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Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

27 Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700016, India
+91 33 2249 9902
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Oldest museum in India

It is the largest & oldest museum in India, with collections of antiques, fossils, armours... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Pune, India
Must visit museum in india

The indian museum in kolkatta is really biggest museum in india and also one of the oldest. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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27 Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700016, India
+91 33 2249 9902
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is the largest & oldest museum in India, with collections of antiques, fossils, armours, skeleton, stuffed animals, mummy, Mughal Era artifact etc.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The indian museum in kolkatta is really biggest museum in india and also one of the oldest. The museum literally opened my knowledge and interest on geology. Must visit for students of geology all over india. The museum is in heart of the city and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most important place in Kolkata, it is near Esplanade Metro Station towards Park Street. It is the biggest museum of India. photography is strictly prohibitat.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the museum on our last day before we got a night train. It was good to take up some time in the day but seems very unorganized. Many rooms of fossils from different times and skeletons but not many labels or information about...More

Thank Sam L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the museum is under renovation. Artefacts are not properly maintained. Staff are ill-behaved, some proper training needs to be imparted to these creatures.

Thank Being_Saurav
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Those people who love and has interest on history and artifact , can come and visit Indian Museum. Its a very big and special place where you can see lots of great and unique stuff.

Thank _suman1100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good place to visit with family and specially with children as we can peep back our history , near to park streat

Thank ranahemant08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its invertibrate gallery is wonderful and one of the best in the world. Also you might see the Egyptian mummy as well as the skeleton of the big whale.

Thank parthac301
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Indian museum (jadu ghar) is the oldest museum in India, heard from friends that there is 4000 year old mummy in the museum so I decided to visit this place, must visit place in Kolkata specially for school kids, highly recommended.

Thank syed21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had walked passed this museum at least 10 times in last 30 years. I do visit Calcutta at least once in 2-3 years, but was never lucky enough to get a chance to enter this Museum. This time I had made a firm mind...More

Thank anjan s
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Beauty M
10 June 2017|
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Response from Joy_0f_Travelling | Reviewed this property |
Every Monday it is closed. On other days it's open from 10am to 5pm, in winter upto 430pm. And 15th August, 26th January, Holi, Dussera, Diwali are closed days. Enjoy your journey
Adhiraj D
27 March 2017|
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Response from Anchal79 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, closest two wheeler parking is under the flyover. Else, you may park in closeby sudder street.
Arnab Kumar P
9 March 2017|
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Response from indrajit304 | Reviewed this property |
There are no fixed or particular parking spot or place. You may Park the bus beside Museum (Sudder street) or you may go to Sahid Minar parking area. Better ask your driver to stay near to Bus to avoid any traffic problem.