like folk musical instruments. The museum has a library containing 4,000 books, 200 palm leaf manuscripts and about 12,000 sheets of archival material.

Folklore and Folk Arts some old musical instruments and clay models, Heritage Museum Traditional household utensils, artifacts and religious worship materials.  One complete section is dedicated to showcase medieval and modern arms and armors museum which were used in the olden days.

The Veerashiva GURU Pampara, Guru Heritage the lineage of spiritual teachers who have led the community has been in displayed at the museum. It takes us through the history of the Lineage. These Pontiffs have been viewed as the torch-bearers of the rich culture and heritage the Community has passed down from generation to generation.

Coins are contemporary document in metal. Over the years, they have played important role in the study, construction and re-construction of the history. Their remarkable contribution is universally recognized. Coins were struck by rulers in exercise of their royal prerogative. Many rulers, who were unknown to history, have been noticed and studied by their coins.

Any person or tourist interested in Indian art and culture must surely visit this Museum gallery which has display of Tanjore style paintings. This art gallery has a remarkable collection of bronze icons, stone sculptures, paintings and other artifacts belonging to the 19th and 20th Century AD.

This is a noteworthy spot for people who have interest in archeology. Rare ancient coins of various dynasties are displayed here.

The painting section and manuscript section are real treasures of medieval Indian culture. These include miniature paintings, astrological, astronomical and Vedic works. Several varieties of handicrafts, apparels, costumes and so many royal clangs are displayed here.

Objectives of Museum

Traditionally regarded as the custodians of rare or precious objects, and analyzed as driving forces for local tourism, museums are today viewed as places where people and communities come together, as resources for training and learning new skills, as drivers for goods and services of all kinds, and as architectural symbols tha

t seek to improve residents’ quality of life while giving cities a distinctive image and feel.

As the world's leading mus

eum of art and design, the V&A enriches people's lives by promoting the practice of design and increasing knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of the designed world.

  • Access and audiences: To provide optimum access to collections and services for diverse audiences, now and in the future
  • Create Social Awareness
  • Educating the masses through Museums

Entrance Timings & Fees :- 10:00 AM  to 5:00 PM

Entrance Fees:- Rs 2

Concession during Jatra:- Rs. 1

Weekly Off: Tuesday

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