Jamshedpur Museums

Museums are places where artifacts relating to history, culture, science and art are conserved and exhibited. In Jamshedpur, there is only one museum known as Coin museum. Many different old coins of various shapes and sizes have been displayed there. Another museum which is proposed to come up is snake museum.

Museums:

Jamshedpur Coin Museum:

Famous Museum in JamshedpurThis museum is managed by Coin Collectors Club. Old and rare coins have been displayed in the museum. Around 1,200 antique coins of gold, silver, copper, iron and even stone belonging to various periods and dynasties. Coin Collectors Club in Jamshedpur is the only numismatic society in Jharkhand.

There are four coins in this museum which are the smallest coins in the world and are called 'Masa'. They were introduced by Magadh rulers sometime between 300-400 AD.

Other coins include medieval coins, British India silver coins, coins with bird images, coins belonging to Mughal Period and punched marked coins.

Address:
Club House No. G4-138,
Straight Mile Road,
Sakchi (Near D.M. Library), Jamshedpur

Phone: (91)-9234969524

Visiting Timings:

Monday to Saturday: 4.30 P.M. to 7.30. P.M.
Sunday: 10.00 A.M. to 1.00 P.M.
              4.30 P.M. to 7.30 P.M.


Russy Modi Center of Excellence:

It is located near Jubilee Park and is adored for its architecture. The architect ofJamshedpur’s Museum this Russy Modi Center of Excellence magnificent building was Hafeez Contractor.

It was actually designed to be the formal entrance to Jubilee park. However, today it houses the Archives of Tata Steel. One can understand how the Steel factory was first founded in Jamshedpur and it's gradual evolution into a world class industry.



Snake Museum:

The snake breeding Center is proposed to come up near MGM Medical College. The idea behind this project is that poison which is extracted from the snakes can be  supplied to  hospitals and pharmaceutical industries. These can be used to prepare anti-venom vaccines.

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