Heritage Education in India

Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage
 


Youngintach Forum
Material Heritage Museums
Museum as Guardians

Role of museums as a valuable learning resource as well as kinds of museums
Useful for the history teacher as well as teachers of art and hobbies

Curator
Curiosity


Imagine you are a curator in a museum and need to plan an exhibition. This covers the steps you need to keep in mind.
Useful for the history teacher as well as the activities teachers

Sculpture
Stories


Introducing students to the importance of narratives in Indian sculpture
Useful for the history and the sculpture teachers

National
Museums


A listing of India's national museums
Some State Museums II

A listing of some of India's state museums

Kerala and Madhya Pradesh
Mauryan Period

Artefact Study
National Museum New Delhi
Gupta Period

Artefact Study
Government Museum Mathura
Indus Valley Civilization

General worksheet
This worksheet is a handy tool for students of middle school. It introduces them to some interesting artistic elements of the Indus Valley Civilization including pottery designs, seals, jewellery, etc.
For the history teacher
Children's Museum, Delhi

This is an interesting museum with the display of exhibits suitable for children
A worksheet for students after the visit
Objects and India's History

Didaryakshi Sculpture
Mauryan Period
Objects and India's History

Buddha Sculptures
Kushana Period
Objects and India's History

Nataraja, Bronze Sculpture
Chola Period
Objects and India's History

Lord Vishnu,Bronze Sculpture
Pallava Period

Objects and India's History

Coins Tughlaq Period
This should come below Rani Padmini's legend
Objects and India's History

Rani Padmini Legend -Epic Poem Padmawat
Khilji Period
Objects and India's History

Mughal Shield
Emperor Akbar, Mughal Period
Objects and India's History

Jade Bowl
Emperor Shah Jahan, Mughal Period
Objects and India's History

Tiger Organ
Tipu Sultan, Sultanate of Mysore
Objects and India's History

Queen Victoria's Portrait
Victoria Memorial
Objects and India's History

Portrait of Warren Hastings and wife Marian
First Governor General
Objects and India's History

Queen Victoria Medal
Awarded to Dwarkanath Tagore
Objects and India's History

Steam Engine
Railways in the British Period
Objects and India's History

Gandhi's Charkha
Freedom Struggle-Swaraj and Swadeshi
Objects and India's History

Discovery of India
Book written by Jawaharlal Nehru
Coins through the ages Ancient Period

Coinage of India is fascinating to study. Thanks to such a long history of this subcontinent there has been a constant evolution of the coin through the ages.Learn about ancient coins
Role of Coins and Amphora

Learn about coins and amphora which were a part of the trade between Indian kingdoms and the Roman Empire
Archaeology of the North East

Assam has interesting megaliths. Learn about them
Objects and India's History

Mauryan Age
Capital of Ashoka Pillar at Sarnath
Objects and India's History

Paleolithic Tools
Spear
Objects and India's History

Mother Goddess Terracotta Figurine
Lets learn a little about Harappan religion-The standing Mother Goddess- a religious figure.
Objects and India's History

Skeleton of a Woman Harappan Burials
Learn about the Harappan burials and the beliefs and traditions of the people of the Indus Valley Civilization
Objects and India's History

Relics of Buddha
Considered to be the original bodily remains of Buddha, these relics are one of the most priced possessions at the National Museum. Learn more about them.
Objects and India's History

Tatya Tope's Achkan
Tatya Tope was the leader of the Revolt of 1957 .Let us learn about him.
Objects and India's History

Ivory tusk showing the Story of Buddha
The Elephant tusk in the national museum depicts different stages in the life of Buddha.
Objects and India's History

Halmidi Inscription of the Kadambas of 450CE
Objects and India's History

Dashavatara Shrine of 18 CE
Objects and India's History

Coins of the Satavahanas
Objects and India's History

Bronze Sculpture of the Pallavas
Objects and India's History

Copper Coins of the Rashtrakutas
Objects and India's History

Howdah of the Rathores
Objects and India's History

Portrait of Sultan Quli Qutbul Mulk of the Qutb Shahis
Objects and India's History

Silver Teas Set of the Dogras
History's
Mysteries


An exciting and creative way of doing an object study in a museum or in school. This could be a pot, a painting, a piece of jewellery or sculpture. Can be improvised for any subject study
Useful for the history, geography or any subject teacher

Past
Connections


An exciting way to study of objects which continue to be used till date
Useful for the history teacher as well as the activities teachers

Caring for
Art


Some State Museums I

A listing of some of India's state museums

Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Goa, Delhi, Orissa, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu
Indus Valley Civilization

Artefact Study
National Museum New Delhi
Kushana Period

Artefact Study
Chhatrapati Shivaji Vastu Sangrahlaya Mumbai
Object Study Mughal Helmet

Artefact Study
National Museum New Delhi
This object study of a Mughal helmet is a resource for students and teachers visiting the museum. It aims to enhance the knowledge of learners as far as objects in the museums are concerned.
Objects and India's History

Pashupati Seal
Indus Valley Civilization
Objects and India's History

Asokan Edict
Mauryan Period-King Asoka
Objects and India's History

Rama Releasing Ahalya, Stone Sculpture
Gupta Period
Objects and India's History

Manuscripts
Pala Dynasty

Objects and India's History

Coins Lodhi Period
This should come below Manuscripts -Pala period
Objects and India's History

Mughal Miniature
Emperor Babur, Mughal Period
Objects and India's History

Mughal Miniature
Emperor Jahangir, Mughal Period
Objects and India's History

Armoury
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, Maratha Empire
Objects and India's History

Statue of Robert Clive
Rise of British Rule
Objects and India's History

Company Paintings
British Period
Objects and India's History

Sword of Sir Colin Campbell
Revolt of 1857
Objects and India's History

Statue of Lord Curzon
Viceroy of India 1898-1905
Objects and India's History

Indian Constitution
Adopted 26th November 1949
Came into effect 26th January 1950
Objects and India's History

Gandhi's Walking Stick and the Three Monkeys
Objects associated with the Dandi march and Gandhiji
HERITAGE AND SCIENCES Coinage

Subject involved-Chemistry
Coin Through the ages- Medieval Period

Coins in the medieval period played an important role in the economy and materials included gold silver and even copper and brass!
Objects and India's History

Dosa Tava Chola Period
Objects and India's History

Gold Coins
Gupta Period-King Samudragupta
Objects and India's History

Paleolithic Tools
Pallavaram Hand-Axe and Attirampakkam Cleaver
Objects and India's History

Coins of King Alexander
Alexander's Invasion of India in C.326 B.C.
Objects and India's History

Post Harappan (Second) Urbanization
Punchmark Coins
Objects and India's History

Brahma Sculpture
From Aihole the 'birthplace of Hindu rock architecture of the Chalukya dynasty
Objects and India's History Painting of Vasco de Gama

Vasco da Gama-The age of discovery: Lets discover more about him.
Objects and India's History Kannada inscription

Learn about the Vijaynagara kings.
Objects and India's History

Gita Govinda of Jaideva
Bhakti movement in the south is well known for its saint poets
Objects and India's History

Mughal Emperor Shahjahan A Portrait
Objects and India's History

Silver and gold coins of the Ahoms of Assam
Objects and India's History

Royal procession Sculpture of the Sungas
Objects and India's History

Apsara and Gandharva Sculpture of the Chalukyas
Objects and India's History

Coins of the Pandyas
Objects and India's History

Silver Water Urn of the Kachwahas
Objects and India's History

Saraswati Sculpture of the Chauhans
Objects and India's History

Stone Inscription of the Bahamani Kingdom
Objects and India's History

Palanquin of the Namgyals
Objects and India's History

Court Paintings of the Sisodias
 


 

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