Established in 1855, the museum was named after Governor of Madras, Lord Napier. The museum was built in gothic style of architecture by Robert Chisholm and it displays rare archeological and historical artifacts such as bronze idols, ceramics, an impressive carved wooden cart, Buddhist statues from various parts of the country and some neighboring places, ivory carvings, chests, Balinese shadow puppets and various old coins.
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