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Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

159 Mahatma Gandhi Rd, Mumbai (Bombay) 400023, India
+91 22 2284 4484
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Designed in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture, this dome-topped museum with a blue and yellow stone facade, has art, architecture and natural history exhibits.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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159 Mahatma Gandhi Rd, Mumbai (Bombay) 400023, India
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+91 22 2284 4484
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We really enjoyed taking an audio tour around this museum on our last day in Mumbai, it has amazing artefacts and the audio tour helps to explain the important exhibits. Well worth spending 2 hours visiting

Thank md0yle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was most pleasantly surprised with my visit to the Museum. The museum is very well curated and maintained spotlessly clean- very different from the decay and layers of dust one encounters in a typical government managed museum in India. The prehistory section was highly...More

Thank rahulsgupta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is easily one of the must see museum's in Mumbai. The architecture of this heritage museum stands out externally and has a vast variety of collection ranging from artefacts, paintings to sculpture. Get the audio guide and immerse into its museum collection.

Thank Timmy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a sucker for museums anyway, this is one of the best in Mumbai. The acrchitecture is spectacular, visitor center well stocked for your visit. Just go.

Thank LuckyJEDI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looks more like a private collection. Not so much deep in the history of the world. The exhibits lack depth. The sculpture gallery is quite good though.

Thank parthakundu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The (CSMVS) formerly the Prince of Wales Museum of Western India is the main museum in Mumbai. It is fairly easy to navigate and they offer an excellent and affordable audio tour which allows you to wander on your own. The museum itself is a...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is worth a visit. Although I've seen many, many buddhist figurines, one here is the most beautiful and unusual. A tiny gold figurine, sitting on a mountainside, that happens to be a chunk of turquoise. This area of mumbai is a nice break...More

Thank TBAA2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely miniature paintings, well-preserved sculptures, tapestries and ceramics. The museum is a gem. The only negative is that the elevator, which still functions, looks even older than the building.

Thank mheitner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You need atlest 2-3 hours if you are a history lover to enjoy this place. A lot of things on display, artificial but life size birds, animals, reptiles, textiles, pottery, crockery, and so much. Just a lovely place with lush green gardens and some really...More

Thank NikhilVashisht
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prince Charles Museum..... old name. is much preferred. but anyways, coming back to the point. boring place. museum is not that good or even authentic. sometimes doubtful or fishy.

Thank Shiraz P
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Namrata K
22 October 2017|
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Response from Anika S | Reviewed this property |
Yes,Monday closed.
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robbzy
5 November 2015|
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Response from Holalkere L |
Yes. it is known popularly known as Manibhavan, it contains all the great collections of Gandhiji.
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iadsouza
30 September 2015|
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Response from Holalkere L |
when worlds great museums have airconditioning. why not this ?
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