Patang Kite Museum

Patang Kite Museum is a frequently visited tourist spot in Gujarat. The museum has been developed for exhibiting rare kite collections before the tourists from India and rest of the world. Here visitors have the scope of seeing kites made of using materials like paper, cotton, and nylon. The museum has also attracted spotlight for the exhibition of Rokoku which are Japanese kites of hexagonal shapes. The visitors who have bought International Kites Festival Tour Package In Gujarat from us will get a guide to reach the knowledge of the history of Ahmedabad and kite festivals. It is an ideal place for tourist to visit in Ahmedabad to know more about kites and its unique collections.

Sanskar Kendra museum comprises of different sections based on the religious communities and history of the city, independence struggle of India, Mahatma Gandhi, photography, and art. It comprises of incense tallest stick of the globe measuring around 4.5m. Viewers also have the chance to admire the architectural works of Le Corbusier. It also comprises of other pavilions that are dedicated to subjects like folklores, monumental sculptures, natural history, anthropology etc in open air.

History

This museum was established in the year of 1985 and it is the brainchild of Bhanubhai Shah. He is an ardent lover of kites and had donated his rarest collections of kites to the municipal corporation of Ahmedabad. These collections are finally showcased in an organized way to be opened for public exhibition adjacent to the main building of Sanskar Kendra. Presently, the museum comprises of huge kites measuring approximately twenty two by sixteen feet. The museum also features kites that depict block prints, mirror works and sequences of garba dance. The museum houses certain miniature paintings of the Radha Krishna and consists of kite which has been manufactured using four hundred pieces of papers.

Where is it located?

The Museum is situated within the main building of Sanskar Kendra museum of Paldi area of the city. It will hardly take 315 km to reach the museum from the nearby airport of Jamnagar via NH8A. The distance will approximately take 259 km from nearest rail station of Surat via NH8 and NE1.

Ideal Visiting Time

The most favorable period to visit this remarkable museum ranges from October – March. Visiting on the period of January will help you to experience the famous kite festival along with exploring the museums in detail. It is opened from Tuesday-Sunday and the visiting time is from 10 am to 6 pm.

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