Fort St. George Museum, Chennai

The Fort St. George Museum at Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu was
established in the year 1948. It is a multipurpose museum located exactly near the Archaelogical Survey of India.

The museum displays collection of portraits and paintings of former governors of Chennai as well as of English royalty. Among the other objects on view are weapons, coins, porcelain and the communion vessels of the church.

The Fort St. George Museum was organized and opened to the public from 31st January 1948.

The museum began with a small collection of objects of the British Raj donated by the then Madras Presidency Government, the St. Mary's Church authorities, the disbanded army units and others.

The building housing the museum is one of the oldest surviving buildings built within the fort.

Fort St. George Museum
Fort St. George, Beach Road

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