Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya / Prince of Wales Museum
159-161, Mahatma Gandhi Road
+91 22 22844484
from inside India dial 022 22844484
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CSMVS is the largest Museum of Mumbai.
1905 November the Prince of Wales,
future King George V and future Emperor of India
laid the foundation stone of the future Museum
which has named in his honor.
(George V was the father of the Duke of Winsor and of King George VI
and the grandfather of Queen Elisabeth II)
1920 Opening of the Museum.
1998 the Museum was renamed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
after the founder of the Maratha Empire.
about 50.000 pieces of art, archaeology and natural history.
(2:31 min) Video about the history of the CSMVS Museum
CSVMS Museum on Google Maps
CSMVS / Prince of Wales Museum dseen from outside
Lobby of the CSMVS Museum