India contains some wonderful museums, from the massive ones in cities like Kolkata or Delhi to those in smaller towns.
The Haveli Musuem in Udaipur contains puppets, restored rooms, and the world's largest turban. The turban has been designed so that, viewed from different angles, it is tied like different types of turban:
There were also a couple of rooms filled with polystyrene models:
Kolkata's Indian Museum is my favourite museum in India so far. It took me half an hour to find someone to give me a camera permit, but I persisted because I had to take some photographs. It was the most atmospheric museum I've ever been in, with rows of wooden cases filled with exhibits.
Dad spotted the exhibit below, the Tools of a Field Geologist.
Among them was a 'stuffed bird'. I have no idea why a geologist would need a stuffed bird.
Most Indian Museums contain taxidermy. Some of it is excellent, but there are the occasional examples that don't look entirely life-like:my mailing list