VECHAAR - Vishalla Environmental Centre for Heritage of Art, Architecture and Research, Utensils Museum located in the compound of the Vishalla Village Restaurant in Ahmedabad city, this museum built in 1981 is based on the initiate taken up by Architect Mr. Surender C .Patel who aimed at preserving our diverse culture, tradition and the artistic creations of our Indian craftsmen. The huge utensil collection showcased in this museum ranging from the good old utensils made out of leaves, mud and clay to the stainless steel used in the present days. It provides a wonderful opportunity to understand and realize, how our varying needs are combined with the advancement in technology resulting in the manufacturing of utensils that make cooking an easy as well an enjoyable endeavor. There is also a small hut which is set up in the traditional arrangement of a kitchen. They also have a good collection of the all kind of locks which have been used at some point of time showcased in their museum. Entry ticket charges for adult’s ₹10 and for carrying a camera they charge an extra amount of ₹100. Entry timings 1pm to 3pm and 5pm to 10:30 on all days round the year. Its unique concept, great collection of utensils and house wares, attractive arrangement and the traditional ambience of the place would surely leave each of its visitors truly mesmerized in every way.
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