Dakshina Chitra Museum is a living-history museum showcases the authentic architecture, crafts, performing arts, and lifestyles of South India.
It’s like taking a journey through time, and exploring the rich heritage of this region. And the best part? You get to do it in an engaging and enjoyable way!
DakshinaChitra Museum has a collection of 18 authentic historical houses, each with its own contextual exhibition. And guess what? These houses were not built here, they were actually purchased, dismantled, and then reconstructed by professional artisans called Stapathis. These houses represent the traditional lifestyle of people from South Indian states like Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Kerala, and Karnataka. So, you get to experience the true essence of South India, all in one place!
But wait, there’s more! DakshinaChitra Museum is also home to 4,220 artefacts and 1,000,000 pictures, showcasing the daily lives of people living in southern India. You can learn about the craft traditions that existed in South Indian heritage homes and get a glimpse of the typical South Indian attire of both men and women.
And if you’re a camera enthusiast, you’ll be happy to know that you can take still pictures for just INR 20 and video for INR 70. So, make sure to bring your cameras and capture all those beautiful moments!
Overall, DakshinaChitra Museum is a must-visit destination if you want to experience the vibrant and colorful life of South India.