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“Some highlights amid the crumbling displays”

Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)
Hua Hin, Thailand
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117 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Some highlights amid the crumbling displays”
Reviewed March 6, 2013

The building and courtyard are impressive. 54 steps in two flights of stairs to the second floor. There are some interesting things to see. Some of the statues are spectacular. The display of rings and bangles removed from a crocodile's tummy was thought provoking even though it had no explanatory note. On the down side the poor stuffed polar bear didn't have a single white hair and the fossil display was so dirty you couldn't recognise anything. Pleasant to sit in the courtyard.

Visited March 2013
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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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20 reviews
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“The largest museum in India...”
Reviewed March 4, 2013

The famous Indian museum is full of things from the past... from extinct animals to an Egyptian mummy it is full of interesting objects...keep some time in your hand as it will take a few hours to properly see all the objects at display .

Visited January 2013
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Chennai (Madras), India
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“history mystery”
Reviewed March 1, 2013

the century old Egyptian mummy, the mysterious large rooms, the zoological & geological eliments.. a good outing for the children as well as adults.

Visited October 2012
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Tabuk, Philippines
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Newseum”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

Far different from our museums back home, we don’t have the zillion year fossils and the jumbo sized bones. Just the building itself tells a story! It’s all new for me. Just a shame because the surroundings were unkempt – bird droppings lined up on a once upon a time grand stairway. A ticket for local will cost 10 INR, but for foreigners it’s 150, plus pay 50 more to be able to take photos. Be sure to come early as the queue is amazingly long. I went on a Sunday. Don't bring any valuable things in your bag. You may deposit your bag at the counter. Indians are full of talents and I believe with Media's help they can tap some of their art curators to come back from abroad and polish the dusty place back into diamonds and gold again.

Visited February 2013
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New York City, New York
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48 reviews
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“worst museum I have ever visited”
Reviewed February 4, 2013

First off they do not let ANY bags. The place looked iffy for checking your bags so we walked back to the hotel to drop everything off before going through it. Besides one exibit that is hard to find because it is hidden away I thought the entire place to be filled with not much at all. It was dusty and not well maintained. The pictures were in the sun or the information regarding it was small typed or missing all together. They had rooms full of stones after stones. The place is a waste of time.

The one exibit worth seeing if you must visit this place is their room of displays of different tribes of India. They display what they would wear/scenery and a map of where they are located. Very interesting. Not worth your time overall though.

Visited January 2013
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