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Prince of Wales Museum

  • M. G. Rd. Map It
  • Fort

Published 04/06/2017

Fodor's Review

Topped with Moorish domes, Mumbai's finest Victorian building and principal museum houses 30,000 artifacts, divided between art, archaeology, and natural history. While the building is stunning, the artifacts, most of which are extremely interesting, are unfortunately shown in a slightly dusty environment, with less-than-ideal lighting. The picture gallery contains scores of Mughal and Rajput miniature paintings, works by European and contemporary Indian artists, and copies of magnificent cave-temple paintings from Ajanta. The museum was renamed the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, but don't ask for directions to this—no one uses that name.

Sight Information

Address:

M. G. Rd., near Regal Cinema, Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400005, India

Map It

Phone:

22-2284–4519; 22-2284–4484

Website: csmvs.in

Sight Details:

  • Rs. 300

Published 04/06/2017

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