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Address: Sector 23B, Chandigarh, India
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It was the brainchild of Rotary Club of Chandigarh to setup an International Dolls Museum in the city. One of the senior Rotarians, who later became the world president of Rotary... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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39 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Went searching for the place base on reviews. At the gate the watch man did not know that the complex houses the museum. The sign board displayed timmings but the place was locked and it would appear that it had not been opened or visited ever. Avoid , avoid and avoid

Thank Kartik54
Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

The International Dolls Museum in Sector 23 of Chandigarh has an interesting collection of dolls and puppets from all over the world covering the variant art of more than 25 countries. The Indian section of the dolls is another attraction of the museum. They are dressed with the attires worn by people of different states. The museum is closed on... More 

Thank Frontiermail
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

It was the brainchild of Rotary Club of Chandigarh to setup an International Dolls Museum in the city. One of the senior Rotarians, who later became the world president of Rotary International, Mr Rajendra K. Saboo, initiated the project and started asking his friends from abroad and those from Chandigarh travelling abroad, to bring back at least one doll as... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Located in a quaint corner, you need to go around to locate the place. But the visit will be worth it, with dolls from all around the world on display.

Thank dasbikash
New Delhi, Delhi, India
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84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The meuseum houses range of dolls with entry fee being nominal. Good to spend time and roam around for a change.

Thank kanc28
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

It has dolls from all around the world, up to about 70 years old. It's a good place for a half day visit with children. And it's quite interesting for adults too. It;s a shame that the UK exhibition is so pathetic.

2 Thank 38sally
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I am completely appalled with this so called Doll House. The tickets sild to us were 10 times costlier. The ticket mentioned INR 2.00 and the lady charged INR 20.00.. Money is never an issue if we get its worth. The doll house was so unkempt. ..there was dust on all the dolls. The dolls barely resemblanced any country they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Russian Nesting Dolls, Matryoshka, or Dutch dolls with wooden shoes are some of the exciting cultural beauties that excite the children. International Dolls Museum in Chandigarh's Bal Bhavan in Sector 23, hosts a large number of dolls from around the globe. This was a project that Rotary Club of Chandigarh started way back in 1984-85, when one of the Rotarians,... More 

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Chandigarh, India
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158 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

The doll museum is a nice place, a lovely concept but it needs a lot of maintainence & upgradation. Young children will enjoy the place. Worth going once for the experience. Hopefully they will add More dolls And spend some time & money on upgrading the place soon. But do check it out at least once especially if you have... More 

2 Thank charru
Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The place houses dolls from diferrent countries with their beautiful costumes. In the back ground information about that countery is shown. Apart from dolls they are showing picture stories from famous epics . Another interesting thing on display is brides from different states of India in their traditional wedding dresses. Over all a good experience for young children. They have... More 

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