NIMHANS Brain Museum

If you’re interested in the human brain and its functions, the NIMHANS Brain Museum is a must-visit destination for you. Located on the ground floor of the Neurobiology Research Centre in Bengaluru, Karnataka, the Neuropathology Brain Museum is the only one of its kind in India. In this blog post, we’ll provide you with all the information you need to plan your visit to the museum.

nimhans brain museum

Location and Timing:

The NIMHANS Brain Museum is situated at Hosur Main Road, Sattar Layout, Lakkasandra, Laljinagar, Wilson Garden, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029. For the general public, the museum is open on Wednesdays from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm and on Saturdays from 9:30 am to 4 pm, except on holidays and second Saturdays. For NIMHANS employees, the museum is open from 9:30 am to 4 pm on working days. The best way to get directions to the museum is by using Google Maps.

Location Address: Google Map Direction

NIMHANS Brain Museum, Hosur Main Road, Near Wilson Garden, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029

Entry Fee:

The best part about visiting the NIMHANS Brain Museum is that there is no entry fee. Yes, you read that right – it’s absolutely free to explore this fascinating facility.

What to Expect:

The Neuropathology Brain Museum is a popular destination for students, researchers, and tourists interested in the field of neuroscience. During the year, students from 33 colleges visited the museum, and many foreign scientists and dignitaries who came to NIMHANS for scientific collaboration also visited the museum and appreciated the unique collection and display. Additionally, nine reporters from the press and media visited and reported about the Brain Museum in their magazines.
The museum’s unique collection includes the human brain and spinal cord, as well as other parenchymal organs. Visitors are permitted to touch and feel these organs, providing a one-of-a-kind experience. The staff of the Human Brain Bank regularly conducts guided tours of the museum, explaining the nature and importance of the specimens exhibited. The total number of visitors to the museum was 2803 in the last year, and this number is gradually increasing with the growing awareness of the facility in the press, electronically, and on social media.
In addition to visiting the Brain Museum, you may also be interested in learning more about NIMHANS’s neurology and neurosurgery departments. We have provided a list of doctors in these departments, as well as a list of radiology investigations and charges, and hospital bed charges for admitted and OPD patients. If you’re interested in booking an OPD appointment online, we’ve also included a guide on how to do that.


If you’re in Bengaluru and want to explore something unique and fascinating, the NIMHANS Brain Museum is the perfect destination for you. Not only is it free to visit, but it also offers a one-of-a-kind experience that you won’t find anywhere else in India. So plan your visit today, and don’t forget to share your experience with us in the comments below!

NIMHANS Neurology Doctors and NeuroSurgery Doctors List

NIMHANS Radiology Investigations List and Charges