Inside Sabarna Sangrahashala সাবর্ণ সংগ্রহশালার ভিতরে
     
Family Kuladevi

Bankim Chandra and Sabarna Paribar

Historic Kolkata Verdict: Job Charnock thrown out of history

History of Ramprasad Sen

Inside Sabarna Sangrahashala সাবর্ণ সংগ্রহশালার ভিতরে

Hungry Generation

The Research Team

Latest Research Documents 1

Latest Research Documents 2

Our Publications

Sabarna Barta Online

Saptarshi  সপ্তর্ষি

International History & Heritage Exhibition 2017

Durga Pujo History দুর্গা পুজোর ইতিহাস

 
Welcome to Sabarna Sangrahashala
The establishment of Sabarna Sangrahashala by the Sabarna Roy Choudhury Paribar Parishad is indeed a great achievement by the family members to preserve and protect the family history and heritage. Apart from preserving history, the Sangrahashala aims at creating awareness among students about history and inspiring them to come forward and protect our rich heritage.



The Sabarna Sangrahashala is located inside a huge residential building of the family which itself is a part of heritage and history. As one enters the museum, history unfolds the mysteries before the eyes. It seems that history itself is telling its own exciting and amazing story. A journey to the past begins………


The unique gallery displays hundreds of rare articles, maps and documents which include the historical Lease Deed of 1698 portraying the Right to rent of the three villages of Sutanuti, Kalikatah and Govindapur given to the East India Company. Visitors may also learn more about the landmark Judgement delivered by the Hon'ble Kolkata High Court dismissing the name of Job Charnock as the founder of Kolkata and the date 24th August, 1690 as the City's birthday. 


The museum possess some of the most rarest documents and articles which includes Kabilatipatras dating 18th and 19th centuries, the most important being the One which has signature of legendary Kavi Ramprasad Sen dated 1794. Other articles include a huge earthen rice pot dating 1840 with a capasity of holding 240 kg of grain, metal Hookah dated circa 1878, a metal candle stand dated circa 1795, grinding wheels dated 1845 and 1850. The exclusive collection of rare Coins and Stamps are an added attraction for numismatics and philatelists.





Special exhibitions are also held where some new and exclusive historical source materials or articles of utmost value are displayed before common visitors. An annual exhibition is held every year on February 8th to celebrate the World Museum Day.





The museum is open to all everyday, except Thursdays, from 10 am to 12 noon and from 5 pm to 7 pm. Entry is absolutely free. So have a glimpse of the Real Kolkata. History talks here.

The Sub Committee for the family museum:
The Museum and Library maintained by:
Bijali Roy Choudhury
Sandeep Roy Choudhury
Sucharita Roy Choudhury
Arnab Das
Moumita Bose
Antariksh Das 
Arkaprovo Das
Dr. Shankar Bhattacharya Roy Choudhury
 

Computer and Photographic help:
Sanjay Roy Choudhury

Original Idea:
Sujata Roy Choudhury
Devarshi Roy Choudhury
 
Curator: 
Devarshi Roy Choudhury 

The Advisory Board for Sabarna Sangrahashala:
Naresh Bandhopadhyay, Museum expert
Kartik Lahiri, Eminent Writer
Radharaman Rai, Writer & historian
Pannalal Ghosh, Eminent Journalist 
Ishrat Jahan Unity (Bangladesh), Poet & Guest Editor of Saptarshi
 
 

 
   
 

Sabarna Sangrahashala, Saptarshi Bhawan, Baro Bari, Barisha, Kolkata-700008. West Bengal, INDIA