List of Museums in India (Pottery)
Nagaland State Museum-Established in1964, situated on a beautiful hillock named Bayavu. It is a multi-purpose museum, but the early curators assembled specimen with special a emphasis on anthropological values.Wood-carving , Earthenwares ,Blacksmithy forms the part of the collection.
Anthropological Museum-Department of Anthropology,Guwahati University.Professor M.C Goswami was the founder. Collection comprises of
woodcraft, smoking-pipes, musical-instruments agricultural
Museums of Arunachal
Pradesh-The specimen include pottery,wood-carving,agricultural tools and implements.
Following are the names of various ethnographic museums.
Bomdila District Museum-Bomdila
Ziro District Museum-Ziro
Along District Museum-Along
Pasighat District Museum-Pasighat
Tezu District Museum-Tezu
Khonsa District Museum-Khonsa
Mizoram State Museum-has a grand collection of weapons,musical instruments
The Purvabharti Museum-situated in the district of
Nalbari Sahitya Museum founded the museum in 1972 under the title Sanskritik Sangrahalaya.The principal section consists of masks, musical
insruments, weapons, etc.
Commercial Museum, Guwahati University-First museum of its kind set up in educational complex in 1956. Cottage industry products, bell-metal, handloom, woodcrafts and other art and cultural specimen are part of the museum collection.
Cottage Industry Museum-was established in1955 at Guwahati to preserve and display article belonging to ancient and modern period
ofAssam. In the handicraft section, specimens of wood-carving,clay works, ivory work have been included.
Manipur State Museum- is the largest and oldest in the state. It consists of ethnological , archaeological, natural history, art and crafts objects.
Peoples Museum Kakching
Manipur- has multipurpose character composed of objects of archaeological, ethnological values.
Museum, Kanchipur, Imphal-presents objects of cultural anthropological value viz earthernware potteries of Andro Nungbi
Meghalaya State Museum-is an ethnographic museum. It represents its tribal population the
Khasis, the Jaintias, the Garos. It includes handicrafts, arts, industries,objects of ritual, domestic articles etc.
Assam State Museum-houses art and crafts section which has woodwork,
terracottas, toys etc.
Museum of Anthropology
Department, Dibrugarh University-The exhibits on display include agricultural,hunting implements,musical instruments etc.
National Handicrafts and Handloom
Museum,Pragati Maidan ,Bhairon Road, New Delhi-specimen comprising of woodcarving, potteries, masks etc.
Tribal Museum,Thakkar Bapa Smarak
Sadan, Dr Ambedkar Road,New-Delhi-Costumes and handicrafts of tribal,agricultural implements, musical instruments etc.
Janpath, New-Delhi- showcases art, archaeological and anthropological collection.