Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum is a result of absolute creativity and artistic talent. Opened by M.N Gowri, a sand artist from Mysore. She is creates a wonderful and life-like sand sculptures that appear too realistic.
Sand Sculpture Museum is the most recent addition to the list of places to see in Mysore. This is located on the way to Chamundi Hills, Main Road, near to Jockey quarters. This museum spread over an area of 13,500 sq ft and contains around 150 sculptures of sand in 16 different themes including Goddess Chamundeshwari, Laughing Buddha, zodiac wheel, a striking work of Gitopadesha with Lord Krishna and Arjuna on a horse-drawn chariot, ancient civilization, marine life, Disneyland, Islamic culture, a Christmas tree, Santa Claus and the late Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar seated on the throne during Dasara. These sand sculptures created using more than 115 truckloads of sand.
Created solely with sand and water and a small amount of glue, these sand sculptures captivate every visitor with their entrancing beauty. And sand sculptures is usually created on beaches for a short period of time. This museum sculptures is protected from sun and rain.
If you are visiting Chamundeshwari Temple you can definitely stop this place. It is worth your time and money and it is such a wonderful opportunity to witness this superb art type. What was really awesome was the attention to details and how realistic most of the sand arts were.
Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum Timings and Entry Fee
This museum is open on all days of the week.
Visiting timings of Sand Sculpture Museum is from 8.30 AM to 6.30 PM.
The entry fee for Sand Sculpture Museum is Rs.40 per person and kids it is Rs.20 per kid.
Reaching Mysore Sand Sculpture Museum
Museum is simply accessible via road. It is about 6 km away from Mysore bus stand. As it is located at the Sapthamathruka Layout, at the foothills of Chamundi Hills, you are club visit to this place with Chamundeshwari Temple.