Odisha State Maritime Museum 

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Odisha State Maritime Museum

A Reflection On The Glorious Maritime Tradition

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The museum is by far millennium city Cuttack’s best tourist attraction. The maritime museum came up in the old dilapidated complex of “River Boat Construction and Repair Workshop” constructed during the British era. The workshop w renovated and renovated and converted into the pre ...

The museum is by far millennium city Cuttack’s best tourist attraction. The maritime museum came up in the old dilapidated complex of “River Boat Construction and Repair Workshop” constructed during the British era. The workshop w renovated and renovated and converted into the present day Odisha State Maritime Museum in 2013.

The exhibits of the museum give an insight into the ancient Odisha’s famed maritime industry. On display are the tools used by the Sadhabas (or seafarers), age old navigation systems and its evolution.

The chief attractions are the wooden boat replica’s, the huge boat shed and the lathe which was the largest in Asia during its time. The addition of the 3D shows along with the aquarium section to the museum is a huge draw especially for the kids.

The museum located on the banks of River Mahanadinear Jobra along with its finely manicured and maintained lawns makes for a pleasant outing with family. The museum regularly conducts painting competitions for children regularly which attracts a lot of participants and the interactive initiatives adds to the feel good factor about the place. It also has an open air auditorium with a sitting capacity of 250 people.

Brief history about the River Boat Construction and Repair Workshop

The workshop was constructed as a pre-emptive measure by the British Administration to prevent the large scale disaster akin to the horrific famine of 1866 in Odisha which took the lives of scores of people.

The workshop was not restricted to manufacturing boats, it also looked after the inland water ways, irrigation projects and distribution of water.

Constructed by Mr. G.H. Faulkner then an Engineer with the British PWD Department, It was the only workshop of its kind under the Bengal Presidency of British India. Hence it was an important landmark.

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Getting There

  • Distance from Bhubaneswar-29 KM
  • Nearest Railway Station-Cuttack
  • Nearest Airport-Bhubaneswar
  • One can hire a cab or auto to the museum from Cuttack. If you are coming from Bhubaneswar, take the bus to Cuttack and alight at Badambadi& take an auto to the museum.

 

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Panthanivas Cuttack

Panthanivas Cuttack

Panthanivas Cuttack, At/PO-Buxi bazar, Cuttack-753001

9437273354 , 06712306916

http://www.panthanivas.com

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Proximity

36 Km. Distance from Airport

3 Km. Distance from Railway Station

0 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Panthanivas Bhubaneswar

Panthanivas Bhubaneswar

Panthanivas Bhubaneswar, Lewis Road, BBSR-751014

9937562181 , 06742432515

http://www.panthanivas.com

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5 Km. Distance from Airport

3 Km. Distance from Railway Station

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Chandaka Nature Camps

  • Chandaka Godibari
  • Deras

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  • Double Bedded 
  • Double Bedded Type- I
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  • Double Bedded Type- IV

 

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Ansupa Nature Camp

  • Ansupa

Accomodation Details

  • Double Bedded

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Nirupama Hotels

Nirupama Hotels

Near Dhabaleswar Temple,Village Mancheswar,Cuttack- 754027

9438494917

https://www.nirupamagroup.com

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Proximity

45 Km. Distance from Airport

10 Km. Distance from Railway Station

1 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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The Acco

The Acco

255,district center,chandrasekharpur bhubaneswar ,odisha

9337232018 , 08144365730

https://www.theacco.in/

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8 Km. Distance from Airport

7 Km. Distance from Railway Station

3 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Kila Dalijoda Palace

Kila Dalijoda Palace

At – Jyoti Niketan ( Rajbati) PO & Village – Mangarajpur, via Choudwar Dist - CUTTACK – 754028, Odisha.

9438667086

http://www.kiladalijoda.com

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60 Km. Distance from Airport

50 Km. Distance from Railway Station

5 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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Dhenkanal Palace

Dhenkanal Palace

Dhenkanal, Odisha-759001

9437292448

http://www.dhenkanalpalace.com

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85 Km. Distance from Airport

75 Km. Distance from Railway Station

5 Km. Distance from Bus Stop

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