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Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, Pune

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Visit Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum to witness a part of the staggering amount of artifacts and objects collected by a local doctor. Dinkar G. Kelkar started collecting objects in the 1920s, and went on to found the museum 1962 in memory of his son Raja who died at the age of seven. Admire the vast array of relics, mostly from the 18th and 19th centuries, with origins from all over India. See artworks, decorative items, utensils, musical instruments, and a multitude of other pieces that form the eclectic display. To visit Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum on your holiday in Pune, and find out what else Pune has to offer, use our Pune vacation trip planner.
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  • The Museum of the 18th century antiques main. Foreign rates in paid 200 rupees. Wasn't expecting too much, but in pretty sights. From the various statues of the Hindu God, utensils of the time until glimpse into the history of India is best.
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  • Kelkar museum is among India's best private museums and far better than most government ones. It is a humble red bungalow in narrow by-lanes of Shukrawar Peth road, best accessed by auto or bike. Tip ...  read more »
  • This is a very old museum build by Mr. Kelkar which has a good collection of various historical artifacts,coins and documents. Situated in busy area of Pune,this museum is nice place to witness Indian...  read more »
  • An adorable little museum with a theme for each floor. A short visit takes you through a few floors, each dedicated to a different theme: garments, kitchen, weapons, musical instruments and more. The best part comes at the end of the visit when you enter a replica of the court settings in which Mastani must have danced for Bajirao. Mastani was the Muslim paramour of a Hindu Maratha feudal lord. It's a bit hard to locate if you're new to town but worth the effort.
  • Collection of diiferent city... Mstani mahal... Simply great... Visit at least once...
  • Its just a waste of time and money. Only few antiques looked real else everything orher seemed to be purchased by some chor bazaar. They are making fools of general public. Charges Rs.50 per person and camera charges are extra. Would not recommend anyone to go
  • Excellent museum. Music section is damn good. All other sections are also really good. It takes 2 hrs to see complete museum. btw it has Mastani Mahal inside. Wonderful paintings.
  • An Excellent Museum housing the varied collection of Indian Artefacts. Founded by a great lover of Indian culture Late Mr.Dinkar Kelkar and maintained neatly by its Director Mr. Sudhanva Ranade.
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