List of Kolkata Museums

Museums in Kolkata

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Victoria Memorial, Kolkata
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6.2 / 7 1
146 Ratings & 88 Reviews
The most famous landmark and tourist attraction of Kolkata is the Victoria Memorial hall. Built in 1921, this monument was designed by Sir William Emerson, a famous architect from the then British Empire. Sprawling over an area of 64 acres of land, the Victoria Memorial is... Read More »
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Indian Musuem, Kolkata
Rank 7
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6.1 / 7 1
27 Ratings & 14 Reviews
Established in 1814 the Kolkata Indian Museum is the largest museum of the country. The museum was founded by a botanist from Denmark, Dr. Nathaniel Wallich. There are over 60 galleries in the museum that has on display several artefacts and prehistoric objects. All the... Read More »
"Heart touching feeling in Kolkata."1 month ago "Best 1"Jul 27, 2016
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Birla Industrial and Technological Museum, Kolkata
Rank 18
Ranked 18 of 772
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5.7 / 7 1
13 Ratings & 6 Reviews
Located on the crossing of the Gurusaday Road, the first Science and Technology Museum, Birla Industrial Museum Kolkata was established in the year 1959. It was started with the aim to foster the masses, the popularity of Science and technology by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first... Read More »
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Mother's Wax Museum, Kolkata
Rank 43
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6.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
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Netaji Bhawan, Kolkata
Rank 47
Ranked 47 of 772
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5.8 / 7 1
7 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Netaji Bhawan or Netaji's Residence, is a memorial of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. It is housed at 38/2, Lala Lajpat Rai Road (Elgin Road). Managed by the Netaji Research Bureau, Netaji Bhawan has a museum, archives and library.Netaji Bhawan was the ancestral house of Subhas... Read More »
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Asiatic Society, Kolkata
Rank 48
Ranked 48 of 772
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6.1 / 7 1
8 Ratings & 2 Reviews
The Museum of the Asiatic Society is considered a main storehouse of information regarding the rich history of the land. The museum was established in 1814 and houses a large collection of manuscripts, paintings, sculptures, coins, bronzes and inscriptions. The famous... Read More »
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State Archaeological Museum, Kolkata
Rank 49
Ranked 49 of 772
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6.1 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 2 Reviews
The State Archaeological Museum of Kolkata is located in Behala Bazaar.This museum houses a collection of rare items belonging to the early, middle and late stone ages collected from many heritage sites. Established in 1962, this museum houses an array of objects ranging from... Read More »
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Gurusaday Museum, Kolkata
Rank 76
Ranked 76 of 772
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5.8 / 7 1
4 Ratings & 1 Review
One of the most popular art museums in Kolkata is the Gurusaday Museum, which is located at Diamond Harbour Road. Sri Gurusaday Dutta - a futurist art connoisseur, who worked as an Indian Civil Servant, established this museum. The Gurusaday Museum houses Dhokra crafts,... Read More »
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Sabarna Sangrahashala, Kolkata
Rank 85
Ranked 85 of 772
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5.5 / 7 1
6 Ratings & 2 Reviews
The unique museum of Sabarna Roy Choudhury family is known as Sabarna Sangrahashala. It is located in Barisha and was established in 2003. The Sabarna Roy Choudhury Paribar Parishad developed the museum to cater the needs of research scholars and students and to create... Read More »
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Jawahar Shishu Bhawan, Kolkata
Rank 89
Ranked 89 of 772
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Jawahar Shishu Bhawan or Nehru Children’s Museum is the best place for children. This was the brainchild of visionary Late. Shri Jugal Srimal, who initiated this museum from 1972, as an effort to let children learn while they play. This “Play Way” method is... Read More »
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Rabindra Bharati University Museum, Kolkata
Rank 93
Ranked 93 of 772
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Rabindra Bharati Museum, situated in Jorashanko Thakurbari (house of Tagores) near Girish Park on Chittaranjan Avenue, is a part of the Rabindra Bharati University of Kolkata. Rabindranath Tagore was born and brought up here and he breathed his last here. His grandfather... Read More »
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Ashutosh Museum of Indian Art, Kolkata
Rank 94
Ranked 94 of 772
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6.0 / 7 1
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Ashutosh Museum of Indian Art is located in the Centenary Building inside the campus of Kolkata University. The museum is named after Bengal Tiger Sri Ashutosh Mukherjee.Established in 1937, this museum has a played a major role in preserving art, culture and heritage of the... Read More »
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Ahuja Art Museum, Kolkata
Rank 105
Ranked 105 of 772
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Amrapali, Kolkata
Rank 110
Ranked 110 of 772
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Amulya Pratnashala, Kolkata
Rank 112
Ranked 112 of 772
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Anthropological Survey Of India, Kolkata
Rank 115
Ranked 115 of 772
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Art Industry Museum, Kolkata
Rank 121
Ranked 121 of 772
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Art Museum, Kolkata
Rank 122
Ranked 122 of 772
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Birla Children'S Museum, Kolkata
Rank 175
Ranked 175 of 772
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