National Museum, Delhi

National Museum, New Delhi, Rajpath Area, Central Secretariat, New Delhi, Delhi 110001

National Museum

National Museum


There are a lot of places to visit for a tourist in Delhi ranging from historical monuments, gardens, temples and museum. Delhi sightseeing includes visit to the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Akshardham temple, Zoological Park, Purana Quila, Science Museum, National museum.
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About National Museum
National Museum is also known as National Museum of India. It was established in the year 1949 and is one of the largest museums of India. The exhibits in the National museum are a collection of about 200,000 works of art of both Indian and foreign origin covering the rich cultural heritage of numerous countries of the world. These artefacts are displayed in different art galleries in the museum:
· Harappan Gallery
· Maurya, Shunga and Satvahana Arts Gallery
· Kushana Gallery
· Gupta Gallery
· Medieval Arts Gallery
· Decorative Arts Gallery
· Miniature Paintings Gallery
· Buddhist Artefacts Gallery
· Evolution of Indian Scripts & Coins Gallery
· Bronze Gallery
The National Museum is open for visitors six days a week, from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. It is closed on Monday. The entry fee for Indian citizens is Rs 20 per person and Rs 650 per person for foreign nationals which includes Audio Guide. Entry for school students is free. Videography is not allowed in the premises and still cameras are allowed with prior permission. The museum authorities organise an audio tour of the museum for about 75 minutes in Hindi, English, German, French and Japanese.
People who are art lovers and love to explore the cultural heritage of various civilizations and countries must visit the national museum. It is also a very informative place for children and students.
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