Shahaji Chhatrapati Museum is at New Palace in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Curious and interesting collections from the possessions of Maharaja Shahaji Chhatrapati like guns, trophies and clothes are preserved here. The Maharaja was died recently died in 1983. British architect Charles Mant designed the New Palace in 1881 in the Indo-Sarcenic style.
The museum also has large, excellent weapons collection, including a
gold-plated, double-barreled shotgun, some swords, and other guns. There
is also one of Aurangzeb's swords at the Shahaji Chhatrapati Museum.
Kolhapur is well connected by air, rail and road with major cities of
India. Hotels are available in Kolhapur.
Shahaji Chhatrapati museum has a fine collection of paintings, sculpture and photographs.