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Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

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It is one of the ideal place to visit on a winter afternoon. Kids will surely enjoy this place. It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Proshakha M

Antique items of different era - with lot of sections & old items. Definitely worth visiting... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Madurai, India
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27 Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Kolkata 700016, India
+91 33 2249 9902
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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.

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

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 30 September 2018

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.

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Reviewed 21 September 2018

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

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Reviewed 19 September 2018

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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Reviewed 15 September 2018

Spent a few hours here. It is a good way to spend a few hours looking at artifacts and fossils. The best part are the stone carvings and the whale skeleton.

Thank Becky F
Reviewed 11 September 2018

the building is fabulous and having been set up in 1814 it is a treasure trove of fabulous things Only wish it was air conditioned and slicker. Spending an hour or two at max is well worth the time spent

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

When you are visiting kolkata near new market on the main road you will find a massive white majestic building compelling you to explore it from inside, that is Indian Museum or Jadu Ghar, one of the oldest museum in India.It has some good collection...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. :)
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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.