museum at Ahar has a varied collection of findings from excavations at the
mound of Dhulkot. It is believed to be the site of a 4,000 year old
township. The major exhibits of the museum are the skin scrubber (1st
century BC) seals (1st century BC), grain pot (1st century BC),
animal figures stone weights and balls.
Some beautiful Hindu and Jain icons are displayed in one gallery, the most prominent being the metallic image of the Jain Tirthankara (saint). Among the collection of sculptures, there is a statue of Vishnu-Nag-Nathan belonging to the medieval period in which snakes are entwined all around the deity.
Timing: 10.00 am to 4.30 pm.
Closed: Friday and gazetted holidays.