Ancient sculptures on display at the museum.

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Government Museum Mathura, Mathura Overview

Initially known as Curzon Museum of Archaeology, Government Museum Mathura is located at Dampier Park. Also called Mathura Museum locally, the repository is one of the finest in the country and houses a fairly big collection of ancient relics, sculptures, coins and paintings.

Founded in 1874 by  Sir F. S. Growse, the Government Museum of Mathura is famous for housing the ancient sculptures of the Mathura School, dating from 3rd century BC to 12th century AD. The museum also displays the discoveries made by noted archaeologists in and around Mathura. Today, it is one of the primary centres for study, research and preservation of Mathura's exquisite art heritage.

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