LOCATION : Bal Bhawan , Udyog Path, Sector 23-B, Chandigarh, 160023
TIMINGS : 10 : 00 A.M. TO 04 : 30 P.M. (TUESDAY TO SUNDAY )
ENTRY FEE : Rs 10/person , Rs 5 extra for the Camera and Free for Children
It is one of the best museums of India and internationally acclaimed which houses splendid dolls and puppets gathered from all over the world. International Dolls Museum was established in the year 1985 by Chandigarh administration in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Chandigarh. The collection of dolls here as well as a replica of a railway station in Germany in this museum keeps on attracting thousands of visitors very month. It was set up for the purpose of entertaining the kids though this museum is a place of joy and happiness for anyone who comes here. You can find about 250 different kinds of dolls collected from countries like Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Russia and Korea etc. An added attraction for children is the toy train. It is a must visit place of the city.
“We went here to show the place to our 3-yr old kid. She enjoyed it and so did we. It is just dolls, but the management has tried to provide context by having dolls from each state and several countries too. Apart from these, few stories like ALI BABA & 40 thieves , etc are depicted using dolls.”