Baroda Museum And Picture Gallery
The Baroda Museum And Picture Gallery Located At Sayajibaug Was
Founded In 1887 By Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad. Created for the Welfare and
Education His Subjects, His Foresight And Taste Were Responsible For The
Museum’s Unique And Varied Collection. He Procured The Priceless Items Himself
Or Specially Entrusted The Work To Various Scholars And Art Connoisseurs.
Thanks To His Dedication The Baroda Museum Today Possesses Some Very Rare
Exhibits And Enjoys An International Reputation For Being One Of The Best In
The Foundation Stone Of The Museum Building Was Laid In 1887 And The
Building Was Completed In 1894. The Construction Of The Picture Gallery
Building Started In 1908 And Was Completed In 1914, But The Gallery Could Be
Opened Only In 1921 As The World War Delayed The Transport Of The Collection Of
European Paintings To India To Baroda.