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“history good but dull”
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Government Museum
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This majestic complex comprises six buildings and nearly fifty galleries; the impressive works cross every era and branch of science and art, from zoology and anthropology to puppetry, painting and fibre optic sculpture.
Reviewed January 9, 2013

India is so much history, but museum is like 1940.Very old, not interesting and very dull.
The sculpture, the painting, the type of old language is very interesting and new for us, but it is not shown right.
The chola bronze is excellent work of craftsmen

Thank celia b
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Reviewed December 21, 2012

We didn't get much time to see more than these bronzes, but theitr quality and condition were stunning, with good introductory blurbs. Well worth the visit (if you like museums and bronze sculptures!)

Thank DrOpp
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Reviewed December 15, 2012

My own home city / state museum fell far short of my expectations - possibly because one tends to compare the other museums visited around the country/ world. The upkeep is good and the display is also good - possibly I expect much more

Thank nana16march
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Reviewed December 13, 2012

this museum has ancient sculptures, king's ornaments and weapons used by ancient people,animals in that period..worth spending time!!

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Reviewed December 3, 2012

The museum is ageing and we didn't look at all the parts, went through to the recommended bronzes. I am not a museum person, but when you have a guide that gives the stories, the history of the bronzes, I actually stopped and walked through with some interest. Certainly not for those who want value for money, but an experience I enjoyed. the 200 rupee camera ticket put all other sin the group off, so I was the only one with camera, now to send them all the photos at the end of the trip.

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