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Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum

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Address: 1377-78, Natu Baug, Pune 411002, India
Phone Number: 91-020-448-2101
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must see in pune

they have recreated mastani mahal. it is a must see place for people interested in indology, archeology and history

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

they have recreated mastani mahal. it is a must see place for people interested in indology, archeology and history

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The collection here depicts the historical artifacts used over centuries in ancient India by Rulers to commoners. the Founder has spent whole life collecting the artifacts and was generous to handover to government. it is one of the biggest attractions for tourists

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Kolkata, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Must visit for anyone who loves to view and takes active interest in objects of bygone days. There are so many things to see and just feel great about. The Mastani Mahal is simply not to be missed besides of course a number of other attractions.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must visit if you have good time in hand. Location-Near Bajirao road.1min walk from main road. What to see-You will find all sort of old and ancient stuff as in any museum this one is in small size compare to other you will find around the world.But when you get know this is a private museum you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An awe inducing One man collection of more than 20,000 objects curated with love and patience over 40 years. The 3 storied building that houses the museum can currently display 2500 objects. Mastani mahal, a part of the residence of the mistress of Bajirao Peshwa has been beautifully recreated. The total collection has a myriad variety of objects right from... More 

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must visit for history buffs. The Museum is located in very crowded place of Pune City. Parking a hassle. However once inside you will be transported to another world. This Museum is a 3 story builiding with each floor being dedicated to various arts & crafts from eras gone by. My personal favorites are the Wood works on Doors... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely one of the important attractions for museum lovers in Pune, but I just wish they included guided tour of this place with knowledgeable guide who could bring all those artifacts alive with interesting stories!

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Thank manish_rc
Kolkata, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Kelkar Museum is the best museum in Pune and surrounding area. You will find a good collection of different sort of collection item in this museum. Must visit place near Pune.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Best collections of Historical collections. A must visit place in city center. Parking is an issue here.

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The museum houses artefacts that speak a lot about the richness, intelligence, craftsmanship and the culture of Maharashtra. Something that is really hard to locate anywhere else.

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