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Nehru Children's Museum

Nehru Children's Museum
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» Address - Nehru Children's Museum 94/1,
Chowringhee Road,
Kolkata - 700 020, India.
Phone - 91-33 2223 1551/ 3517
Email: museum@cal3.vsnl.net.in.
» Timings - 12.00 - 20.00. Closed on Monday.

Location
Located at Jawaharlal Nehru Road (formerly Chowringhee Road), Nehru Children's Museum is a great entertaining place for the children.

About the Museum
Established in 1972, named after the first prime minister of India, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, Nehru Children's Museum is a major attraction for children. Today when a child walks into the Museum, he walks into a world of treasure. It touches the imaginative mind and encourages him to know more. The exhibits in the museum which are spread over 4 floors, enable a child to take off to the world of epics, the world of science and to dream world. Till the mid 2001, more than 90 million adults and 1 million under-privileged children have stepped inside this Treasure World. The museum has on display puppets depicting the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. There are dolls wearing national costumes from different countries. Miniature working models of railway crossings and other novelties and an elementary science gallery.

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