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Jawahar Toy Museum Puducherry Address: Near Old Lighthouse, Goubert Avenue, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, 605002, India

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Jawahar Toy Museum Puducherry Timings

Day Timing
Monday Closed / Holiday
Tuesday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wedesday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Note: Jawahar Toy Museum Puducherry is closed on Mondays and National Holidays

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A few places leave an indelible mark on our memory and bring out the kid in us every once in a while. Such is the effect of the Jawahar Toy Museum in Puducherry. With a wide range of toys of different materials and fabrics, there is something to look forward to for the child in us.

All about Jawahar Toy Museum

A wonderful collection of over 120 dolls welcome you at the Jawahar Toy Museum. While not much is known about its date of establishment and who started it, it still serves as a beautiful reminder of the childhood we spent playing with wooden toys.

The museum holds a prestigious collection of over 120 toys hailing from different parts of the country. You can find traditional make and attire toys from states such as Maharashtra, Assam, Gujarat, Punjab, Kashmir, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Haryana, and several South Indian states too.

Elaborate artistry, designs, shapes, and sizes make this toy museum a delight to visit in Puducherry. One of the most underrated tourist spots in Puducherry, you will witness a rare collection of toys that include stuffed toys, wood and porcelain. In addition, you will also see small and big toys, cars, dolls, small tribal figurines, vintage toy cars, miniature hot air balloons, toy trains and tracks, a gorgeous fairyland, and much more.

Each toy is delicate and hence kept out of reach of any visitor. Instead, you can view them through their showcases that are well-maintained and preserved with utmost care to ensure longevity.

#Trivia: It is a great place to educate your children about different Indian cultures and costumes through these delicate dolls and toys.

Location of the Jawahar Toy museum

The toy museum is close to Gandhi Maidan, near the old lighthouse on Goubert Avenue in Puducherry. It lies close to the bus station and the railway station.

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Entry timing and fees of Jawahar Toy museum

There is no entry fee to visit the Jawahar toy museum in Puducherry. It remains open to the public from 10 am to 5 pm, except Mondays and National holidays.

Best Time to visit Jawahar Toy museum

You can visit the toy museum all through the year, but if you are catching up with other tourist spots of Puducherry, it is best to come here from October to March when the weather is pleasant. Summers are usually hot and humid, making it challenging to move around the UT comfortably.

How to Reach Jawahar Toy Museum Puducherry

The museum is around 2.5 kms from the Puducherry bus stand and approximately 2 kms from the Puducherry railway station.

It will take you around 10 to 15 minutes to reach these locations in a cab or local rickshaw. It is about 5 kms to 6 kms from the Puducherry Airport and takes around 30 mins to get there. You can hire a cab from top car rental companies in Pondicherry to comfortably reach the museum and visit other popular sightseeing places of Pondicherry.

If you are driving from Chennai or other cities nearby, it will take nearly 4 hours or so to cover a distance of 150 kms approximately.

Puducherry is easily accessible from different parts of the country by air, railway, and road. Therefore, you can choose the mode of transportation best suited for you.


Nothing is more precious than memories that get etched in our minds as kids. A visit to the Jawahar Toy museum Puducherry makes you relive all of them and leaves you reeling in nostalgia. The Jawahar toy museum gives you the hour-long joy of seeing their faces light up, a perfect place for kids to learn about different toys, how they are made, and where they come from. Walk-in with your family and kids today!

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