About Victoria Memorial

Amazing architecture with lush green gardens and ponds, it is the gift of British Raj to the Indians. Located in the heart of the city, made of white marble, it is surrounded by a lake and a huge green garden. The museum has a huge dome with the statue of Queen Victoria, and galleries with beautiful paintings of the British times. There is also a museum, which shows an interesting collection of coins, weapons, textiles, furniture, and artifacts of the Victorian era. It is a must-visit for history and architecture lovers. 

Must See

  • Architecture and design of the memorial
  • The exquisite collection at the galleries and halls
  • Statues in the garden area
  • Light and sound show
  • Son-et-Lumiere shows
  • Musical fountain shows
  • Horse carriage ride

How to reach

Take a metro ride till Rabindra Sadan, it is the nearest metro station and the memorial is at a distance of 5 minutes walk from the station. 

The nearest railway station is Santragachhi and Howrah Station. You need to take a bus or taxi to go from Santragachhi or Howrah to Victoria Memorial.

The basic taxi fare is Rs. 30 for up to the first 2 km and after that the fare increases by Rs. 3 for every additional 0.2 km. Taxis are available at a regular frequency with 0 to 5 minutes wait time.

The basic bus fare is Rs. 7 for up to the first 4 km and after that the fare increases by Re. 1 for every 4 km. The buses are available every 10 minutes.


  • Mobile phones and cameras are allowed inside but photography inside the memorial building is not allowed.
  • A camera with a tripod is not allowed in the Victoria Hall.
  • There are no cloakrooms to keep your belongings.
  • Provides ample seating arrangements for old people and kids, one can stroll around, rest and explore again.

Visit Time

Sunday: 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday: 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Time you can spend

2 to 3 hours


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