Indian Museum

27, Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Park Street area, Kolkata, West Bengal-700016 Phone: +91-33-2286-1702/2286-1699 Average Price: $ 0 per person


The Indian Museum  is the largest museum in India and has rare collections of antiques, armour and ornaments, fossils, skeletons, mummies, and Mughal paintings. It was founded by the Asiatic Society of Bengal in Kolkata (Calcutta), India, in 1814. It has six sections comprising thirty five galleries of cultural and scientific artifacts namely Art, Archaeology, Anthropology, Geology, Zoology and Economic Botany. This multipurpose Institution with multidisciplinary activities is being included as an Institute of national importance in the seventh schedule of the Constitution of India. It is one of oldest museums in the world. Entry Fee-$ 150 per person for Foreigners.
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