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Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

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the indian museum has a lot of old and rare artifacts and sculptures. it is a good places to visit... read more

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Anand A
A very relevant visit

Biggest museum in asia , the building itself is a marvel... Holds everything u can think of Coins... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Isha C
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27 Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Kolkata 700016, India
+91 33 2249 9902
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All reviews egyptian mummy natural history great collection stuffed animals blue whale coin collection various sections park street metro station interesting exhibits large collection on display entry fee couple of hours must visit place historical place the heart of the city nice place
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Reviewed yesterday

the indian museum has a lot of old and rare artifacts and sculptures. it is a good places to visit in kolkata.

Thank Anand A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Biggest museum in asia , the building itself is a marvel... Holds everything u can think of Coins, excavations, a live mummy, live remains of elephant tiger and what not... Textiles, fishes, stones everything.. must visit for all those who yearn to learn..

Thank Isha C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Honestly I went here with low expectations, knowing that my 4 and 5 year old boys have limited patience for museums. However, the impressive architecture and wide range of exhibits kept them captivated for well over an hour. The museum is cheap for Indian nationals...More

Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is one of the ideal place to visit on a winter afternoon. Kids will surely enjoy this place. It has a very good collection and some very rare items. It is very interesting and a must visit. The ticket price is 20 INR.

Thank Proshakha M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Antique items of different era - with lot of sections & old items. Definitely worth visiting & spending more than an hour in it.

Thank kk8322
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i found it boring, it is not maintained properly the govt. could have done more but its not as attractive as it seems

Thank namesak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not every antique attracts me but here the armoury and the mommy of Tutankhamen does attract me a lot. Wonderful place, almoist 200 years ago it gort built and still carrying the history along with it.

Thank SounakP3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the museum to get out of the heavy rain. Sadly, it is very dated,and it has not changed much in the last 70 years. The exibits are old and I was charged 500 rupees,(about £5), whilst locals can get in for 20 rupees...More

Thank blackpoolsteve2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Variety of exhibitions of stones, statues, coins, bones and dinosaurs and much more. Nice lawn inside of museum.

Thank K S
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The largest and the oldest museum in India, this place charms the young and the old alike. There is no better place to get the kids started with history. The Egypt section is particularly exciting and the mummy is rare and unique. If lucky, you...More

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Jack C
22 April 2018|
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As expected for foreigners. Thanks for the answers. Will visit there on November. :)
Shibnath C
6 January 2018|
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Response from Sarbanii | Reviewed this property |
No parking is available as, its on the main road. Travelling in Ola / Uber / shared taxi / Hired car preferred. As the location is well connected, there are ample choices of reaching to any destination from there.