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Vikrant Maritime Museum

The former aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy, INS Vikrant has been turned into the Vikrant Maritime Museum. It is anchored in Mumbai harbor.

The ship was built in 1945 by the British and bought by India in 1957. It took part in various wars including the war against Pakistan as well as in the liberation of Goa from the hands of the Portuguese. It also carried Harrier jump jets, Seahawks and helicopters.

The museum displays diving bells, submarines and various aircrafts. There is an enormous deck with take-off and landing strips. It can be visited on a small entrance fee that includes the ferry fee to the ship.

One can visit the museum from Tuesdays to Sundays from 11:00 hrs to 16:30 hrs.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Greater Mumbai
Location: Mumbai harbor


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