Tripura Govt. Museum
: Tripura, in the north east of India.
Best time to Travel
: October to March.
:1000 to 1700 hrs.
A small museum where sculptures are displayed as imaginatively as if they were in an art gallery. On display are some rare stone images, old coins, Bengal kantha and archaeological findings from Tripura and adjoining areas.
Also interesting are the life size portions of the former rulers of Tripura. Closed Sundays and Government holidays.
Airport : Agartala is connected by airlines flights with Calcutta, Guwahati, Delhi.
Railheads : The two nearest railway stations from Agartala are Kumarghat (160 kms) and Dharama Nagar (200 kms). Both the stations on the North-East Frontier Railway, are connected with Lumding & Guwahati, where as Lumding and Guwahati are connected with Calcutta and other major stations in India.
Road Transport : Good motorable raods connect Agartala with Silchar- 288 kms, Guwahati- 599 kms, Shillong- 499 kms, Dharmanagar- 200 kms. Tripura Road Transport Corporation buses connect Silchar, Shillong and Dharma Nagar to Agartala.
Agartala has a small but good selection of hotels - nothing very
luxurious, but something for everyone. All places are comfortably made
for the convenience of the tourists from all over. Choice of eating
joints places are very limited, your hotel is the obvious place.