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Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum

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1377-78, Natu Baug, Pune 411002, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a really good collection lovingly built by one dedicated man in memory of his son !! Very well put together collections of old ancient kitchen ware, musical instruments, fabrics,lamps etc !!! They have also recreated a portion of the famous Mastani Mahal with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mr. Dinkar Kelkar started his collection in memory of his son Raja a long time ago. We are fortunate to enjoy the fruits of his labour today. It is the quirkiest collection of stuff. From hairpins to musical instruments - the collection follows no regimen...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018

This is a must visit place in Pune. It has nice and rare collection of items from 19th and 20th century. First time I saw very rare musical instruments,rare kitchenware. Bajirao, Mastani museum also nice one.

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Reviewed 29 September 2018

They have a good collection of old pottery,kitchenware,utensils,clothes,weapons .Spread over Three floors and it takes you back to history

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

It’s not a big site. The exhibits are fine, many are replicas or remodeling. But the biggest complain being that there are not many descriptions to explain about the exhibits or the background. Most of the objects are simply tagged with the most generic labelling.

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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The museum is a must visit. Well maintained and clean. The colection from across the entire country and across several centuries is indeed unique... have not seen such a collection under one roof anywhere else. Collection of doors with exquisite carvings from Gujarat Rajasthan ,...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

The collection of artifacts that remind of the grandeur, valor of the Maratha kingdom is simply stupendous. The clothing, furnishings of an era long gone is a very satisfying experience. You should keep at least half a day for really enjoying the displays.

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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

This place is good for those who want to explore history. Overall an average experiance for non history lover.

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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

If you are in Pune for the first time & want to explore history & heritage of India, this is the place !! Amazing collection of musical instruments, paintings, utensils, decorative doors, sculptures... The list is endless ! Those who have passion for history -...More

3  Thank Smita A
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Awesome ,unbelievable collections.Peculiar types of huge-size rare musical instruments just made me spell-bounded.Varieties antique items like lamp, bottles,ornaments,large idols,door frames,in a word , what nots are there. Truly I am so much impressed.And I am proud to witness such an important museum.It will take few...More

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ShahidM410
18 December 2017|
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Response from Parmeeta123 | Reviewed this property |
The footfall is not as much as it should be... But not crowed either. This is one mans' personal collection...so it's not like a fancy AC museum... but more like a walk through someones house.
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Nimish G
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Response from VinayVutukur | Reviewed this property |
It's in the same location.
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