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Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum, Mysuru (Mysore)
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Witness a unique take on the culture and heritage of the city at Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum. The museum showcases 150 sculptures--all on permanent display--made entirely out of sand and water, painstakingly created by local artist M. N. Gowri. Take a short tour of the eclectic collection and admire the art pieces, representing themes from Mysore's history, geography, wildlife, and religion. Use our Mysuru (Mysore) vacation route planner to visit Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum on your trip to Mysuru (Mysore), and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • First time ever we visited such sand art museum. It is amazing and impressive Sand work !!! Really worth to give your time to see this. 
  • Very impressive sand museum . The sculptures in sand have been very intricately modelled but they are very few for the entry fee of Rs.40/- 
  • Its a small and beautiful place with very few variety of Artwork, where you will find a Sand made Ganpati in the entrance followed by few beautiful artwork like mermaid, vintage car, Egyptian pyramid,...  more »
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  • Awesome place. A must visit for people who appreciate fine arts. Some cool masterpiece sand arts are there. A must visit
  • It was my first time visiting South India and we went to the museum. Amazing sculptures. Well done M N Gowri. Superb.
  • Best place to b visited in mys..... awesome sand art...... Hatsoff.. ©
  • Omg was my response when looked at the artist worl.Amazing work I should and passionate.It is situated on chamumdi hills road at a distance of about 5to6 kms from Mysore railways station.Place is small but sculptures are amazing.entry fee per person is 40 and the museum ll be open till 6 in the evening.
  • A unique must visit place for art admirer. Not many such places exists. Although the museum/compound is not vast but they have made large wall sculptures based on various themes totally out of sand.