DakshinChitra Museum, Chennai: Timing & Entrance Fee

DakshinaChitra museum is a cross-cultural museum which represents art, architecture, lifestyles, crafts and performing arts from South India states of Tamilnadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. The main purpose of DakshinChitra museum is to promote and preserve cultural aspects of these south Indian states with rich culture and bring them in the public’s eyes.

Dakshinchitra Museum Chennai

Below are the basic details of Dakshinchitra:

DakshinChitra timings:

Timings: 10am to 6 pm.
Weekly holiday: Tuesday (open on all national holidays except on Diwali day)

How to reach Dakshinchitra Museum on East coast road?

Buses to DakshinChitra: 109, 588, 599
Bus stop – MGM Dizzee world (200 meters from here)

DakshinChitra entrance fee for the foreigners:

  • Adult- 250
  • Students- 70

DakshinChitra programs & activities:

Dakshinchitra also organizes various programs and activities for different age groups and people including  arts and crafts, board games, spin tops, break pots, puppet show etc. They even organize workshops and exhibitions for adults and students almost on the weekly basis like Kalamkari, painting, Terracotta mask making, glass sculpting etc. The details of which can be found here. If you are interested in knowing more about DakshinChitra, here is the official website.

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