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Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

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Good collection need to be maintained

My first visit to Kolkata city. Planned to visit Indian Museum as I heard that it has very good... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Chennai, India
Knowledge Bank

So many things and so many information. It a big museum. Very informative. I enjoyed to visit the... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Riaz A
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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27 Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Kolkata 700016, India
+91 33 2249 9902
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Another heritage sight in Kolkata, it has preserved worldwide history in mere acres. The curating has been done with sheer perfection!

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Nice place to visit with elder and younger members of family and ideal for fruitful time pass. No one feels bore

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

A grand old building that's in need of some love. Some of the exhibits don't seem to have been touched for a century - the taxidermied birds were covered in dust so all appeared to be a uniform shade of sludge, even the parrots. The...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Only the biggest and oldest museums in the country, Indian Museum dates back to 1800s They have everything, from fossils, insects, human evolution, Marines to textiles and paintings. They allow cameras but not backpacks but have a cloak room. The textile and Egyptian gallery is...More

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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

It's a place where u can find all the antique things. It's the Asia's largest museum located at park street,kolkata.. everyone should visit here once..

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Heard a lot about the museum but was disapointed with the quality of display. Except the Egypt Gallery, rest are very normal and I have visited much better museum like Salar Jung in India and others abroad.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

My first visit to Kolkata city. Planned to visit Indian Museum as I heard that it has very good collection. The museum is located in the main area of the city and visit was excellent. Had various collections , rather say treasures from the past....More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

So many things and so many information. It a big museum. Very informative. I enjoyed to visit the coin collection. Wish i had those coins.

Thank Riaz A
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the visit. It is a hot place. The archeological relics from India include some extremely cool stone carved panels and figures. We were happy we went to this one. That gallery was the most impressive. Some were not impressive at all and some...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 25 April 2018

You have collection of coins, ancient statues, birds and animal from across the globe. You will get to see about the human evolution

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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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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.