Virasat-e-Khalsa, the state-of-the-art museum in Punjab, has now added yet another feather in its cap. It got listed in the annual reference book, World Book of Records, for registering massive footfall of visitors in a single day. As per reports, March 20 witnessed a footfall of 20569 visitors at the museum.
Punjab Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister Charanjit Singh Channi received the award from the delegates of the World Book of Records, and the delegates specially travelled to attend the Inaugural Day ceremony that was being held here on Monday.
Attending the ceremony, Channi said that this is the fourth back to back award that has been bestowed on Virasat-e-Khalsa this year for the record footfall, coming close on the heels of its listing in the Limca Book of Records, India Book of Records, Asia Book of Records, and the award of Certificate of Excellence announced by a popular travel website.
He also mentioned that the museum celebrated the double delight in collaboration with schools, colleges, and the public by organising multiple events like the 2nd half-marathon, cultural programs, educational competitions, and by planting 550 saplings in its lawns and backyards and lawns under the tag 550 Rukh Guru Nanak de Naam.
The museum is one of the world’s largest historical and cultural museum dedicated to a single community. As you wander across the campus, you would get to see how the museum transports you to the riveting journey of 550 years of Sikh history via its 27 galleries.
Open for six days a week, you can plan to visit the Virasat-e-Khalsa museum from 10 AM to 4:30 PM.