Prince of Wales Museum

The Prince of Wales Museum is another famous place of tourist interest in Mumbai. This museum was built in the 20th century to commemorate the visit of Prince of Wales. The structure was designed by George Wittet, who is also reputed as the designer of the prestigious Gateway of India. This museum houses for a good collection of ancient Indus Valley artifacts dating back to 2000 BC, plus some priceless Tibetan and Nepali Art. There is an entire gallery devoted to Buddhist Tankha scrolls and another to Tibetan bronzes, but the chief attraction here is the collection of over 2000 miniature paintings from the various art schools of India.

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