Visit Top 5 Museums In Chennai

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 6 hours

Departs: Chennai, Chennai

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Chennai is one of the four major cities of India and is also the capital of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is famous for its numerous temples and colorful silks. On this tour explore some of the museums of Chennai that showcase collections ranging from the days of the Pallava Kings to the present day.

• Chennai Rail Museum
• Government Museum
• Fort Museum
• Birla Planetarium
• Cholamandal Artists’ Village

What's Included

02 bottles of mineral water per person

Entrance fees

Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Local English speaking guide

Optional: Lunch

Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle

What's Not Included

Food or drink, unless specified

Gratuities (optional)

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking.
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Name and gender as on passport, passport number, expiry date and country of issuance are required at time of booking. Please carry the passport on the day of the tour.
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved. Comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen and hats are highly recommended.
  • Children below 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Most museums remain closed on Mondays, Fridays and National Holidays.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Chennai Rail Museum
You will be picked up from fixed point / hotel leave for sightseeing.

The Chennai Rail Museum houses vintage engines and coaches that date back more than a hundred years. The museum has two galleries and several outdoor heritage exhibits that date back to the 1800’s. The museum also has several working scale models of various trains and rare artifacts from the colonial period. Visitors can also enjoy a ride on a Toy Train.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Government Museum
The Government Museum is a museum of human history and culture located in the neighborhood of Egmore. Started in 1851, it is the second oldest museum in India after the Indian Museum in Kolkata. It is particularly rich in archaeological and numismatic collections. It has the largest collection of Roman antiquities outside Europe. Among them, the colossal Museum Theatre is one of the most impressive. The National Art Gallery is also present on the museum’s premises. Built in the Indo-Saracenic style, it houses rare works of artists like Raja Ravi Varma.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Fort St. George
Another museum that you will visit is the Fort St. George Museum that was opened to the public in 1948. The museum began with a small collection of objects of the British Raj donated by the then Madras Presidency Government, the St. Mary's Church authorities, the disbanded army units and others. Over the years many objects were acquired by various means and there are now 3 661 registered antiquities in the collection. The best among them are on display in ten galleries of the museum.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Cholamandal Artists' Village
End the tour with a visit to the Cholamandal Artists' Village that is spread over 10 acres of land just outside Chennai. It is India’s largest self-supporting artists’ village and one of the most successful in Asia.

Once your tour will be finished you will be driven back to fixed point / your hotel.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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