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A must go in Chandannagore

The museum speaks a lot the history rich town of Chandannagore. It preserves ancient documents and... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Bengaluru, India
A throwback to the French rule in Chandannagar

Time was when Chandannagar was an important port and trading hub of the French colonial power in... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

The museum speaks a lot the history rich town of Chandannagore. It preserves ancient documents and other valuable assets of Portuguese era. Located on the Strand, it can be easily reached by car. View of Ganges from the entrance is beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RBan26
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Glimpse of French ruled India can be experienced. Good collection and good maintenance. The place is located at the bank of river Ganga. Such a nice destination for one day tour.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Time was when Chandannagar was an important port and trading hub of the French colonial power in India. The importance of this town waned after the French rule ended. Today, it is a charming little town with an air of solitude. Life here flows gently,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

One of the oldest museums of the region, it has a collection of French antiques like cannons used in Anglo-French war, wooden furniture of the 18th century which are rare artefacts. Formerly this was residence of Governor of France in India. Jogendra Nath Sen, a,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Satyendra G
Reviewed 7 December 2017

History Lover may visit this place. It is a place where you can find belongings and facts pertaining to the French Period while Chandannagar was under their control.

Date of experience: January 2017
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This place adjacent to Chandannagar strand was the residence of the former Governor General of French India. Among all the historical documents and objects the spectacles of the freedom fighter Kanailal Dutta is mentionworthy. Also the paintings and the bed of Dupleix is also something...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ayan S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Chandannagar Museum is the oldest museum in the West Bengal .The facility of the museum is good . It is for all family member.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful thing about Chander Nagar is that the watchable places are few distance a part .From Strand ,museum & Church we get the reflection of French architecture and terracotta designs.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank shikhas504
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

It is very nice museum in Bandel. You will find every thing here. Looks very beautiful from inside..

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 857rakeshs
Reviewed 7 February 2017

It is situated on Strand Road. Very interesting and historical . we can learn a lot about French Culture . Good architectural design.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank PSChanda
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Response from Bhabani Charan D | Reviewed this property |
Chandannagore Museum remains open from 11 A.M. to 5-30 P.M. everyday except on Thursday , Saturday and govt holidays. Entry fee for the Indian citizens is Rs.5.00 and it is Rs.20.00 for foreigners.