In the Royal Gallery there are countless oil paintings which illustrate episodes from Queen Victoria's long, exciting life, reign, coronation in the Westminster Abbey in June 1838; her marriage with Prince Albert (1840) in the Chapel Royal at St. James' Palace; the baptism, wedding of her son, her residence of Frogmore, Queen Victoria at the first Jubilee service in Westminster Abbey in 1887 and the Second Jubilee service of Queen Victoria at St. Paul's Cathedral, June 1897 etc. A number of her possessions, resembling the pianoforte, her place of tuition in childhood, personal writing desk, chair taken for each day communication at Windsor, scrapbooks of her letters in Hindustani, for Queen was tought in the language by her preferred Indian attendant Abdul Karim, the very last letter she wrote to her people in India and many more.
The memorial is renowned for its exhibits of Indian and Western Paintings, manuscripts, postage stamps, Mughal miniatures, books that date back to the 1870, statues and sculptures, arms and armaments, sketches and further things of historic value in its Museum and Art Gallery. At the moment it is one of the chief attractions for tourists in Kolkata. At this juncture, on weekends, public picnic, families assemble, and transiting pilgrims bring flowers to the statue of "Maharani Victoria". Two regular sound and light show both in English and Bengali are held in the evening. The memorial remains open from 10 am to 17 pm on every weekdays excluding on Mondays and public holidays. For Indians the entry fee to the museum is Rs.10/-for all foreigners the entry fee to the museum is Rs.150/-. The Memorial is an autonomous body managed by a Board of Trustees with the Governor of West Bengal as the Chairperson, and is under the 'administrative control' of the Ministry of Culture, Government of India.