Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai

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Learn about Indian cultural heritage in a refined setting with all the splendor and pomp of the British raj at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, an important museum and cultural center. Established in 1922, the museum holds a collection of around 50,000 artifacts, the vast majority of which pertains to Indian history and the many cultures, societies, schools of thought, and religions that have made the country what it is today. Take time to explore the three main sections on art, archaeology, and natural history, each giving you a taste of an important aspect of Indian national heritage. To plan Mumbai vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • Formerly known as the Prince of Wales Museum, this is a beautiful building with an amazing collection of art and artifacts. I only wish we had had more time to visit!  more »
  • Even if you are not interested in history, you will be trapped here once entered. Well arranged museum displays a lot of ancient history items, stuffed animals, birds etc will steal your mind. The...  more »
  • My wife and I walked to the Museum from our hotel, using the hotel map. It was a flat walk and easy to do, especially after we learnt how to cross roads in India. We happily paid the foreigners...  more »
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  • Great place if you love history. Well maintained. The children's museum is a good addition. Had been planning to visit it for long. Kiddo enjoyed the books, toys and small activities there. There is a place where kids can get coins pressed, which seemed to be a hit with most young visitors being really happy that they get to use the machine to make the coins.
  • This museum has loads of offerings on display. It's quite very historic and antique along with the monument itself. You will have to reserve your whole day if you want to explore it fully. I visited this place in just ₹10 back in 2006 but just then entry charges were skyrocketed to ₹65 in 2013 and who knows what are they charging now?
  • Great place with plenty of amazing artifacts. Could spend the entire day here and still wouldn't be able to appreciate everything this place has to offer. Paintings exhibition was especially to my liking. Offers available for college students so a good place to come with your friends if you're a college student. Sculptures, ornaments, weapons all were amazing and good info provided through cheap audio guides. Special activities like creating your own drawings in the paintings exhibition is available along with other fun activities.
  • It's a well known historic place. If you are planning to go here then you can go without any tension. Inside this you will be seeing a museum comprising of the ancient antiques and clothes of Tipu Sultan and many more ancient things. The tickets are easily accessible and very cheap. You can easily afford the tickets. You will be proud of our course by seeing all that ancient stuff.
  • It's another beautiful place for art lovers. One of the biggest museum in Mumbai. A must visit place. The entry fee is around 100 rupees for foreign visitors it's 500 Indian rupees. There is small cafeteria on ground floor. Guides are available.

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