Tourist Spots in Coimbatore - Museums/Art Gallery
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G.D Naidu Industrial Exhibition
The legend and technocrat, G.D. Naidu has done many inventions in the field of automobile, electronics, mechanical and agriculture. In his name an exhibition is established displaying his contributions. G.D Naidu Industrial Exhibition is located in Avinashi road is a worth visiting place.
Its right opposite to the VOC Zoo & Park, and in the Nehru stadium complex, the Government Museum is located among the shops. Its quite small but amazing. place your foot prints in this house of history which marks your presence.
Forest College Museum
One of the oldest institutions of the kind in the country. Spread over 66 hectares area in the heart of Coimbatore town, it's main building, with a plinth area of 3705 sq. m. house up-to-date facilities of research, a well equipped library and the famous Fischer Herbarium.
The other unique features developed over the years by the institute include, `Grass Forest Museum of Natural History' and a Botanical Garden cum Arboretum of 4 hectares housing nearly 300 species of rare and endangered plants. Apart from plants, the museum also has an interesting collection of different minerals, rocks, pests, snakes, insects and fungal diseases that afflict plants and trees. It also has a rare collection of dead specimen of plants and animals of different variety. The museum has one special advisory counter offering service to promote businesses related to plant husbandry. The Institute is responsible for attending to the overall forestry research needs of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Lakshdweep and Pondichery.
Kasthuri Srinivasan Art Gallery and Textile Museum
Kasthuri Srinivasan Art Gallery and Textile Museum is a cultural center run by Kasthuri Srinivasan Trust, Coimbatore. The Art Gallery and Museum is located in Avinashi road is near to Coimbatore airport. The Art Gallery comprises of many traditional and modern original paintings, sculptures and objects of art. The Art gallery also has good reproductions of European, Asian and other overseas art. The Art Gallery also exhibits current artists creativity regularly.
The Textile Museum has a large historical collections of textile technology. Textile technology developments are well illustrated through drawings, charts and working models. Interesting are models of handlooms, different yarns and fabrics. The museum also houses historical costumes of India very well illustrated through drawings.
The Great Pyramid's (tomb) which leaves mystery to mankind and unrevealed questions even after the scientific achievements. A spectacular model of the great pyramid has been raised in our coimbatore city by Mr.Rama Ranganathan in the year 1992 for the privilege of people. People from various places and of different ethnic visit daily to relax their mind and do meditations here. Even many scholars had visited and felt the remarkable mystery of the pyramid. Its located in Perks school.