Mother's Wax Museum, Kolkata (Calcutta)

Tour larger than life figures at Mother's Wax Museum, India’s first wax museum located in an unconventionally shaped modern building in New Town. Mingle with wax images of Indian national heroes and celebrities and get a close up view of Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Mother Theresa, Diego Maragona and Spiderman. Dressed in their original attire, these well-done statues provide a great photo opportunity but you can actually do this with the idols in their respective setting like read a book with Tagore or sit on a presidential chair. A well-lit futuristic blue glass wall in the lobby has a collection of famous sayings for which these grandees are known for. The museum has two bonsai gardens with cafeterias on each side. Before you head to Kolkata (Calcutta), plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Kolkata (Calcutta) trip planning tool , to make sure you see all that Kolkata (Calcutta) has to offer, including Mother's Wax Museum.
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  • Its Kolkata's Wax museum which has all the famous celebrity either related or connected to Bengal.. If you compare it with Madame Tussaud's it's really poor , But it's nice to have one in Kolkata, Hop...  more »
  • This Museum is located right opposite to the Eco Park in the New town Area. The entrance fee is 200 rupees per person and I went there along with a friend. Some of the wax statues looked real where as...  more »
  • The most unique statues of historic and current world figures. No wonder it has had a footfall in lakhs within a short time of its opening. MWM 2 has also come up because of the success of MWM. What m...  more »
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  • View from the bonsai garden is great. Otherwise below average standard. Wax statues have almost nil resemblance to their celeb counterparts. Exorbitant entry fee. Needs a great deal of improvement to draw the crowd.
  • This place is great. The wax statues are simply amazing and prepared it to perfection. Entry fee is Rs. 200. Worth amount. Definately go and visit this art place Video recording is prohibited. Take a low light camera with you.
  • It has a very good collections of wax statues of some of the great Indian personalities. Most of the statues' qualities are very good. Only few are not up to the mark. But still a very good museum. A must visit place in the city.
  • Its totally amazing. You can take photographs with your dream heroes and models and some cartoons characters and many more. Good place to visit very exciting and many more
  • Went in skeptical but this place completely surprised me. They have a decent set of wax figures all well done and lifelike. Don't miss the stellar view of eco park at their rooftop cafe.

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