• National War Museum

    Place To Visit Pune

    National War Museum

    Place To Visit


    National War Museum

    An honor to the valiant men of the Motherland who dedicated and gave their life in service to her is the National War Museum in Pune. The museum's memorial honours the troops and recognises their crucial contribution to the post-independence warfare.

    Why to visit this place

    A war memorial called the National War Museum was built in honour of the Kargil War heroes. On August 15, 1998, it was officially opened after being constructed using public donations.

    The small red arrow markings on the floor will direct you as you move around the three halls of the museum. It holds a variety of military-grade equipment, firearms, and ammunition. A section is devoted to Shivaji's Maratha military strategies and equipment. Additionally, it holds the Indian army's missiles and explosives.

    Highlights of the National War Museum, Pune

    • The National War Museum is built on a 25-foot plot of land and has stunning pillars all over.
    • The soldiers keep the museum immaculately clean and maintained.
    • The MIG 23 BN jet fighter on exhibit for tourists is the main draw of the National War Museum.
    • Around the area, eight-foot-tall marble plaques have been constructed. Each plaque, totaling 1200, bears the names of martyrs.

    Best Time to visit: 

    July to March are the best months of the year for seeing this place on a trip to Pune

    Entry fee: 

    There are no entrance fees to visit here


    National War Museum can be visited any day of the week from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

    More About National War Museum

    How to reach National War Museum?

    The National War Museum is situated 4 km from the centre of Pune at Ghorpadi in the Pune Cantonment region. Road access to this location is excellent. Consequently, the best choice is to travel by car to the Prince of Wales Drive in Ghorpadi.

    What hotels are near National War Museum?

    Hotels near National War Museum: (1.33 km) The Central Park Hotel (1.52 km) Conrad Pune (1.48 km) Oakwood Residence Naylor Road Pune

    What restaurants are near National War Museum?

    Restaurants near National War Museum: (1.66 km) Mosaic (1.51 km) Coriander Kitchen (2.10 km) Chingari

    Special Tip:

    At the museum, you can view a short film on the Indian Army. There is a little gift shop where you may get mementos for reasonable prices. Photographs are permitted. Parking is uncharged.


    Open Time : 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

    Entry : free

    Address : National War Memorial Southern Command, Prince of Wales Drive Road, Ghorpuri Lines, Dobarwadi, Ghorpadi, Pune, Maharashtra, India

    By Shobhna J.

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