Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum, a tribute to the gallant soldiers of Punjab is located near Hotel Amaltas, about 5 KM from Ludhiana Railway Station on GT Road, Ludhiana – Amritsar Highway (NH-1). Instituted in the year 1999 this museum
of international level is equipped with History Gallery, War Heroes Gallery, Uniforms Gallery, Air Force and Navy Gallery.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum, a tribute to the gallant soldiers of Punjab is located near Hotel Amaltas, about 5 KM from Ludhiana Railway Station on GT Road, Ludhiana – Amritsar Highway (NH-1). Instituted in the year 1999 this museum of international
level is equipped with History Gallery, War Heroes Gallery, Uniforms Gallery, Air Force and Navy Gallery, Signal and Medical Corps Gallery, Kargil Gallery and an Audio Visual Theatre. At the very entrance, a huge statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in the sitting
posture is placed on a magnificent throne. Beside this statue we can see many tanks, anti-aircraft gun, apec car, car scout, an old sukhoi fighter aircraft and a model of the ins vikrant. In the entrance hall, the portraits of those Punjabis, who have been
awarded with several national honors like the Paramvir Chakra, Mahavir Chakra and Vir Chakra, are placed. Various portraits of generals, admirals, and air chief marshals belonging to Punjab are also kept here. The museum has several galleries. A huge gallery
exhibits various uniforms of the British era Indian army, navy and air force. They also display the different medals, stripes and ranks worn by the officials. Another gallery displays the portraits of Punjab’s army men who fought in the three Indian wars in
1948, 1965 and 1971. There are six busts placed in the gallery of officers who were honored with Victoria Cross.
The light and sound show is yet another attraction of this museum. This show relates the story of independence struggle of India and the role played by the Punjabis in it. Another light and sound show entitled ‘A Sonnet Lumiere’ has been installed at the
War Museum on the permanent basis to perpetuate the memory of those brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the freedom struggle of India. Kargil Garaly covers the complete story of Kargil war. Historic Gallery contains Diorama of 1st and 2nd battles
of Panipat, the Anglo Sikh War (Battle of Aliwal) and also mythological and historical Rama Ravna Yudhha, Alexander and Porus, Maharaja Sher Singh, also Sardar Baghel Singh and his great companions. The Gallery displays the portraits of Nawab Kapur Singh,
Sardar Jassa Singh Ahluwalia, Talking Soldiers of Krishna, Gupta, Mughal, Sikh epoch etc. They have also installed Muti-Media kiosks that provide detailed information.
Phone no: 0161-2826022
Timings: 9 am to 5 pm
Fees: Adult: Rs. 20 , Students Rs. 10,
Closed on Govt Holidays