|Bhopal the capital city of Madhya Pradesh is rich in cultural diversity. The cultural diversity prevalent in this area has been beautifully captured in various museums and art centres of Bhopal. These museums exhibit a vast collection of the enriching heritage in the form of various types of regional & folk artifacts and sculptors. Take Bharat Bhavan for example; this place was designed by the world renowned architect Charles Correa to create an interactive proximity between the verbal, visual and performing arts. The Regional Museum of Natural History was established in 1997 to exhibit various specimens relating to natural history and to highlight the flora and fauna, natural resources of the area, protection of ecosystems and to highlight the need for environmental awareness.
Similarly, The Government Archaeological Museumof Bhopal depicts one of the best collections of sculptures collected from various parts of the state. The main attractions at the Archeological Museum includes various paintings of schools, statues of the Hindu Goddess of Wealth Lakshmi, copies of paintings from the Bagh caves at Mandu and also the idols of Buddha. Lastly, The Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalayaalso known as the National Museum of Mankind was established in the year 1974 and is one of its own kinds in the whole world, attracting lots of tourists and guests who come here to have a glimpse of a huge and rare collection of tribal and folk arts from all over India.