Location: The Government Museum and Art Gallery is located on the Mysore road at a distance of 2 km from Ooty. This museum is visited by a large number of tourists from all over the country.
Description: Government Museum and Art Gallery is famous for housing objects that belong to the bygone eras. Different objects belonging to the tribal people can be viewed inside the museum. This place was established in 1989 with an aim of providing information to people regarding local lifestyle, art and crafts. This is the right place to be at for the history lovers as they will find rare collections of sculptures, art, ecological details of the district and contemporary paintings quite fascinating. This museum houses artworks of various artists from all over India. This gallery is open for visitors throughout the week, except on Friday, therefore a visit to this place can be marked by the tourists according to their schedule.
Activities: After visiting the gallery, tourists can also visit the Upper Bhavani Lake, Ooty botanical garden or the Catherine falls. Shopaholics can also indulge in shopping of local handicrafts or antiques being sold at the Kollimalai bazaar or at the Udhagamandalam Kairali Emporium. So, head towards this beautiful location to enjoy natural beauty at its best.