Kala Bhoomi Crafts Museum, also known as Kalabhoomi, is a popular museum located in Bhubaneswar, Odisha dedicated to showcasing the diverse arts and crafts of the state. With free entry, the museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM.
Kalabhoomi offers visitors the chance to explore and experience Odisha’s rich cultural heritage through its vast collection of handicrafts and handlooms. Spread across 10 thoughtfully designed galleries, one can admire intricate works in terracotta, palm leaf etchings, silver filigree, indigenous stone/wood carvings, traditional paintings like Pata Chitra, okra metal crafts, and more.
Two galleries are solely focused on Odisha’s iconic textiles and display tools, raw materials, and pre-weaving techniques as well as a vibrant collection of 114 traditional sarees including Sambalpuri Ikat, Bomkai, Kotpad, and more. Several 100+ year-old artifacts are also part of Kalabhoomi’s permanent exhibitions.
Beyond exhibits, Kalabhoomi frequently organizes engaging hands-on workshops in crafts like palm leaf etching, pottery demonstrations, craft bazaars for shopping authentic handicrafts, as well as cultural performances, fashion shows, and interactive sessions with craftsmen. With so much to see and experience, Kalabhoomi is a must-visit for anyone interested in Odisha’s living heritage of arts and crafts.
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Best Time to visit
The Best time to visit Kala Bhoomi Odisha Crafts Museum is from January to December.
Nearest Bus Stop & Distance
The nearest Bus stop is Kalabhumi, which is located around 500 m distance from Kala Bhoomi Odisha Crafts Museum
Nearest Airport and Distance
The nearest airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport, Bhubaneswar, which is located around 6 Km distance from Kala Bhoomi Odisha Crafts Museum.
Nearest Railway Station & Distance
The Nearest Railway Station is Lingaraj Temple railway station, which is located around 2 Km distance from Kala Bhoomi Odisha Crafts Museum
Kala Bhoomi Crafts Museum Opening Time
Kala Bhoomi Crafts Museum’s opening time is every day from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm.
Entry Fee & Service Charge
Entry fees. Rs. 50/- for Adults; Rs.20/- for Students & Children below 12 years old: Free.