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Gargoti - The Mineral museum

Gargoti - The Mineral museum is also known as the Sinnar museum. The Sinnar museum is one of the most famous museums in Nashik. 
The museum is a beautiful and unique collection of minerals.


Nashik District, Maharashtra, India.


Gargoti Mineral Museum was built by Mr Krishna Chandra Pandey. It is a giant collection enriched with precious mineral stones of unique kinds. The Gargoti Museum is a private institution and includes the collection of mineral structures of the earth such as rocks, crystals of various shapes and colours that can fascinate our attraction. The museum building is divided into two floors for the exploration of the collection of unique minerals. The museum has got recognition with the achievements of the various prestigious awards like ‘Pride of India’, ‘Saraswati Puraskar’, ‘Sinnar Gaurav Award’. The brown floor displays ‘The prestige’ gallery and the 1st floor has a collection of ‘The Minerals From Deccan Plateau’. 


Sinnar Museum is in Sinnar city near Saraswati river.Sinnar Museum is in Sinnar city near Saraswati river.


The average annual temperature here is 24.1 degrees Celsius.
Winters are extreme in this region, and the temperature goes as low as 12 degrees Celsius. 
The sun is very harsh during summers. This region gets more rain during summer than winters. The temperature during summer goes above 30 degrees Celsius.
The average annual rainfall is around 1134 mm. 

Things to do

Museum itself is an interesting tour of the unique world of mineral structures. One can even buy beautiful products like jewellery, small or big statues and various handicrafts. 

Nearest tourist places

●    Aishwareshwar temple (4.5 KM)
●    Gondeshwar temple (5.8 KM)
●    Vantage point (10.2 KM)
●    Malegaon Forest garden (15 KM)
●    Tahakari temple (35 KM)

Special food speciality and hotel

Nashik city is famous for grapes. One can enjoy various snacks like Bhel, Chivda and even some sweets. Being famous for grapes, one can enjoy wine here.

Accommodation facilities nearby & Hotel/ Hospital/Post Office/Police station

Many restaurants around the museum serve basic meals.

The nearest police station is Sinnar city police station. (5.8 KM)

Shivai Hospital is the nearest hospital to the museum. (5.5 KM)

Visiting Rule and Time, Best month to visit

●    The museum opens at 10:00 A.M and closes at 10:00 P.M. 
●    The museum is open on all days of the week.
●    The entry fee is ₹100 per person.  

Language spoken in area 

English, Hindi, Marathi.