Indian Museum is one of the most Imperial Museum of India, which was built from the colonial era. This museum is the oldest and largest in India and the 9th oldest museum in the world.
In this museum you will find many rare collections like Antiquities, Armor and Ornaments, Fossils, Skeletons, Mummies and Mughal Paintings, and many more things.
This museum was established in the year 1814 under the stewardship of Nathaniel Wallich.
Inside the Indian Museum, you will find 6 sections, which are divided into 35 galleries. These 6 sections are namely Indian art, archaeology, anthropology, geology, zoology and economic botany.
There can be no better place to know the old history of India. This is the best place for people of all ages to learn about Indian culture and history.
Due to being the biggest museum of India, people from all over India come here to visit this museum. Every day there is a crowd here.
The Indian Museum is a great place to visit during the weekend.
Due to this museum being in the center of Kolkata City, it is crowded all the time.
Location: 27, Jawaharlal Nehru Rd, Fire Brigade Head Quarter, New Market Area, Dharmatala, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016
Price: For Adults INR 50/- and Children above 5 yrs INR 20/-
Timing: 10 am to 5 pm (Monday Closed and All National Holidays)
Best Time to Visit: December to February