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“Ancient Beauty”
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Egmore Museum
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$87.00*
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Small Group Heritage and Architecture Tour of Chennai (Madras)
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Visit the Egmore Museum more for the architecture than the museum itself. Popularly known as the Museum Theatre, it’s one of the better venues for the city's theater performances. Check local listings in newspapers to catch a show. Though the museum houses archaeological, zoological, botanical and geological artifacts, and art and more, it can be given a miss.
Chennai (Madras), India
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“Ancient Beauty”
Reviewed May 2, 2013

Egmore museum is a nice one where you could see sculptures of various centuries, metalic monuments, ancient coins and currencies,very informative zoological museum, kids areas like replicate of Dynosur in size,action and sound. If you are very fond of these then you need atleast 3 hrs to go around. Spacious location. you could see so much of trees, an escape from heat with in the city. Enough of parking and nominal entrance fees. Very famous Connemara Library is in the same campus. Excellent one for book worms.

Visited March 2013
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“Half the sections are closed”
Reviewed April 19, 2013

must see the Ardhanareeswarar statue, most sections are closed for renovation, I was travelling with a foreign group, need loads of up gradation, the toilet is something which should be the priority, shabbily maintained not fit for foreign tourists.

Visited December 2012
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“A good place but very poor maintenance”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

A good place to go .. with lovely artifacts, sculptures in a very green surrounding but very poor maintenance, No proper sanitation, no good restaurants inside.. A great place.. neither the people who visit have value for it or the people who are suppose to be the caretaker. May become a history by itself if not preserved

Visited February 2013
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Chennai (Madras), India
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“A treasure for knowledge seeker”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

The Egmore museum is a treasure for knowledge seeker. Its holds exhibits in various domains and areas. It would take a whole day to finish viewing the museum. The Connimara Library is inside the campus and hold wide variety of books. A must watch place.

Visited September 2012
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“Great place”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

The structure in the picture is oldest auditorium in Chennai and the acoustics inside is so perfect that there is no need for sound amplification. A classy venue which is also part of the Egmore Museum. The zoological area is very interesting.

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