PM Modi inaugurates Virtual Experiential Museum in Varanasi
GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a Virtual Experiential Museum (VEM) at Man Mahal, a centrally-protected observatory under the Archeological Survey of India on February 19.
The VEM has been set up by the National Council of Science Museum (NCSM) that works under the Ministry of Culture.
A tour of the museum will give visitors a chance to experience Varanasi in all its glory with a 3D view of its narrow lanes, monuments and ghats, classical music, weaving of sarees and the Ram Leela. The story of the descent of Goddess Ganga on earth will also be shown to visitors in a unique and new manner at the museum.
Entry tickets are priced at Rs. 25 per person for Indian nationals and visitors from SAARC and BIMSTEC countries. Other foreign nationals will have to pay Rs. 300 per person and entry of children below 15 years is free.
PM Modi inaugurates Virtual Experiential Museum