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Pondicherry Museum

Rue Romain Rolland, India
6236
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  • Average38%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
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“world history” (2 reviews)
“on display” (4 reviews)
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"world history"
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"huge collection"
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"on display"
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"french furniture"
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"roman settlement"
in 5 reviews
"entry ticket"
in 4 reviews
"interesting stuff"
in 2 reviews
"archaeological findings"
in 4 reviews
"french period"
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"bharathi park"
in 4 reviews
"take pictures"
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"stone sculptures"
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"palm leaf manuscripts"
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"chola dynasty"
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"snail shells"
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"interesting museum"
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"raj niwas"
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Not bad to tour this museum, but you can not touch anything. They have people all around watching to make sure. It qwas so funny as we caught one of the staff turning a light on a car. There is a lot of history here...More

Thank omega132857
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Climate in their is so crazy and beaches qre beutifull i had visited all 5 beaches like paradise,promandae,auroville,rock,senitary

Thank ak h
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

It is a small museum with a good collection of artifacts from the past. It displays the French & Indian heritage very nicely. The museum has a nominal entry free and photography is not allowed inside. There are many stone statues and sculptures at the...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

This is small museum in Pondy which can fit in your trip plan with 30 minutes to 1 hour time in hand. Overall, I do have doubt about the correctness of the informations given as I did see some wrong data and I did mention...More

Thank sankmik
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

When you visit Pondicherry this place merits a visit. There is an entrance fee of Rs. 10/person. The collection is pretty impressive. Very well maintained and clean. You are not allowed to take pictures of the items displayed. I saw groups of foreigners keenly going...More

Thank Leisureguygid
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

There are many Indian materials which you will see everywhere but I most enjoyed the french things. Like the ceramics, home decor back in the days and the different kind of transportation used.

Thank Harriet11C
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This is a small museum. You can't expect the great museums of big cities to this one. It takes nothing more than 30 minutes to cover. You can get a good idea of arikamedu as there is everything ASI received from excavation and good amount...More

Thank abhik_fe
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

A very small museum with some interesting artifacts but they really aren't cared for very well. Also the information regarding objects on display is very lazy e.g. "this is a carriage with four wheels". It is obvious what it is so a bit of its...More

Thank Cantfind
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We visited this place on 2nd feb. Really nice and knowledgeable place.You will feel good breeze in and around. Officials has maintained the place very well.

Thank SURAJSMILE
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

What I enjoyed the most at this museum were the labels. Some of them were very obvious; describing what you could easily see. Some were wrong: for a bust of Lenin, for instance, next to his dates of birth and death, it was marked "Russian...More

Thank Eric G
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Response from Dharmajit | Reviewed this property |
You could though I don’t recall much by way of child friendly options. It’s small so you could do it soon enough
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