Mahatma Phule MuseumCurrently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
- Address: 1204/10, Ghole Rd, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411004, India
- Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +91-2025532750
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Museum, History Museum, Family And Kids, Specialty Museum
Mahatma Phule Museum - Review
Founded in 1875 and initially known as the Poona Industrial Museum and later as the Lord Reay Museum, the Mahatma Phule museum was renamed so in the year 1968 after Mahatma Phule and his wife Savitribai Phule stayed in the building for some time. On display at the museum are artefacts and objects related to agriculture, industry, geology, engineering, cottage industry and minerals. The museum also houses a natural history section having an interesting taxidermy collection.
How To reach Mahatma Phule Museum by Public Transport
- Balgandharv Rangmandir bus stop
- Zashichi Rani Chowk bus stop
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1.81% of people who visit Pune include Mahatma Phule Museum in their plan
50% of people start their Mahatma Phule Museum visit around 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Mahatma Phule Museum
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mahatma Phule Museum
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Mahatma Phule Museum, Pune Reviews
Small museum located in heart of city. Easy to find, with couple of additional places to visit nearby, this could be helpful for parents for a day's out. The museum is considerably old and with little government funding and no additional point of attraction added since the time of freedom, one can expect little as compared to scientific museums next generation kids would prefer to visit. But if you want appreciate the old timer creativity, drop by any time.
A wonderful industrial museum for all, includes science stuffs, engines, instruments, machines, tools, charts and diagrams. It also has exhibits of stuffed animals, birds, fish, insects, fossils etc. Minerals, crystals, stones etc are also displayed. Few art exhibits, sculptures, paintings are also there. There are rooms for weapons, handicrafts and cottage industry. It is a must visit place in Pune City. Children and students will be fascinated at the exhibits. If you are a someone obsessed with old technologies and instruments, this is the place to visit. 10 rupees tickets allow you to enter the museum. It is closed on Monday. And open all other days. There is a small shed outside the museum building, where you can sit and read magazines and newspapers, provided for free. The museum staffs are polite and helps you to go through the gallery, explaining things. Rare machines and instruments, some a few centuries old and not able to spot now, are kept there.
Some of the installations of dams need better maintenance and name plates. Guides also required.
Everyone should visit this place atleast once... Good collection of many birds and animals(half of which are not known by common people)... Very nice collection of artifacts made from wood,ivory etc..
Nice museum with alot of good work done by the contributors. It has old city plans, dam plans, agriculture techniques, mechanical industry tools, handicrafts (almost all types), biological things, zoological structures, other industry tools etc. It was great learning experience for me. Although it's not that well maintained by authorities. P.S. It also has library (paid) and free daily newspaper reading facility. All the best & Bharat Mata ki jai 🙏 🇮🇳