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Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Museum,Sri Anandpur Sahib

Items on Display: Paintings

In the sacred memory of Sri Guru, Teg Bahadur's tricentary of martyrdom, Punjab Govt. formulated a scheme in 1977 A.D. to establish Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Museum at Sri Anandpur Sahib. It was inaugurated on 25-1-1983.
Sri Guru Teg Bahadur laid the foundation of Sri Anandpur Sahib, the city of divine bliss in 1664 A.D. This beautiful little town is situated on the left bank of the River Satluj at a site previously known as village Makhowal. Sri Guru Teg Bahadur had purchased this land from the Raja of Bilaspur. Picturesquely perched in the foothills of Shivaliks, the town excludes an aura of natural beauty combined with ethereal joy.
The site for the museum was selected near the main approach of the historic Gurudwara Takhat Sri Kesgarh Sahib. In conformity with the historical significance and ceremonial symbolism of the Gurudwara, the architecture of the museum building was so designed as to s ynchronize it with the structure of the sacred precincts. This monumental museum has two levels; an area of 3751 sq. ft. on the ground floor and of 1387 sq. ft. on the first floor.
This building has Nine domes of fibre glass which shower light in the galleries during day time. At night when the lights are turned on, these fibre glass domes are brilliantly illumined and look like a floating galaxy of heavenly spheres. They appear as many splendoured domes of eternity. To a man of deep feeling and faith, they communicate intimation of divinity.
Effective light arrangements have been done for proper display of paintings in the galleries. Seats have been provided for the visitors.
This museum is dedicated to the memory of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur who made the supreme sacrifice for the sake of liberation of the oppressed and for freedom of conscience and belief. The great saga of Sikh history of this period is full of struggles and sacrifices which are depicted here through the medium of oil paintings executed by eminent Punjabi artists: Kirpal Singh, Jaswant Singh and Devinder Singh depicting epoch-making period of the Sikh history.

Museum Timings: 10 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Museum Closed On: Monday