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“Good Museum”
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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.
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“Good Museum”
Reviewed February 1, 2014

The museum needs an immediate maintenance overhaul. Its having good collections, very informative to school students.

Visited January 2014
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“Not allowed any bags”
Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

We visited the museum today and found the bronze sculptures amazing and well labelled. The lighting was perfect and they were well organised to make understanding easier. The toilet facilities we're perfectly clean. However, I was distressed to not even be able to take a very small handbag into the museum. This necessitates leaving items such as your money and passport in a nearby vehicle which is obviously not perfect.

Visited January 2014
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Gaborone
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“Needs a serious facelift for this magnificent place”
Reviewed January 14, 2014

Egmore Museum has some rare stuff within its complex. An amazing auditorium, A fantastic collection of Raja Ravi Verma's paintings, very old coins and canon displays and sculptures and also some extinct birds in their zoological musem. However, though they introduced a children's museum during 1993s 94s and gave a face lift for all the centres. This hot shootig spot is losing its charm & glory. Thanks to some poor maintenance, people sitting and eating biryani outside the entrances, unprofessional staff and more.. except for the collections, there is nothing great about the place and i urge the GOVT OF TAMILNADU to step up their act and get this fantastic landmark back to its feet.

Visited December 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Well over 50 percent closed! ”
Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

We had a couple of hours to kill and decided to visit here. It's pretty expensive by Indian standards, or any standards for a very average museum to be honest There is the usual racist dual pricing which annoys more than the actual cost. It's spread over 6 buildings but, when we arrived, 3 were closed 2 for renovation and one for some mystery issue This included the apparently excellent Bronzes. Not only that but within the remaining 3 buildings large sections or whole floors were also closed. One of these is a children's museum so it didn't leave much, only a tiny portion of which was India Specific. There is no information about this either when you arrive or anywhere within the plot which is not particularly easy to navigate. I can't say what it would be like if it was 100 percent open but it would need to be pretty spectacular to make it worthwhile when India has so much more to offer.

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“Thiruppainjili Siva Temple”
Reviewed November 26, 2013

Thiruppainjili Siva Temple is Near by Mannachanallur.
Tiruchy Chathiram Bus Stand to Thiruppainjili 21 k/m distance.
Every one Hour to one Hour is bus available.
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Great Thiruppainjili Sivan Temple.....
Near Temples...
- Kavandampatti Sri Maha Soolini Mariyamman Temple for Near 2 k/m
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- Thiruvasi Temple Near 9 k/m
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Visited November 2013
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