Kalpana Mangaldas Balayatan Museum of Toys, Crafts & Performing Arts

 

Ambawadi
Ahmedabad 380 015
Gujarat
Tel: 6601338, 6601378, 6601588

Timings

Timings:10.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. & 2.00 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. Closed: Monday and nine other Festival holidays.

A children's museum that has a collection of more than 3000 objects gathered from 54 states and countries. Some of the objects on display from various states are: Kerala: bell metal vessels, lamps, Kathakali dancers UP: traditional masks, costumes, ornaments,weapons Bengal: Toys and masks Orissa:Famous temple structures, models of wood and cloth Manipur: models of players and singers Other Asian cultures: Japanese, Indonesian,European Animals:A complete elephant skeleton, (3.5 metres. high) - one of the biggest in India The coin collection consists of coins from 40 countries of the world. The complex has a library.



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