Victoria Memorial Museum
Museum type :
History Museum

Established in :
1921

Holidays :
SUNDAY

Visiting Hours :
10 A.M. TO 5.00 P.M.

Contact No :
+91 33 22231889

Location :
Kolkata , India

Display Objects :

Victoria Memorial has notable collection of weapons, sculptors, paintings, maps, coins, stamps, artifacts, textiles etc.

The Royal gallery in Victoria Memorial has portraits of the Queen and Prince Albert.




Description :

  • The Victoria Memorial Hall was opened in 1921.

  • It is also a museum where people could see before them pictures and statues of men who played a prominent part in the history of India and develop a pride in their past especially in relation to the history of Calcutta.Lord Curzon conceived it.

  • Presently it is the finest and most prominent building and art museum of Calcutta, India, under the Department of Culture, Government of India.