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#20 of 279 Places To Visit in Kolkata
indian museum
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27, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Colootola, New Market Area, Dharmatala, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016, India
+91-33-22861699 +91-9230001451
entry fee
per person for Indian Adults (Baby in arms free)
per person for Foreigners
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Sat, Sun
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Closed on Every Monday, Republic Day ( 26th January), Holi Festival, Independence Day (15th August), Mahatma Gandhiji’s Birthday (2nd October), Dusshera or Vijaya Dashami, Diwali, Id-ul-fitr.
visit duration
1 to 2 hours

about indian museum

Travel back in time, witnessing the beautiful displays that dot the galleries and hallways when you are in Indian Museum in Kolkata. The six sections devoted to art, archeology, anthropology, geology, zoology and industry make this the largest museum in India and one of the largest museums in the world. With its foundation in 1814, the Museum movement started in India and with the passing years from then, it truly got a new fillip and remarkable momentum. Since that time, it has so magically developed and finally culminated into the enriching existence of more than about 400 museums in our country. These sections have interactive computer screens as well which add to the fun factor to learning one can do here.

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Indian Museum traveller reviews

10 Indian Museum reviews
Mohammed Mazher Uddin
Mohammed Mazher Uddin
Indian Museum- kolkata
Jul 01 2014
Hello this museum is located in Kolkata, this museum has a vast area and it has rare collections of antiques, Armour, fossils, skeleton and Egyptian mummies, the best thing which attract me is the full skeleton of prehistoric animals, and their art.
Al Tahira
Al Tahira
Jun 28 2014
Indian Museum is 200 years old and represents the colonial architecture.It has an amazing collection of artifacts dating back to the pliestocene age .It is divided into six sections :archeological ,art ,botany ,zoology ,anthropology and geology.Apart ...... read more