The erstwhile residence of Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose (renowned Bengali physicist, botanist and archaeologist), Acharya Bhaban was constructed in the year 1902 and is known to have served as the hub of Bengal Renaissance. It is where Acharya Bose and his wife Abala Bose played host to many renowned personalities of that time, including Tagore, George Bernard Shaw, Vivekananda, Romain Rolland, Sister Nivedita, Prasanta Mahalanobis, P.C. Ray and Meghnad Saha. Many items and artefacts that belonged to J.C. Bose, his distinctive instruments, including the crescograph, priceless collections of art, frescoes designed by Nandalal Bose and Abanindranath Tagore are among the museum's main highlights and provide ample knowledge about his exemplary life and works.

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Getting there

Nearest metro: M.G. Road

Average duration of visit

1-2 hours

Museum administered by

Non-profit Organization (Sir J.C. Bose Trust)

Person in charge


Quick Facts

93, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Machuabazar

Visiting Time:

Sunday: Closed Monday: Closed Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 2 pm - 4 pm Thursday: 2 pm - 4 pm Friday: Closed Saturday: Closed The Museum remains closed on public holidays.

Entry Fees:

Entry is free

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