Wednesday, 5 November 2014

The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya formerly Prince of Wales Museum of Western India in Mumbai

The museum was founded at the beginning of the 20th century by prominent citizens of Bombay with the help of the government, to commemorate the visit of the then Prince of Wales George. The museum was renamed in 1995 after Shivaji, the founder of Maratha Empire. The collection of the museum is categorized into three sections: art, archeology and natural history. In 2008, the Museum installed two new galleries, displaying the "Karl and Meherbai Khandalavala collection" and "the Coins of India".

Visiting Hours:
Monday to Sunday - 10.15 am to 6.00 pm.
The Museum will remain open on all days except January 26th,  May 1st,   August 15th,  October 2nd and public holidays falling on Mondays.


Charges:  

Type of Visitor      Amount
Domestic Visitors
Above 12 years of age with Audio Guide Rs. 100/-
Above 12 years of age Rs. 60/-
College Students bearing their college identity card Rs. 25/-
Child Visitors (between 5 and 12 years)
and Students coming through schools
Rs. 10/-

Foreign Visitors
Above 12 years of age
(Includes complimentary audio guide)
Rs. 300/-
Students bearing school / college identity card Rs. 25/-
Child Visitors between 5 to 12 years of age Rs. 10/-
Group concession available (25 or more adults)       Rs. 40/-
Ex-defense and Retd. Government Officials Rs. 40/-
Senior Citizens (with valid Identity Card) Rs. 40/-



Address: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya
                159-161 Mahatma Gandhi Road, Fort area.
Phone:  +91.022.22844484 | 22844519
Fax:        +91.022.22045430
Email:    csmvsmumbai@gmail.com
Website: http://csmvs.in

 


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