Kolkata, the city of joy is known for its heritage and
culture. The best way to learn about it is by visiting some of the well known
museums and cultural sites in Kolkata that preserve some of the finest
artefacts and age-old cultural manuscripts, heritage and values.
Some of these well known places children could visit include: Indian Museum, situated on the Jawaharlal
Nehru Road, Kolkata. This one of the oldest museums in Kolkata that has different
galleries and relevant displays based on Archaeological and Geological
sites. Nehru Children Museum is yet
another destination where children can learn about India’s cultural heritage
and diversity where there are exhibits ranging from dolls, cars and other
relevant displays of various states,
countries and religion. Learn about the stories of Mahabharata and Ramayana
which are beautifully displayed in the museum.
The State Archaeological Museum in Behala is yet another
museum that children can visit which displays works of art from medieval times.
Birla Industrial and
Technological Museum popularly known as BITM is well known among students
interested in science and technology. It is situated on Gurusaday Road, Kolkata. The museum is known for exhibiting seminars
related to science research, mathematical inventions and scientific
Science City in Salt Lake is yet another destination where
children surely have options to explore the wonders of science. From space
theatre to science exploration hall,
from dynamotion Hall to earth exploration hall , this place is surely
worth a visit.
Victoria Memorial is
known for its architectural beauty and lavish lawns. The museum inside this architectural wonder
has displays from British era. It even
exhibits the ancient house model of the traditional Bengali culture.
Netaji Bhavan museum in Lala Lajpat Rai Road, near to Elgin
Road is yet another museum which has relevant articles related to our great
national leader Netaji Shubhas Chandra Bose. Asiatic Society in Park Street,
Kolkata preserves ancient manuscripts, books and artefacts of ancient times.
The Mother’s Wax Museum opposite to Ecopark New Town
displays wax models of various well-known personalities from various fields.
Last but not the least, if you are
interested in astronomy then surely don’t forget to visit Birla Planetarium.
Delve into the world of cultural heritage of Kolkata.