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The museum was a bit renovated. Collections are antique and awesome. Must see for a city tour in... read more

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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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 floor in the Museum. The room contains all necessary information about Egyptian culture.
In the middle of the 1st floor we can see huge collection of Indian Paintings by some master painters which include the painting of R.N Tagore, Abanindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy ...the list is quite long..In the left of this room we will find Mughal Miniature Painting, Pahari Painting and painting from other different schools.
In the right hand side of Ground Floor there is a huge collection of Buddha's and other deities sculpture from different periods across the world which we shouldn't miss at any cost.
In the left hand side there is a exhibition on Human Revolution.
Another interesting fact about the Indian Museum is their vast skeleton collection of different animals including dinosaur, mammoth, blue whale and many more.
It can be a very useful educational tour for the students of Geology cause of their huge collection of rocks and salt.
If u'r in Kolkata we shouldn't miss Visiting the Jadu Ghar. Go, Explore and Enjoy.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

very good for visitng with kids. kids can learn a lot about indian history. more like a heritage place now.

Thank Trail22493234577
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointing visit. Nice building. Steep price of entry for foreigners (500 rs)... 25X price for locals. Not sure where the money goes as it seems no money has been spent in upgrades and maintenance in 75 years. No guided tours, no museum mas, no audio visual guides and poor artifacts descriptions.Too bad... there is a lot to see for those who are interested in building overall knowledge of India.

Thank mguay1958
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Am really impressed with this place. This is the Soo beautiful place. And too many things going on. I personally recommend to all of you please visit this place. It's really good.

Thank Rabi M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was a bit renovated. Collections are antique and awesome. Must see for a city tour in the Land of Joy.

Thank Deepan B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Indian Museum is the earliest and the largest multipurpose Museum in the Asia-Pacific region. It's an iconic institute (almost 200 yrs old ) of world history.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 but expensive (rs 500) for foreigners. Thankfully the kids got in free. Many of the exhibits seem untouched since early last century, but the decrepit, musty air kind of adds to the charm! Kids loved the huge gallery of taxidermied animals and the Egyptian mummy.

Thank Sophie B
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