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Visit Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum

The museum is situated at Bajirao Road and consists of art and crafts collected by late Shri Dinkar Kelkar. The museum has 42 sections and displays 12.5% of everyday art and craft in 6 galleries.

The museum is situated at Bajirao Road and consists of art and crafts collected by late Shri Dinkar Kelkar. The museum has 42 sections and displays 12.5% of everyday art and craft in 6 galleries. Among a few sections the Ivory, Wooden Objects, Lamps, Objects of Beauty Culture, Arms & Armours, Tambol, Mastani Mahal, Terracotta, Toys, Musical Instruments, Leather Puppets, Paintings, Sculptures, Coins, Earthenware, Writing Implements, Bronzes, Textile, Kitchen Utensils, etc are a few.

When entering the museum everyone is welcomed by the ornate wooden arch depicting Agni and Indra and the spectacular lamps.The main attraction of the museum is the Mastani Mahal which also depicts a few of the special exhibitions.

There are 21000 antiques to be displayed amongst which 2500 is on public display since many of them have been spoiled. A project called Museum 2000 has been started to make Dr.Kelkars dream of a educational, recreational and cultural museum come true and is in progress. This project has been conceived by the Board of Management of the museum and is headed by the Chief Secretary to the State of Maharashtra as well as other Govt.officials.

When visiting Pune this museum is a must watch for all travellers as well as history seekers.

Open: Everyday

Visiting Timings: 1000 HRS to 1730 HRS

Visit Duration: 1 to 2 Hours

Visiting charges: 5 INR for Per Person (Children) 20 INR Per Person ( Adults) 50 INR Per Person ( Foreign Children) 200 INR Per Person ( Foreign Adults)

Timing

10.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

PREFFERED BY

Travellers, History Seekers

TIME SPENT

1 to 2 hours

ENTRY FEE

5 INR for Per Person (Children) 20 INR Per Person ( Adults) 50 INR Per Person ( Foreign Children) 200 INR Per Person ( Foreign Adults)

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Education Center
  • Altitude

    560 m
  • STD Code

    020
  • Best Season

    Jul - Feb
  • State/Code

    /4110xx
  • LANGUAGES

    Marathi, Hindi and English