The college had organized an educational visit to ‘Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya’ formerly named ‘prince of wales museum of western India’. It is the main museum in Mumbai. It was founded in the early years of the 20th century by prominent citizens of Mumbai, with the help of the government to commemorate the visit of George V who was the prince of wales that time. The museum was renamed in 1998 after Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
The museum has a beautiful infrastructure and indeed a very educational appeal.The trip was divided into sections . The first section that was the ‘natural history’ section. Which focused on the animals. It was the most beautiful aspect of that museum which showcased the animals which are nowhere to be seen these days.
The next section was a visit to the section of sculptures and historic writing. wherein they saw a s Huqqa pot which had a silver fret work from Punjab 19th century CE from Sir Ratan Tata Art Collection. Postcards from the 1869 by Dr. Emanuel Hermann were on display. There were various sculptures from the past and also different stone inscriptions.
Later the print gallery on the first floor had pictures of old India. The set up in there was very beautiful with the images and looking at the beauty of old India.
All the students got an opportunity to experience and learn something new from the things they saw at the museum. They students came back with an enriching experience.