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Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

27 Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700016, India
+91 33 2249 9902
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“Amazing” Great collection of drift wood sculptures. Its great to see someone with so much passion... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
George C
It's magical

Kolkata's history of pride & heritage belongs to this Indian museum called"jaadu ghar".The indian... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2017
subhrajit p
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27 Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700016, India
+91 33 2249 9902
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

“Amazing” Great collection of drift wood sculptures. Its great to see someone with so much passion for transforming a drift wood into unique pieces of sculptures. A must see destination for anyone visiting Kumarakom !!

Thank George C
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

Kolkata's history of pride & heritage belongs to this Indian museum called"jaadu ghar".The indian museum is the largest & oldest museum of india and has rare collections of antiques,armour and ornaments,fossils,mummies and mughal paintings.It was founded by the asiatic society of bengal in 1814.You will...More

Thank subhrajit p
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately many exhibits not maintained or closed for renovation. Entry fee 500 rupees for foreigners and only 20 for nationals. That's a huge difference in entry fees. Disappointed with exhibition

Thank Georgette M
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

With so much of nostalgia, we went back to our Indian museum for revisiting old days. Time has changed so the museum. The artifacts have been kept so carelessly. Most of them are not in good shape . Animal rooms are disappointing. The embryology section...More

Thank drprapa
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Ancient museum. Has a famous mummy and skeletons of dynasaurs. You can buy replicas of art nowadays. Not very well maintained but houses some very old art and artifacts. Not a must visit but you can visit if you are bored and have lots of...More

Thank HwenTsang
Reviewed March 6, 2017

It is a place to see older generation.You can many items of British.Many old statue.20/- for indians & 500/- for foreigners.

Thank Soumo Y
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Recently the museum celebrated its bicentennial anniversary and is getting better and better. It houses the oldest Egyptian mummy in India, and is the one attraction most people come to see. It's within the city's Centre but still most people never visit it. It's worth...More

Thank Akash P
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

From British empire it's carrying the heritage of kolkata, students families tourists mainly visit to grow knowledge and history

Thank subrata c
Reviewed March 3, 2017

It is the most beautiful place for visitors or travellers.This is the Home of ancient history.You can see all types of old material and know about this.A beautiful park in front of this museum.You visit this room with your all family members.It attract all types...More

1  Thank Sudhanshu S
Reviewed March 3, 2017

It is the largest and oldest museum of India. It has a very rare and precious collections of fossils, antiques, stone scultures, ancient paintings, mummies...... It whispers the history of the ancient India. It is a worth visiting place for every intellectual tourist.

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Beauty M
June 9, 2017|
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Response from Joy_0f_Travelling | Reviewed this property |
Every Monday it is closed. On other days it's open from 10am to 5pm, in winter upto 430pm. And 15th August, 26th January, Holi, Dussera, Diwali are closed days. Enjoy your journey
Adhiraj D
March 27, 2017|
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Response from Anchal79 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, closest two wheeler parking is under the flyover. Else, you may park in closeby sudder street.
Arnab Kumar P
March 9, 2017|
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Response from indrajit304 | Reviewed this property |
There are no fixed or particular parking spot or place. You may Park the bus beside Museum (Sudder street) or you may go to Sahid Minar parking area. Better ask your driver to stay near to Bus to avoid any traffic problem.