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Spread across six structures with 46 galleries, the Government Museum houses Chennai’s best collection of scientific and artistic artifacts. It also houses the most impressive collection of Pallava and Chola bronze sculptures (dating back to the 10th and 13th centuries) anywhere in the world.

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Sat–Thurs: 9:30am - 5pm
486 Pantheon Rd, Chennai, India
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Chennai Self-Guided Audio Tour

Chennai Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Short and highly selective information in the audio commentary for tourist attractions in around Chennai Highlights of this Self-Guided Audio Tour • It allows you to go as per your own convenience of time, pace and location; skip the content that doesn't interest you, and listen longer to content that does interest you. • Not necessary to download any location tracking apps. Audio guide can be listened online (or) offline. •Available in multiple languages, you can choose the one you’re most comfortable with. • It is one of the best options with lowest price when compared to hiring a tour guide. •If you have any questions about any attractions. No worries, we will answer in your language instantly by message.
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  • 3 to 9 hours
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$6.00
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$6.00

Private Tour: Half-Day Chennai Sightseeing with Government Museum and Kapaleeshwar Temple

Private Tour: Half-Day Chennai Sightseeing with Government Museum and Kapaleeshwar Temple

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First time in Chennai? Make the most of a private guide and flexible itinerary on this 4-hour sightseeing tour. Unveil the secrets of Chennai’s rich history and heritage as you tour the fascinating Government Museum and admire the 17th-century Fort St George. Then, keep your camera poised as you drive along the scenic Marina Beach and visit the stunning Kapaleeshwar Temple.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.00
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$88.00
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Chennai Shore Excursion - Full Day Private Chennai Guided Tour

Chennai Shore Excursion - Full Day Private Chennai Guided Tour

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Explore the highlights of Chennai on a full-day private tour of the city. See the St. George Museum, St. Mary Church, San Thome Church, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, and the Government Museum, and get photo ops of architectural gems like the Central Railway Station, Parry's Corner, and the High Court.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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$80.00
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$80.00

Archaeologist Curated Stone or Bronze Chennai Museum Walk 1 - 15

Archaeologist Curated Stone or Bronze Chennai Museum Walk 1 - 15

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- Special curation by the experienced Archaeologist - Learning creativity aspects of sculptures, beauty of artefacts, some mythological stories behind the idols, archaeological and history of the region and India in general International Chess Olympiad is hosted in Chennai between July 28th and August 10th with 2000 players from 150 countries. Chennai is apt to host Olympiad as Chennai boasts of having Grand Masters and the popular Viswanathan Anand grew up in Chennai.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.44
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$34.44
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Private Half-Day Tour in Chennai - India's Gateway to the South

Private Half-Day Tour in Chennai - India's Gateway to the South

Discover Chennai on this private half-day tour. Visit the oldest English fortress in India and learn about its role in contemporary Tamil Nadu. Head to the Government Museum and National Gallery to admire palm-leaf manuscripts, Amravati paintings, and rare works by celebrated artists like Raja Ravi Varma. Visit a 7th Century temple and enjoy a drive along Chennai’s beautiful waterfront.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$59.00
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$59.00

Private Heritage Tour Of Chennai (Madras)

Private Heritage Tour Of Chennai (Madras)

On this half day tour discover the architectural heritage of Chennai. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, the city once served as a trading outpost for the East India Company. Drive past some of the heritage buildings of Chennai and discover the colonial past of the city. You will be able to see prime examples of Indo-Saracenic style of architecture, which flourished in the 19th century as British architects combined Gothic styles with India's Indo-Islamic architecture. Highlights • Indo-Saracenic architectural style • Photo stop at buildings with Gothic, Islamic, and Hindu characteristics • Learn about Chennai's history and culture through the lens of its buildings • Visit to the Government Museum, second oldest museum of India
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.00
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$71.00
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Visit Top 5 Museums In Chennai

Visit Top 5 Museums In Chennai

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. Highlights • Chennai Rail Museum • Government Museum • Fort Museum • Birla Planetarium • Cholamandal Artists’ Village
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.00
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$190.00
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6 Days - The best of Tamil Nadu South India

6 Days - The best of Tamil Nadu South India

Enjoy amazing 6 days tour of Tamil Nadu offering with pre-booked 03 stat accommodations and English speaking driver for all transfers & sightseeing as per tour program - A land of cultural and religious heritage, offers every chance to its tourists and pilgrims to be enchanted with the vast plethora of history and beauty that it has. It is a blend of both- the modern and the ancient, which makes Tamil Nadu a beautiful destination to explore and experience our past cultural heritage with all the amenities of the present. Tamil Nadu, a South Indian state, is famed for its Dravidian-style Hindu temples.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$605.28
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$605.28

Chennai Sightseeing with Monuments Entrances

Chennai Sightseeing with Monuments Entrances

Private city tour includes guided visit to Fort St. George & Museum, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Government Museum, Arulmigu Sri Parthasarathy Temple and Marina Beach. Private air-conditioned vehicle from picks up till drop off to your hotel, English speaking guide, entrances to monuments are well included in the package.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$96.00
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$96.00
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Chennai Full Day Sightseeing in a Private Car

Chennai Full Day Sightseeing in a Private Car

Marvel at Chennai's rich culture and history in this 8-hours Chennai sightseeing tour and visit its iconic landmarks and experience cities art and architecture at heritage sites. Visit attractions like the Fort Saint George, Burma Bazaar, Government museum and many more during this tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.91
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What are Government Museum hours of operation?
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Government Museum hours of operation: Sat–Thurs: 9:30am - 5pm . Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.