The Dakshinachitra is an open air real time museum and a well known cultural centre too. The museum is located on the East Coast road in Chennai. Various artistic antiquities showcase the uniqueness and the customs of South India can been seen here. In case you would like to see the art and craft, lifestyle, music and dance of the Southern states like those of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala are depicted here beautifully. The museum was inaugurated in the year 1996 and showcases the ancient culture of the world. This is also known as the “craft communities’ center in South India. Various technical and business openings and inputs have been given to several craft centers located all over South India. You can visit this place by taking a bus from Chennai central.
Rs.30 - 75 (below 18 years of age with ID card), Rs.20 (5-12 years of age)
Foreign Tourists Fee
Rs.200 (for Foreign nationals)
Rs.75 (for Indians)
All days of the week except Tue 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM