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the way items are displayed is simple. Some more information on some exhibits would have been useful. That said it's lovely to get a feel for some of the history of India away from the buildings and temples, The arches around the green open space...More
Few important tips to visit
1. You can put your luggage under the security if it is not too big at specific location adjacent to entrance. They kept my back pack and a trolley bag with out any cost.
2. Make sure that you have...More
Address: 27, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Park Street, Kolkata.
Founded in 1814. Every single gallery is amazing. My personal favorites were the Bharhut remains of a 2000 year old stupa railing; the Gandhara sculptures, Archaeology, the botanical collection (begun in 1901 with over 15,000...More
I absolutely loved this place. I am a history buff in general and I was amazed by their collections ranging from fossils to old coins. I will definitely recommend this place if you are staying or visiting Kolkata.
Hopping through a museum is like figuratively going back in time and visiting the prehistoric era. It is like moving in reverse, to the Palaeolithic eons, to human discovering fire, however with the same innate inquisitiveness and thrill. The reminiscence of visiting a new place...More
The place has a large variety of different artifacts. It is so huge, that to explore everything in detail, you'll need atleast a day to cover everything. But you can skim through everything in about an hour or so. Worth visiting.
Indian Museum of Kolkata is perfect place for the explorers.
It includes huge ranges of historical to geological to cultural items collections. Some of them are really very rare.
But my favourite one is the collection of Egyptian Mummy in the rightest corner of 1st...More