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Museum Timings

Victoria Memorial Hall Museum Galleries

Victoria Memorial Gallery

Opening Hours: 10.00 AM – 6.00 PM
The galleries remain closed on Mondays and designated National Holidays:
Republic Day, Holi (Dol Yatra), ldu’l Fitr, Independence Day, Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday, Dussehra (Vijay Dashami), Christmas Day.

Museum Galleries Ticket:

Indian Nationals – Rs. 50/- (per head)

Nationals of SAARC Countries – Rs. 100/- (per head)
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka (on production of Passport)

Nationals of all other countries Rs. 500/- (per head)

Free admissions for the following:

  • School students up to Class XII in uniform and with School ID;
  • Differently-abled visitors with U.D.I.D Card;
  • Army personnel and their accompanying spouses and children on the production of ID Cards for each; Members of the Para-Military forces, WB Police and Kolkata Police along with their immediate families and also pensioners of the aforesaid services.

Please note: Ticket counters close half an hour before the closure of the galleries

Garden Timings

Victoria Memorial Hall Gardens

The Gardens

Opening Hours: 5.30 AM – 6.00 PM
The Gardens are open on all days.

Garden Tickets:

Daily ticket – Rs. 30/- (per head, per entry)

  • Annual Garden Entry Pass (for Senior Citizens above 60 years of age) – Rs.1,000/- per head.
  • Annual Garden Entry Pass (for all others) –  Rs.2,000/- per head.

    Please Note :
  • Garden ticket does not entitle entry to the museum building.
  • Ticket counters close half an hour before the closure of the gardens.

Light And Sound Show

Schedule is subject to last minute change at the discretion of competent authority and subject to weather conditions.
For block booking please send us an email at: [email protected]

School Visit

  • Entry for school students up to Class XII visiting VMH in school uniform and with school ID is free.
  • School visits at Victoria Memorial Hall may be scheduled by writing to us at: [email protected]
  • Guided tours of 45 minutes duration are available for school visits.

Visiting school groups are requested to carry a letter addressed to the Secretary and Curator of Victoria Memorial Hall.
This letter should be on the institution’s letterhead, duly signed by the school’s Principal or competent authority and should bear the school’s
official stamp. The same may be attached along with the School Visit Form issued by Victoria Memorial Hall

Museum Souvenir Counter

Opening Hours: 10.00 AM – 6.00 PM
Victoria Memorial Hall has a vibrant souvenir counter located at the North Entrance of the museum. The following items are available for sale:



Souvenir Items

Visitor Amenities

VMH Canteen

Museum Shop

Museum Guide


Cloak Room


No Smoking

No Liquids

Plucking of Flowers NOT allowed

Jogging Prohibited

Plastic Free Zone

No Drone Zone

No Shooting of Films

No Bags

No Pets

No Food

No Flash

No feeding of animals, birds, insects etc. in the premises

Guide Services



Site Updated On

July 20, 2024