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.
Nearest metro: M.G. Road
Average duration of visit
Museum administered by
Non-profit Organization (Sir J.C. Bose Trust)
Person in charge
93, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Machuabazar
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.
Phone:(033) 2360 0078
Entry is free