B M Jalan Museum

Welcome to the B M Jalan Museum, affectionately known as PPP – Planet Patna Patter. Our museum is dedicated to the rich history of Patna, India, spanning from 1904 to 1970, and its vibrant international network of trade and friendship. Dive into our galleries showcasing a treasure trove of artifacts, photographs, and stories that bring this era to life. But our journey doesn’t stop there. Immerse yourself in our cultural podcasts, engaging talks, and exciting events that delve deeper into the heritage and traditions of Patna. Whether you’re a history enthusiast or simply curious about the past, we invite you to plan your visit and embark on an unforgettable exploration of history and culture at B M Jalan Museum.

Our Mission


Safeguarding Patna's historical artifacts and narratives for posterity.


Empowering visitors with knowledge and insights into Patna's rich history and cultural significance.


Creating immersive experiences that captivate and inspire visitors to connect with Patna's heritage.



Historical Discovery

Unveiling a hidden gem from Rai Bahadur Radha Krishna Jalan's archives: an invitation to the Hardinge Park garden party for the Prince of Wales in 1921,

Remembering Armistice

Delve into the historical accounts of Armistice Day celebrations at Danapur Cantonment, where St Luke’s Church stood as a beacon of community gatherings