Collection at Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum Ahmedabad

2 May 2024

From ancient artefacts to contemporary masterpieces, the Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum offers a panoramic view of India's rich cultural legacy.


A striking feature of the museum is its extensive collection of sculptures, ranging from the ancient to the medieval period, which are displayed in the Madhuri D Desai Gallery.


The Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum houses a splendid collection of traditional Indian textiles and costumes. They range from intricate embroideries to vibrant tie-dye techniques.

Miniature Paintings

The collection of 1855 drawings and unfinished paintings is another USP of Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum Ahmedabad. They date back to the Mughal, Rajput, and Pahari schools.

Coins and Seals

Priyakant T. Munshaw Gallery of Coinage collection includes coins issued by ancient Indian dynasties, medieval rulers, and colonial powers.

Wood Work

At the Leelavati Lalbhai Woodwork Collection, you will find examples of Indian regional styles and cultural motifs. Chinese/Japanese style decorated wooden cupboards are also present.

Bead Work

The Gopi-Anand Beadwork Collection at the museum chronicles the art of ‘Moti Guthana’ or ‘Moti Poravanu’. The beadwork collection depicts the excellence of Gujarati handicrafts