• 27, Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Park Street, Kolkata - 700016. W.B.
  • 10AM to 5PM
    Tuesday to Sunday
  • welcome to indian museum

    it’s not a museum. it’s place of ideas

  • 100+ Arts in one place

    Museum is the Place where you can see
    wonder & Feel!

  • founded in the year 1814

    the largest and oldest museum in india

  • Art Is Not What You See

    Museum Is A Place Where One Should Lose One’s Head


Welcome To Indian Museum Kolkata 

History Of The Museum 

Founded in 1814 at the cradle of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (at the present building of the Asiatic Society, 1 Park Street, Kolkata), Indian Museum is the earliest and the largest multipurpose Museum not only in the Indian subcontinent but also in the Asia-Pacific region of the world. With the foundation of Indian Museum in 1814, the Museum movement started rolling in India and through the yea...
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History Of The Museum

About Indian Museum

On View Of Museum

The Indian Museum is the largest and oldest museum in India and has rare collections of antiques, armour and ornaments, fossils, skeletons, mummies, and Mughal paintings.

Arts Globally Covered

The largest museum across India and boasts exquisite collections of armor, antiques, ornaments, skeleton, fossils, mummies, beautiful Mughal paintings.

Our Exhibitions

Upcoming events

Indian Museum, Kolkata in collaboration with Sutra, Kolkata Organizing a five day National workshop on the 'Conservation of Textiles' from December 3rd to December 7th, 2018. [...]
Dec 3rd - Dec 7th
Indian Museum, Kolkata
An Exhibition on the theme of 'Migration' in collaboration with Italian Consulate Kolkata as part of the Seventy years relationship between India and Italy. [...]
Nov 16, 2018
Indian Museum, Kolkata
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From The

Director's Desk

It gives me immense pleasure to become part of one of the largest and oldest encyclopaedic museums in Asia as the Director, the charge which I took up on 1st September 2017. From being "an institution for the reception of all articles that might be sent to illustrate Orient manners and history", the museum has today become a vast repository of an enormous collection of indigenous and international exhibits that is spread across its six sections - Art, Archaeology, Anthropology, Zoology, Geology, and Botany.
Mr. Rajesh Purohit ( Director, Indian Museum )

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