Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
Vastu Sangrahalaya

formerly prince of wales museum of western india

 

Facilities

The Museum is committed to being a visitor-friendly place and creating a comfortable, well-facilitated environment to offer visitors a wholesome experience. The following facilities are available at the Museum.

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Accessibility

Under its Universal Accessibility programme, the Museum attempts to make visiting a comfortable experience for everyone.

Lifts

Lift is available for senior citizens and disabled visitors. The lift is situated in the extension wing of the Museum building.

Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs are available at the Museum entrance near the Key Gallery.

Visitors may enquire at the Information Desk for the wheelchairs upon arrival.


Information in Braille

The Museum is dedicated to make the collections accessible to visually impaired visitors. In a pioneering attempt, the Museum has introduced Braille labels in the Sculpture gallery.

The Museum also organises tactile tours for visually impaired groups. For further information on Tactile Tours please visit the Education section.


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Museum Shop

Contribute towards promotion of Indian culture through different art materials. There is a wide range of books published by the Museum and other renowned publishers. The Shop also displays different articles such as greeting cards, posters, brochures, folders, letter-paper sets, gift-wrapping papers and bags inspired by design/details of the art objects from Museum collection. Bead necklaces, repousse copper plates, embroidered silk scarves, purses and table pieces are among other articles available in the Shop.

Pick up some unique gift items as a memoir of your visit to the Museum or a present for a dear one! Your visit to the Museum is incomplete without a stop at the Museum Shop.


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Audio guide

Available at Museum Building Entrance

For all visitors   Rs. 50/-
For International visitors Complimentary along with ticket

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Baggage Counter

The Visitors’ Centre has a well-furnished baggage counter for visitors to store belongings. Big bags, water bottles, packages are not allowed inside the Museum for safety reasons.

The baggage counter is a safe place to store these while you enjoy your visit.


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Food and Drink

The Museum café serves a delicious range of snacks and beverages. Set in the Museum’s lush gardens, the café is perfect setting to sit back and relax with a cup of coffee in the beginning, middle or end of your visit.


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Guided Tours

Schools, Colleges and other educational groups can contact the Education Officer two weeks in advance for guided tours. Guided tours are available for groups of 25 to 30 persons.

For larger groups, special talk or orientation sessions are available. More information about educational activities is available on the Education Page. Private groups can also book tours for a charge.

Please contact the Education Officer to find out about charges and payment options.



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Information Kiosks

Interactive kiosks are positioned within various galleries to facilitate extended information about the Museum and the collections in the respective galleries.


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Lost & Found

Lost or found objects may be deposited at the Museum office on the First Floor of the Heritage Building. Visitors must take care of their personal belongings. The Museum is not responsible for loss of belongings.


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Photography

Available at the Ticket counter & Information Desk

All Types of MOBILE PHONES, TABS and CAMERAS without Tripod  - Rs. 100/-

Photography with Tripod - Rs. 5,000/-

Commercial Photography and Professional Video shooting requires prior permission from the authority

 

   

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