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Historic Museum

The prime tourist attraction of the town is New Palace (is actually not new :D ). It was... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
Waman_Parulekar
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Ratnagiri, India
Nice Indo British architecture

This palace is really nice indo-british architectural design. The palace's museum has good... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
PratipD7
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Entry fee 35 RS pp. The best palace I have seen so far. Entire building is kept in superb condition. Museum inside palace is amazing. You can how culturally and astheticaly rich we were. Furniture . Guns , stuffed animals, portraits and photos of historical...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This should have been the highlight of my trip to Kolhapur, but was very disappointing. Firstly they ask you to take off your shoes and there is no secured place for putting them. The display articles are poorly maintained and are smeared with dust. Rather...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

The prime tourist attraction of the town is New Palace (is actually not new :D ). It was constructed between 1877–1884. They took 35 rs entry fee at the gate. My suggestion is please visit this place in the morning. Sometimes they close this place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Waman_Parulekar
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Historic place. Must visit. Please take care of transportation. Going back is painful if you don't have vehicle. We walked like more than a km. One of the best preserved Heritage places in Maharashtra as well as India. The palace is well maintained to its...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank iamrp0235
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Located in a secluded green area of Kolhapur, the palace converted into museum was a pleasant surprise. As you enter the palace gate, you will for sure miss the office where tickets need to be bought. So make a point to buy them. 30/- per...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MohitHanda10
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Located around 2 km form Kolhapur Station this Palace has a Museum within.Photos are not allowed.There are many stuffed animals & swords which kids would like. Alos some of the chairs and cloths used by the King.Entry fess Rs.35 for the palace & a small...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tony_Chacko
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The museum is average. With some generic exhibit s. I did nit find anything that was very different or special/specific to the king. My kid was inspired by the swords and rifles though. There are some stuffed animals in the museum, which is okay.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank PratipD7
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

This palace is really nice indo-british architectural design. The palace's museum has good collection of animals (although dead) , but it still managed to amaze my 3 year old. The surrounding ambience was nice with peacocks around. Overall a nice place to visit. Also saw...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PratipD7
Reviewed 10 August 2018

While my Kolhapur visit i visited this Shahuji Chhatrapati Musem , Costumes,weapons like knives,arroows and etc are looking good. Other than nothing is there . Maximum 1 hour is sufficent to cover this meseum.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank ranijaya
Reviewed 9 August 2018

While my kolhapur visit I visited Mahalaxmi temple , Shahuji chhatrapati Museum. It was good historical meseum . We can see so many weapons like swards , arroows , & so many other weapons. It will take 1 to 2 hrs to cover the meseum...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Opens at around 10am .... charges ₹30 per adult.
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