Sand Sculpture Museum in Mysuru showcases about 150 different sculptures made out of 100+ truck loads of sand. Exhibits are categorized under 16 different themes such as heritage, culture, wildlife, mythology, wildlife, fairy tales etc.
Spread over 13000 sq ft, Sand Sculptures are designed to last years and protected from rain with temporary roofs.
Major Exhibits in Sand Sculpture Museum
- Statue of Lord Ganesha, 15 ft in height
- Laughing Buddha
- Goddess Chamundeshwari
- Mysuru King Narasimha Raja Wodeyar sitting on royal throne
- Jamboo Savari (Dasara Procession)
- Lord Krishna advising Arjuna on a chariot driven by four horses
- Santa Claus & Christmas tree
- Cartoons such as Tom & Jerry
Timings to visit the Museum: The Museum in Mysuru is open from 8.30 AM till 6.30 PM on all days. Approximately 1 to 2 hours is recommended to explore the museum.
Places to visit near the Museum : Chamundi Hills is 7 kms from the Sand and Sculpture Museum. Nearby Mysuru city has several Palaces, Zoos, Museums and Temples.
How to reach the Museum:
The Museum is located 4 kms from Mysuru city centre, towards Chamundi hills. Mysuru is well connected by Air, Rail and Road network. Auto, taxi or Tanga can be hired in Mysuru to reach the Folklore Museum.
Places to stay near Mysuru Sand Sculpture: Mysuru city has multiple budgets, mid-range and luxury accommodations.