The city of Mumbai has many impressive and architecturally stunning British Raj era structures, and the Prince of Wales Museum is one of them. Built in the Indi-Saracenic style of architecture, the structure is a composite work blending together Gujarati and Islamic styles and designs together with English brickwork. Bordered by green gardens, the museum has three sections dedicated to the Art, Archeology and Natural history.
Also known as 'Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya', the museum presently is home to a rich collection of rare artworks and sculptors belonging to ancient India as well as to several far eastern countries. A heritage structure, the museum also contains artworks of textiles, traditional costumes and Hindu God Krishna. More so, it serves as a proud host to exhibitions and lectures on a regular basis.
The Prince of Wales Museum gives a rich peek into the history an art of India as tourists come here to explore ancient artifacts to enhance their understanding about India. In true sense, it’s a treasured building something that reminds of the history, colonialism and Indian pride together. So, once in Mumbai, you should not miss the chance to visit this magnificent museum for sure!