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Maharaja Fatesingh Museum

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Address: Laxmi Vilas Palace Estate | Next Motibaug Cricket Ground, Vadodara 390001, India
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SINCE BEING A LOCAL

Since being a local we don't find it very impressive, but yes it has got it's own specialties Collections are comparable to other museums This building got a specialty which... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Vadodara, India
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Vadodara, India
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since being a local we don't find it very impressive, but yes it has got it's own specialties Collections are comparable to other museums This building got a specialty which no body knows how . It is very close to river Viswamitri, and many a times floods ruin Vadodara but not the museum, it is constructed in a such way... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The paraphernalia of the erstwhile rulers of the Gaikwad dynasty are kept here. The paintings by Raja Ravi Varma are worth seeing. Another attraction is the miniature steam engine, a toy presented by the king to the kids of the palace.

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Thank Mohan2013
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The museum has a fairly good collection of paintings, including a set by Raja Ravi Verma (oil on canvas and oleographs) and an exclusive section on turbans which is quite informative. The disappointing thing is that the paintings cannot be appreciated due to inadequately designed illumination. This makes the Rs. 80 entry free quite a waste of money.

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Thank Justnitid
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful collection of art effects,different types of turbans ( interesting )and paintings specially of Raja Ravi Verma. We really wanted to see these paintings properly as it houses biggest ,but were little disappointed as lightings in these rooms is really bad ,can hardly see paintings !!Also felt some paintings are becoming bad(palace ones)can see cracks,wish they could preserve these masterpieces... More 

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Ouarzazate
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

first no pictures are allowed to you ll let camera and phone at the ticket counter then go and discover this beautiful collection some pieces are masterpiece specially the Titien paints and the Lallique items the display is so bad and the building so old it s so peaceful

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Tickets at entrance. One is required to deposit mobile phones . The museum used to house the school where the royal children were tutored. Art pieces from all over the world. Collections of the royal family. At the entrance, one can see a scaled down model of the Flying Scotsman locomotive. One can rent a audio guide at the entrance.... More 

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Thank Scalfern57
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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This museum is well worth a visit. It takes about an hour to visit all 22 rooms. Great selection of art. Largest collection of raja ravi verma paintings. A good collection of replicas of famous sculptures. The staff are well informed and helpful. There is only one problem. In the rooms where there are chandeliers, their light reflects on the... More 

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Thank sandhya d
Vadodara, India
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very good collection of historical collection . Raja Ravi varma stayed in the campus and painted which is history. Full collection is there for public. The ambient of museum is also good and very calm and peaceful place .

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Thank ASI-Suhas
Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 329 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Keep aside a couple of hours for this Museum to capture the essence of the paintings of Raja Ravi Varma...each a masterpiece to study and enjoy. Apart from a room entirely dedicated to his paintings, there are sculptures from across the world, all given by the royal family of Baroda that at some point of time passed it on to... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

It has a rare collection of Raja Ravi Varma's paintings and I do not think any other place in India has such collection.

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