National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru

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#4 of 12 in Museums in Bengaluru
Absorb India's wealth of art and creative culture at National Gallery of Modern Art, with examples from throughout the country's known history. Enjoy a collection of over 14,000 works, including illustrations of miniature painting, with surviving pieces dating as far back as the 10th century. You'll view more contemporary art by national artists operating within the realms of traditional practices, as well as works from those inspired by artistic movements from all over the world. Visit the gift shop to stock up on reproductions, postcards, and souvenirs before you leave. By using our Bengaluru attractions planner, you can arrange your visit to National Gallery of Modern Art and other attractions in Bengaluru.
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  • Beautiful ambiance and collection, they keep having exhibitions on a regular basis..WE WENT FOR A JAZZ RECEITAL .  more »
  • Travellers looking for a cheaper art experience, head over to the Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath art gallery at a 10th of the price - ₹50 - containing 18 galleries! I can only review based on price as...  more »
  • We were so excited to visit the gallery but were quite simply appalled at the difference in price for nationals and foreigners (20 rupees for nationals, 500 for foreigners !?!?). As a result we did no...  more »
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  • Well maintained and peaceful. Less crowded as many don't seem to know such a place exists. Gallery has art work from many of India's greatest artists. Staff and security are very helpful. There is small gift shop which sells sovinours and a cafe too.
  • A serene place to immerse in the arts. A lovely library and a nice canteen dishing out tasty food too. I , however, had the unfortunate experience of facing harassment at the hands of people in charge of security. I was not allowed to keep my backpack on the floor while viewing the exhibits. So I ended up carrying my backpack all through. It would be great some place for luggage is arranged. This would be helpful for travellers visiting the place.
  • One of the best galleries in India. Everyone has to go to this place. It mainly concentrates on Karnataka based artist n some wonderful works of Ravi varma n many other artists.
  • It's a nice place if you have interest in arts. This Place is clean and quiet. But expected much more art works. As it has a small gallery of arts so improvement on collection must be needed and it has entry fees of 20 rupees only. It will be better if there's​ more collection added. Generally 30-40 minutes you need to visit the gallery. It has a cafeteria along with little shop.
  • The collection of art is superlative. The Biggie's like Hussain and anjoli Menon are there. The cafeteria is quite nice too. The architecture of the place which was apparently an old palace really adds to the charm

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