Saturday, August 27, 2011

Entry Fee and Timings of Victoria Memorial Hall and Gardens Kolkata

Victoria Memorial Gardens and Hall remains in same corridor. But Gardens and Hall have different timings and Fees.

Victoria Memorial Hall

Entry fee for Indians - the entry fee to the museum is Rs. 10/- (per head)
Entry fee for all foreigners - the entry fee to the museum is Rs. 150/-(per head)
Free for school children up to 12 years age in uniform and Army personnel in uniform.

Victoria Memorial Hall (Museum) remains open to visitors On all working days except Mondays from 10.00 hrs to 17.00 hrs IST. Ticket counter closes half an hour before the closure of galleries.

Please Note: The museum remains closed to visitors on every Monday and the office remains closed on Sundays and on 2nd Saturdays of every month and also on other Indian Government Holidays.

Victoria Memorial Hall (Museum) shall remain closed to public on All Mondays, Republic Day (26th January), Holi, Independence Day (15th August), Id-ul-Fitr, Gandhiji's Birthday, Dusserah, Christmas day (25th December).

Victoria Memorial Garden

Victoria Memorial Garden remains open to visitors from 5.30 a.m. to 7 p.m all throughout the year even on holidays. But sale of entry tickets closes at 6.45 p.m. Entry to the garden may be restricted to visitors by order of the authority.

The entry fees for garden: These rates are only for gardens. You will not be permitted to visit Hall with this ticket.

Daily ticket : Rs. 4/- per head, per entry
Monthly ticket : Rs.100/- per head.
Yearly ticket : Rs. 1000/-

Special Events:

The Victoria Memorial Hall holds Light & Sound (Son-et-Lumiere) shows regularly, as a permanent special event. The show entitled: ' Pride & Glory - the Story of Calcutta', was designed as a joint venture with Bengal Chamber of Commerce and is being held in both English and Bengali version.

The Show Timings are:    
October to February:     6.15 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. (Bengali)
                                      7.15 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. (English)
March to June:     6.45 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. (Bengali)
                            7.45 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. (English)

Rates of Ticket: Rs. 10/- and Rs.20/-. Counter opens at 12.30 p.m. (Church Gate). No advance booking. Full ticket for children above three years. No shows on Mondays, National Holidays and Holi and between July to September.

For block booking contact Education Officer or E-mail :


Tele -Fax: +91-33-2223-5142
Phone: +91-33-2223-1890/1891
Postal Address
Victoria Memorial Hall,
1, Queen's Way,
Kolkata - 700071

1 comment:

simanta said...

Are normal Sundays open for the light and sound show at victoria memorial?

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