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Free Museum on Wheels launched in Mysuru

Free Museum on Wheels launched in Mysuru

U K   ¦    May 18, 2017 04:56:24 PM (IST)

Mysuru: The Department of Archaeology, Museums and Heritage, in association with the district administration and Tourism Department, launched Museum on Wheels to mark International Museum Day here on Thursday. The organisers will be taking people to all the museums in city by bus, free of cost.

Free Museum on Wheels launched in Mysuru-1The objective is to showcase the treasure trove of cultural artefacts in the museums and create greater public awareness on their heritage value. A KSTDC bus will take the participants to seven museums in the city and cover the museum of the Department of Archaeology and Museums at the Exhibition Grounds. This will be followed by a visit to Melody World Wax Museum, Sand Museum, Folk Art Museum, R K Narayan Museum and Rail Museum before culminating at IGRMS. The programme was flagged off by MLA Vasu at Wellington House.

Deputy Commissioner D Randeep, Gavisiddaiah, Deputy Director of Archeology Department and Narayana Gowda, President of Hotel Owners Association were also present.