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Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

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Nice place to learn but revamping is required

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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27 Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700016, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was amazed to see the collection of fossil and many more arctitectural artifacts in the museum. However, certainly the museum need complete revamping. I have visited Chicago museum and seen the how they are taking care of things and organising various themes, movies and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum offers you the splendid experience of viewing some of the rare pieces of the historical importance the the artifacts displayed stunning . The different section on each floor contain the treasure trove of the history . The four stories high building itself is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated in New Market area and very much connected with public transportation. The building hint you the European history and inside the building lash green field will attract you. Must visit place for first time travellers.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The famous museum in Kolkata, Whenever planning to visit Kolkata must to visit Indian museum. Most historical, biological, cultural story you can find..

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank PinakiBrata
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need many days visit to know this treasure of historical wealth. We spent a few hours and we were amazed by the collection. A must visit place for any tourist,researcher,historians, students and teachers. We can learn and gain a lot. We have to come...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a very good collection of artifacts. you would gather a good knowledge about the past through your visit to the museum.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tibet T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

busloads of people and the place is littered but the exhibits are good and informative. the animals secion could use some love. some of the stuffed animals look positively hillarious

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Neil R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You want to take children aged 10-15 this is the place. It is a bit different than the usual placed we take children. It's educative yet fun. Dwelve into history and see artifacts. There is a huge open Green space where you can enjoy.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

This museum has got some of the most fabulous items. We didn't like the archaeological things but rest of the historical objects were definitely worth to visit. We stayed about 2 hours and noticed that museum isn't maintained very well but collection is priceless. Good...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

the way items are displayed is simple. Some more information on some exhibits would have been useful. That said it's lovely to get a feel for some of the history of India away from the buildings and temples, The arches around the green open space...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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November 27, 2018|
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Response from Jennifer L | Reviewed this property |
Most hotels will also allow you to keep bags there even after checkout. Can then get uber to museum with no hassle of bags.
Jack C
April 21, 2018|
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As expected for foreigners. Thanks for the answers. Will visit there on November. :)