Baroda Museum & Picture Gallery
It is located in Sayaji Bagh, the museum houses a collection which belonged to the former maharaja Sayaji Rao Gaekwad. Indian rulers during the Raj often collected all kinds of European art and other knick knacks.
Largely being the personal bunch of the maharaja, the exhibits span across centuries and continents, as well as diverse art forms. There are Greek and Roman sculpture with European paintings of earlier periods. Asian section has items from Burma, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, China & Japan made of wood, ivory, bronze and pottery.
The Indian art section is a set of ancient objects. There is a bronze jar circa 2nd century AD, which is affiliated with the Graeco-Roman trading with India around Gujarat in pre historic times. There are painted compositions from Rajasthan school, a Ragamala series and family portraits.
Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery
Sayaji Park Vadodara
Timing: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Closed on Mondays and government holidays
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