11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 am - 5:00 pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
Museum tour, events, shows.
Rs 20 for Indians, Rs 500 for foreigners
October to March
Families, Couples, Friends, Solo
34 out of 214 attractions in Kolkata

Indian Museum (Jadu Ghar)

Founded by Asiatic Society of Bengal in the year 1814, this is the oldest as well as the largest multipurpose museum in India. There are six sections and around thirty galleries that house artefacts that display the historic richness of the country in archaeology, geology, anthropology, botany, zoology, and more. This is a round building with a fountain seating arrangement in the middle. It makes for a great place to enjoy some time with family and kids.