Plan your Visit

Hours & Passes 

Museum Hours

Daily 10.00 AM – 04.30 PM

(Monday closed)

Also closed on Diwali, Dussehra, Independence Day, Republic Day, Gandhi Jayanti and Jan. 24th to 31st & July 24th to 31st every year. 

Passes

For All Free

Directions

You can reach Virasat-e-Khalsa by road, train or by air.

By Public Transportation

Chandigarh to Sri Anandpur Sahib is 80 km and takes approx. 1:30 hrs. by road.

By Bus

Buses - air conditioned, deluxe, semi-deluxe or ordinary - of several State Road Transport Corporations connect ISBT, Sector- 43, Chandigarh with many cities and towns of neighboring states. From there, one can board a bus to Sri Anandpur Sahib. 

Reservation & Inquiry for buses

 

Transport

Telephone

Timings(Hrs)

Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU)

0172-2700006

05:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Haryana Roadways

0172-2704014

05:00 AM - 11.59 PM:00

Punjab Roadways

0172-2704023

04:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Reservation & Inquiry for trains
No. Train Departure Arrival Duration Running Days
1 CDG Janshtabdi (12057) 07:10 PM (Chandigarh) 08:58 PM (Sri Anandpur Sahib) 1h 48m All Days
Railway inquiry (Sri Anandpur Sahib) Contact No: 01887-232034

Amenities & Other Facilities 

The triangular shaped Entrance Foyer, open on all sides, is the hub of arriving and departing visitors. A large plasma screen orient the visitors on how to derive the maximum benefit from the museum. The Cloakroom here is a pivotal point to orient visitors into the museum. The visitors can also avail the facility of  multilingual audio-guides at the issuing station that is located after the first gallery.

Museum Cafe is situated under the Connecting Bridge, where one can have tea, coffee, cold drinks, different snacks, breakfast & lunch. 

Additionally, there are two kiosks, one at the Parking and other at Ticket Booth near Qila Anandgarh. 

The Western side of the museum houses a two-level research and reference digital Library centered around a spacious reading room that houses rare archival materials, books, journals as well as audio-visual resources. 

The Western side of the museum also houses a 428 seating capacity centrally air conditioned auditorium equipped with modern infrastructure. 

The auditorium is available on rent for Govt. and Private organizations to hold seminars, cultural activities and events etc within the confines of Punjabi culture.  

Museum Shop is situated adjacent to Entrance Foyer where one can purchase books,  artefacts, traditional & cultural items, statues, photographs etc. 

Parking facility is available for parking the vehicles near the Ticket Counter. 

Among other amenities, wheelchairs are available for the differently abled persons.

Washrooms are situated at Ticket Booth (adjacent to parking), at Museum Cafe, at Auditorium, at Library, at Entrance Foyer and also at mid-gallery section. In case of need the visitor can inquire from the Visitor Services Associates (Guides) and Security Guards deployed inside the museum.

Adequate number of benches have also been provided inside and adjacent to the galleries at suitable intervals. The visitors can inquire from and take the help of Visitor Services Associates (Guides) and Security Guards deployed inside the museum.

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