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District Archaeological Museum Bilaspur

The antiquities received from the Bilaspur district have been increasingly attracting the various museums of the country, mainly the materials obtained from the zonal are collected in the Nagpur, Raipur, Jabalpur and Sagar University museums. Prior to the local collection, antiquities were collected in the district headquarters residence according to tradition. Important role of museums is unquestionable in terms of developing interest in public-general towards ancient cultural heritage, providing their necessary support for awareness, awareness and research.  

For the fulfillment of these objectives, due to the initial effort of the District Archeological Association and Local Administration, in the direction of the cultural and educational development of the area, considering the basic requirement of this in Bilaspur town, the proposal of the department was made by the Department of Culture of Madhya Pradesh in the year 1976 in the District Archeology Museum The establishment was accepted in principle. 

In the year 1981, the District Archeology Museum, Bilaspur was established in the year 1981 by the District Administration temporarily after the building was provided temporarily by the District Administration in the right side of the Town Hall in Bilaspur town and in the year 1983, the general public was started. Thereafter, regular activities of the museum of commencement began in 1984, and this museum is progressively progressing in the newly formed state.

In the forthcoming development schemes of the museum for archaeologically rich Bilaspur district, the building for the museum, the display of antiquities in science and promoting educational research trends, is to develop mass awareness and necessary efforts are being made in this direction.

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