Patna Museum locally called as Jadu Ghar of Patna is unarguably one of the most well-maintained museums in the country. The Patna Museum is more than 90 years old and houses a splendid and exquisite collection of artifacts, sculptures, coins, instruments, bronze statue of Buddha, thankas belonging to the era of Gupta, Sunga, Kushan, Mughals and also Britishers. The splendid museum is built in the Rajput and Mughal style of architecture and the building seems to be a royal palace from outside.
The museum of Patna has some of the collections that are found nowhere else in the world. The museum is a two-storied building. The museum is also an abode to the cannon of First World War. The major attraction of Patna Museum is the long fossil of a tree 'Yakshini' that is 200 million years and is considered as the longest fossilized tree in the whole world. The Patna Museum timing is from 10 AM to 4:30 PM. The entrance has been converted into a beautiful garden where you can stroll or enjoy a picnic with your friends.