The Indian Museum Location City: Kolkata, India

Sectors:
Leisure
Services:
Architecture, Interiors
Studios:
Milan, New Delhi
Client:
NBCC India Limited (PSU of GoI)

Certifications:

The epitome of modernity in antiquity

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Key Info

Includes:
A major restoration and renovation of the Indian Museum in Kolkata including the restoration of the external and internal façades, a change of flooring, construction of a new ticket counter, restrooms and cafe, the full refurbishment of all galleries and the restoration of the Administrative block
Area:
20,000m²
Cost:
£8m
Completed:
Phase one was complete in 2014

Restoring 200 years of history

Home to rare collections of antiques, armour and ornaments, fossils, skeletons, mummies, and Mughal paintings, the Indian Museum in Kolkata is the largest museum in India.  Funded by the Union Ministry of Culture, Chapman Taylor undertook a major restoration and renovation of the museum.

National praise for our renovation work

As part of the much-anticipated bicentenary celebrations in 2014, the Prime Minister of India, Shri Manmohan Singh, inaugurated the newly-renovated Indian Museum and ‘rededicated it to the nation’. The Prime Minister released a commemorative postal stamp and a monograph to mark the 200 years of the institution. 

Governor M K Narayanan described the museum as ‘an epitome of modernity in antiquity’ comparable to the 'best in the world’ as he praised the renovation works.

Chapman Taylor was the Lead Architect for the project.

For more information please contact:

Sapna Kumar
Director (New Delhi)
T: +91 11 4601 9668
Eskumar@chapmantaylor.com

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