“Preserving the past is like keeping alive the curiosity”. Starting with the powerful quote that is justified by museums the best and let the future know the past history of anything has the significance of speciality that attracts an abundant number of individuals to peek out in past and try to understand the livelihood of the the-then era.
India amongst the countries that believe to let the past live in the present and flourish through museums and other means. Art and artefact are the dwellers of the museums that take you to the creative world. And, one of the creative and revolutionary things that happened in the gone era, is commuting resources in India.
From man-forced Palanquins to motor vehicles, India has a vast history of commuting resources and these museums have beautifully preserved to represent in the public domain.
With the advent of the motor car by Karl Benz in 1886 from Germany, soon India also witnessed its first motor vehicle in 1897 when a resident of Calcutta brought the first car to India. Within the span of a year, four cars were brought to Bombay and one of them was owned by Jamshedji Tata.
The royal personalities and kingdom holders have always been curious to bring something innovative to the land of India. Though the evidence is blurry, it is said that It was the Maharaja of Patiala who imported the First Motor Car into India in 1892. This was a tricar from De Dion-Bouton with three tyres powered by steam.
Let’s take a look at how motor history has been preserved in these prominent museums of India.
Passion speaks louder than anything! The quote is completely given justice by Mr Tarun Thakral who is the owner of the Heritage Transport Museum of Haryana. His sole motive to preserve Indian Heritage Transport has bestowed us with a beautiful and creative museum that is “Aww to Explore”.