Khajuraho has three museums in the vicinity of the temples in Khajuraho. A.S.I maintains the arcaeological museum near the Matangeshwar temple in the western group of temples, Adivart Tribal and Folk Art Museum is in the Chandela Cultural Complex and Sahu Shantiprasad Jain Kala Sangrahalaya is near the eastern group of temples. Dhubela Museum is on the Jhansi - Khajuraho road and houses artefacts related to Bundela Dynasty.
The Archaeological Museum (ASI), has a small but well-presented collection of sculptures from around Khajuraho near Matangeshwar Temple of western group of temples ticket to the western group of temples, is also the entry ticket for the ASI Museum.
Located in Chandela Cultural Complex Adivart Tribal and Folk Art Museum makes a colourful change from the temples. It gives a peek into Madhya Pradesh’s vibrant tribal culture.
Maharaja Chhatrasal Museum
Dubhela museum is 65 km from Khajuraho on the Jhansi - Khajuraho road. The museum comprises of 8 galleries where various artefacts are on display. The museum houses a wide range of sculptures of the Shakti cult.
Inaugurated in the year 1987 the Jain museum in the eastern complex of temples is also known as Sahu Shantiprasad Jain Kala Sangrahalaya. Jain Museum in Khajuraho has a circular gallery with statues of 24 tirthankars, along with sculptures of yakshis and other figures of Jains.
Khajuraho Dance Festival
Khajuraho dance festival is organised by the Madhya Pradesh Kala Parishad. The dances are performed in the open-air auditorium in front of the Chitragupta Temple. Week long festival of classical dances such as Kathak, Odissi, Kuchipudi, Manipuri and Kathakali are performanced by the best exponents in the field. The Festival is conducted every year in the first week of February
Light and Sound Show
This fascinating Son-et-Lumière a 50 minute Sound and Light show runs in Hindi and in English every evening in the Western complex of Khajuraho temples. Amitabh Bachchan, narrates the story of Khajuraho in his mesmerising voice.