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Madurai Government Museum

Gandhi Museum Campus, Madurai, India
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Total waste of time - Skip it entirely

For the local entrance price of 5 Rupees, the museum may be worth a few minutes on a visitor's... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Carlos Scott L
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Give it a miss

This small museum is near the excellent Gandhi Museum, but not really worth the visit as it is... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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2 Aug 2017
“Total waste of time - Skip it entirely ”
11 Mar 2017
“Give it a miss”
Gandhi Museum Campus, Madurai, India
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

For the local entrance price of 5 Rupees, the museum may be worth a few minutes on a visitor's schedule; but if one is forced to pay the foreign entrance fee (which is a jaw-dropping 2,000% more than the local price at 100 Rupees), it's...More

Thank Carlos Scott L
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This small museum is near the excellent Gandhi Museum, but not really worth the visit as it is poorly maintained.

Thank Biddy50
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Madurai Government Museum is also very attractive sightseeing place in madurai. situated near gandhi museum campus madurai. must see.

Thank yogindery
Reviewed 25 December 2016

As usual Miseum, they are maintaining the old historical things for display. Good visit for students to know the history.

Thank grajesh
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is a very simple museum, but it is good to watch it. Not so much recommended.. just it seems to waste of time... so watch it only if you much time...

Thank Nandana1
Reviewed 30 October 2015

There are some interesting things in this museum, but the display is very dated, eg hand-made posters. Good geology display.

Thank Serendipitous02
Reviewed 31 August 2015

There is nothing much to talk about this. It is maintained just like any other government setup. There are few curiosities. Things like Gandhi memorabilia etc., But, nothing much to write about.

Thank w0rldtraveller2015
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Really don't bother with this "museum" . It's not worth the 100/- entrance and I'm sure I had to pay for a camera too . It's two rooms of dusty , mangy objects - I couldn't wait to get outside . With all the "important...More

Reviewed 22 January 2015

The museum is located within the campus of Gandhi Museum and in terms of size wise it is very very small. Ideally it shouldnt be called as museum at all because it so small and the total collection of items can be kept in a...More

2  Thank msananth
Reviewed 4 November 2014

This museum was established during the 5th World Tamil Conference held in 1981. The various sections in the museum deal with archaeology, anthropology, zoology, numismatics, botany and geology. It also has a fine collection of bronzes, sculptures, musical instruments and paintings. Training sessions and summer...More

3  Thank Nikkhil
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