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International Dolls Museum

Sector 23B, Chandigarh, India
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Ranked #18 of 42 Attractions in Chandigarh
Type: Specialty Museums
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Dehradun, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

International Dolls Museum in Chandigarh, India is one of the best museums of our country. It houses splendid dolls and puppets gathered from all over the world.It was started in the year 1985 and its main objective was to give some sort of amusement to the children. Dolls picked from all over the world is arranged in various galleries allures... More

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Bangalore, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This place is basically for kids. Nothing impressive, just a bunch of dolls dressed in various Indian and International costumes. Its located in Sector 23 B. Not worth visiting, can skip it if needed. It will take around Rs.40-50 if you take a cycle Rickshaw from Rose Garden. For more details on Chandigarh, visit this blog : http://ultracoolsolitarywanderer.blogspot.in/2014/05/chandigarh-2-3-days.html

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Chennai (Madras), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

the guide books are wrong. the museum is closed on Mondays. it is inside Bal Bhavan. most taxi drivers dont even know of it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Visited first when i was 7. Took my son at 5 he loved this place as much as i did on my first visit. Surprisingly still beautifully maintained...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The International Dolls Museum, located in Bal Bhavan in Sector 24, has a large number of collection of dolls from around the world. The museum was conceived by a Rotarian, Mr. Rajendra K. Saboo, a local industrialist who later became the world president of Rotary International (1991-92). Whenever he travelled abroad, he would bring a pair of dolls in local... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Children will enjoy. The bride collection is beautiful. The dolls are old. If they replace, that it will be nice. Or at least they should be cleaning the dolls regularly. Doll museum - yes. International Doll museum - no. But still children enjoy. The play area outside has old broken slides. Don't even let your child try.

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Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Since children interested in dolls, went there to see. Good display and neatly maintained. Cultures of India nicely brought out. The international section was good. Went through the dress and culture across the world. The description regarding size, dialect, area and capital along with country was very informative.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Date of Visit: 30th Mar 2013 Fees: 10 INR (adult entry), 5 INR (camera) This is a little known place in Sector 23B and it may not be easy to find so I have uploaded a photo of the map for Sector 23 (it's beside the Bal Bhavan, and near the corner facing Sector 23A and Sector 16C). Even for... More

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Panaji, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

You should make it a point to visit this place when in Chandigarh....well maintained and a good experience specially if you are visiting with children

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

This museum has very good display of Dolls from different countries showing different cultures and traditions of world and India. One can learn a lot from Dolls

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