With a theme of music, Melody World Wax Museum is one of the popular sightseeing places of the city. Located only 3 km away from Mysore Maharaja Palace, A heritage building of Mysore, the building of this museum is said to be more than 90 years old.
Melody Wax Museum is the result of unwavering hard work of an IT professional named Shreeji Bhaskaran. Bangalore based, Shreeji Bhaskaran conceptualised and developed this museum which was started in the month of October 2010.
Exhibits at Melody World Wax Museum / Melody World This wax museum is consisted of 19 galleries with each gallery presenting a unique experience of the world of music and arts. An approximate of 300 musical instruments, both Indian instruments and western instruments have been displayed here. The music instruments showcased here at the museum belong to various eras, ranging from traditional ones to the modern as well as indigenous music instruments depicting tribal music. It also has about 110 life size wax statues. Along with this, a few of the exhibitions here at the wax museum Mysore are of social significance. For instance, a few statues here throw light on the issue of growing gap between the rich and poor in society. There is also a statue of erstwhile Mysore Maharaja, Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar, which is indeed a special attraction among visitors. Time: 9.30 AM to 7 PM(All Days). Entry fee: Rs.30 per person. Still camera: Rs.10.
Location: Siddhartha Layout, Mysuru