Maharaja Banaras Vidya Mandir Museum
Across the Ganga lies the Ramnagar fort, family home of the Maharajas of Banaras. The museum accordingly displays weapons, manuscripts, palanquins and the decorative arts.
On view is an astronomical clock, textiles and paintings. Two wonderful objects are a textile woven with ivory and a graphic depiction of Dussehra celebrations on the river which involves a colorful parade of boats.
January to March
: 9.00 am to 12.30 pm, 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm;
April to September
: 8.30 am to 12.30pm, 2.00 to 6.00 pm;
October to December : 9.00 am to 12.30pm, 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm
Closed on Muharram and Vijaya Dashami.