Nashik Museum Places

Visit the best museum places in Nashik

Gargoti, The Mineral Museum


Located 32 kms from Nashik on Nashik-Shirdi highway is a small bustling town Sinnar, renowned for the award winning mineral museum called Gargoti Museum.At the Gargoti Museum, a huge statue of Mother India is placed at the entrance to welcome all the visitors. A map that shows the drifting Indian Subcontinent is placed on the large dome, just above the statue. On the ground floor of the museum, there is a collection of about 1700 zeolites which are micro porous crystalline solids with well defined rich structures similar to that of diamonds or other precious stones. They are used in water softening and purification,agriculture. Each and every zeolite has a very unique color and shape, oozing positive energy. Gargoti Museum, Sinnar You will come across some very choosy works from various parts of the world. There are two galleries namely ‘The Prestige Gallery’ on the ground floor as well as ‘Minerals from the Deccan Plateau’ on the first floor. You will surely get impressed by the surrounding natural beauties that make the atmosphere calm and gratifying.In India, Gargoti museum is the only one that exhibits various mineral treasures of the earth. They include different crystals, minerals and rocks that vary in shape, nature, color and application. In the museum, there are displays of green cubical apophyllite, diamonds, cavansite, cut stones, blue-green aquamarines, yellow calcites as well as few very rare foreign minerals. You can also find a souvenir shop that is next to the museum.

Coin Museum Nashik


At a distance of 19 km from Nashik and 3 km from Anjaneri, the Coin Museum, located in the campus of the Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies, is on the Nashik-Trimbakeshwar road. The museum was founded under the Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies in 1980. This campus spread over an area of 505 acres of land is surrounded by the picturesque Anjaneri hills. The museum is the only one of its kind in Asia with a very rich collection of research and well-documented history of the Indian currency system.
The museum was established to impart a general idea about Indian coins to the common people. The displays in the museums comprise of coins, moulds, dyes, replicas, photographs, numismatic material, along with bronze, terracotta’s, copper-hoard objects, paintings and some historical artifacts. These exhibits give a vast idea of the various currency systems that existed in India from centuries. The museum also exhibits dioramas of depicting coin minting and coin manufacturing techniques. The museum also preserved one lack cardexes for easy reference and organizes workshops, on a regular basis, with the aim of promoting coin collecting in India.