Mardan Museum

Charsadda Road, Mardan

Mardan Museum

Mardan Museum Mardan is usually famous for Gandhara and Buddhist Art, located in Mardan District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. It was established in 1991, under the supervision of Commissioner Mardan Division, Sahibzada Riaz Noor.

Similarly, Mardan Museum has previously displayed gandhara buddha sculpture in a single gallery, but after sometime, they spread their museum galleries in different portions, which has been shown historical items among their visitors in a very good manner.

However, it has offers Gandhara Gallery, Ethnological Gallery, Islamic Gallery. Thus, the total collection of 413 artifacts such as, 258 Gandharan Sculptures, 127 Coins of Kushan, Later Kushan, Hindu Shahi Dynasties, 6 terracotta animal figurines, Traditional Jewelry, Household Objects, Weapons, Embroidery Works and Musical Instruments, Earrings, Ear pendants, Finger Rings, Necklaces, torques, Bangles, Bracelets, Head Ornaments, Shoulder Ornaments in Silver. Moreover, 5 Mercury Containers, 10 Household Objects, 13 Agricultural Tools, Queen Maya Dream, Birth of Siddhartha, Bathing Scene, Worship of the wheel of law, Stupa and Alms Bowl, Buddha with Worshippers and Monks, Wheel of law pose, Garland bearers, Buddha Seated under arches in meditation pose (Dhayana mudra) Corinthian, Persepolitan and Asokan capitals, Broken Architectural Pilasters, Harmika, Dome, Yushthi, Umbrellas, Spacers, Floral and Geometrical decorative elements from Votive and Large stupas, Broken Pedestals with Buddha and Bodhisattava Feet, Broken Hands in different Postures, Figures of Sheep, Lion, Horse, Peacock, Ichthyocentaurs and a seated figure of Ardoksho, A seated Buddha in meditation pose (Dhayana mudra), head of Buddha, Bodhisattva and common folks, and plenty of more items can be found in this marvelous informative museum in details.

From Mardan Museum to Mardan city, it takes time to reach about 750 Km or 5 min drive straight by car.

In daily basis, many tourists, visitors, families, researchers, come here to facilitate with the unique collection of Gandhara and Buddhist Art all the time.

Established Established in 1991


Location Charsadda Road, Mardan
City / Town Mardan
State Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK)
Country Pakistan

Mardan Museum, Charsadda Road, Mardan

Geo Coordinates 34.1968865 °N,    72.0166268 °E
Associated Directorate of Archaeology and Museums, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Official Website

Travelor Instructions

Mardan Museum Visit Timings

  • Monday - Saturday - 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Mardan Museum Map


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