The Victoria Memorial, Kolkata

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The Victoria Memorial, Kolkata - Address, Ticket Price

Address: 1 Queen's Way, Kolkata, India

Ticket Price: 200 INR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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The Victoria memorial is a glorious reminder of India’s colonial past and it’s present obsession of all things western. Even so, it has assimilated well in Kolkata’s mind and soul; it is now also part of their pride. A gorgeous marble building houses a museum and various exhibitions that enlighten the visitor with Kolkata’s colonial history. The statues of King George V and Queen Victoria are stately and frankly a bit out of place in this era where Victoria memorial has become more about Kolkata than a tribute to the Queen.

A beautiful monument of Colonial Era that still adorns a part of Kolkata and serves as an interesting tourist attraction. While The Victoria Memorial Ticket Prices varies for locals and foreigners, The Victoria Memorial Ticket Cost remain same for all. Don’t forget to visit the museum while you are at it. The entry to museum is free with The Victoria Memorial Tickets. Buy Tickets for The Victoria Memorial and spend some nice time indulging in the remnants of the past.

The Victoria Memorial Information

  • Photography is not allowed.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed.
  • Wheelchair access is available.

The Victoria Memorial Ticket Prices

  • Indians: INR 20
  • Free for school children up to Class XII in uniform and Army personnel in uniform.
  • Garden ticket: INR 10
  • Light and sound show ticket: INR 10 and INR 20

The Victoria Memorial Opening and Closing Hours

Light and Sound show:

  • October to February: 6.15 pm to 7.00 pm(Bengali), 7.15 pm to 8.00 pm (English)
  • March to June: 6.45 pm to 7.30 pm (Bengali), 7.45 pm to 8.30 pm (English)

Garden timings:

  • March to September: 5.30 am to 6.15 pm
  • October to February: 5.45 am to 5.30 pm
  • Gardens are open all days.

How To reach The Victoria Memorial by Public Transport

  • Light rail to Rabindra Sadan.
  • Metro Kavi Subhash: Noapara to Rabindra Sadan
  • Bus no: AC-12, AC-20, AC-44, C-11, C-20, E-7/1, S-39A, S-45 to Exide stop

Restaurants Near The Victoria Memorial

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  • Victoria Memorial- Pride of Kolkata Museum under Historical Heritage Building Surrounded By Well maintained CLEAN & lush green Beautiful gardens Facts :- विक्‍टोरिया मेमोरियल संग्रह के पास नौ दीर्घाओं में प्रदर्शित 28,394 कलाकृतियाँ हैं, जो देश की संस्कृति को दर्शाता है। इसकी दीवारों पर बेहतरीन नक़्क़ाशी की गई है। इस स्मारक में शिल्पकला का सुंदर मिश्रण है। इसके मुग़ल शैली के गुंबदों में सौरसेनिक और पुनर्जागरण काल की शैलियाँ दिखाई पड़ती हैं। मेमोरियल में एक शानदार संग्रहालय है, जहाँ महारानी विक्टोरिया के पियानो और स्टडी-डेस्क सहित 3000 से अधिक वस्तुएं प्रदर्शित की गई हैं। विक्टोरिया मेमोरियल के केंद्रीय गुम्बद पर ‘विजय के दूत’ की प्रतिमा स्थापित है। बड़े से बॉल बेअरिंग पर स्थापित यह प्रतिमा हवा के साथ इधर-उधर घूमती है। ताजमहल की तरह विक्टोरिया मेमोरियल भी मकराना संगमरमर से बनवाया गया है। यहाँ के गुम्बद और अन्य रचनाओं के रचनात्मक तत्व भी ताजमहल के ही डिजाईन की तरह हैं। केंद्रीय गुम्बद के चारों तरफ आसपास कई रूपक(अल्गोरिकल) प्रतिमाएं स्थापित हैं जो कला, वास्तुशिल्प, दया, न्याय, ममता, शिक्षा और विवेक को दर्शाती हैं। विक्टोरिया मेमोरियल में 25 गैलरियां हैं। इन गैलरियों में मूर्ति गैलरी, राजसी गैलरी, सेंट्रल हॉल, पोर्ट्रेट गैलरी, हथियार और शस्त्रागार गैलरी और कोलकाता गैलरी हैं। म्यूजियम के अन्य प्रदर्शनियों में पुराने ज़माने के सिक्कों, स्टैम्प्स और नक्शों की प्रदर्शनी लगी हुई हैं।

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  • It's a Kolkata's most well known landmark. It’s one of the most beautiful historical architecture in India. The outside garden was also very well maintained & decorated. The memorial hall is a museum having different paintings, art effect & so many old weapons could be the interest of many tourists.

  • Very good and nice place to visit. I had visited this place along with my friends. This was my first visit and I would like to tell that, I liked this place very Much. This place was really very clean. We clicked many photos here. The garden was maintained very well by the gardeners here. Visit this place is recommended.

  • This monument is about century old made in memory of Queen Victoria. The museum portrays British era period and related things. The upkeep of the place was poor. Most of the weapons or literature kept was in bad shape. Seems no care done since opening. This could have been better else we loose great evidences of our history

  • Good place to see in Kolkata. But photography inside the memorial is not allowed & much of places inside memorial is closed. You can see hardly 2-3 rooms. It looks great from outside. Better to spend time in garden.

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