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Shankar's International Dolls Museum

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Address: 4 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi 110002, India
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I had been wanting to see Shankar's doll museum for a long time , and every trip of mine to New Delhi has always been a packed and tight one , so never really got the time... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 November 2016
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Roorkee, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum could be easily reached by metro. One has to get down at ITO (violet line) and take the exit from gate no. 4. The exit comes out just at the entrance of the Shankar's dolls museum. The timings are from 10 am to 6 pm (last entry at 5.30 pm). The price for the ticket is Rs. 18.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thought meant for kids, this museum is interesting even for elders as it showcases culture of so many countries and Indian states. It is situated right next to ITO metro gate but there is no sign post near entry. So ask people around to find your way. Museum is on the first floor and I couldn't spot any lift there.... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

I visited last week with my kids. Easily accessible by Metro and Road near ITO. you can park your car near museum too. A Economical tickets that you can buy on ground floor. It is Located on First Floor. A Lot variety of doll is on display from cultures of world. I find Japanese really cute. Many Variety of Indian... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I went to Shankar's International Dolls Museum with my daughter last week of nov 2016. This is a gallery of good collection of costume dolls collected from Europian countries as well as Asian countries, middle east, Africa and obviously from India too. It is located on the First floor, Nehru House at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi. Museum is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I had been wanting to see Shankar's doll museum for a long time , and every trip of mine to New Delhi has always been a packed and tight one , so never really got the time . However , this time around , I adjusted my schedule and took the violet line in Delhi metro to ITO . Shankar's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is one of the best collections I have ever seen and certainly the most extensive. It needs plenty of time for you to view properly, so don't rush. It is very centrally positioned in Delhi and is so easily accessible. Don't miss this wonderful dolls of the world sight.

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New Delhi, India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

A poor maintenance and not keeping in sync with time can really ruin the reputation of a place, and that's exactly what happened with Dolls museum. Once it used to be a very popular place, and not anymore. It looks jaded. But none the less, at a great location next to Metro and economical ticket you can show it at... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

we went to the dolls museum with our niece and must admit that this has an amazing collection of dolls from ancient times both indian as well as other countries. definitely should be visited.

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

When you scratch your head to figure out, what else we can do this weekend in Delhi, a visit to this place shall be a different one! It has a wide variety of dolls from around the world and from all states of India.

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Goa, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This should be a must visit place for every tourist visiting Delhi. It is Museum housing collections of dolls from all indian states and world over. All the dolls on display are nicely marked and the collection is very well maintained. Children will definitely enjoy visiting this place but even the adults will find this place mesmerizing. The place did... More 

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