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Crafts Museum, New Delhi

(3.6/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Inspect the collection at Crafts Museum, a repository dedicated to all living crafts and skills still in common use. Designed by renowned architect Charles Correa, the museum building represents traditional rural architecture with internal courtyards, tiled roofs, arches, and carved doors. Peruse some 3,000 objects displayed in galleries, which represents just a small portion of the total collection of 33,000 pieces. Besides examining the exhibitions, you can also visit the library, audio-visual room, and take part in the education program. If you tire from all the wandering, head to the cafe to rest and refresh yourself with a variety of regional delicacies. Use our New Delhi travel itinerary planner to add Crafts Museum and other attractions to your New Delhi vacation plans.
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  • A visit to this Museum, outdoor, nicely organized, allows to have an overview of the arts and crafts of different Indian States. Paintings, weavings, decorative items, traditional rural architecture. With a fixed price shop, and a very good restaurant (Lota coffee)
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  • So the crafts museum has two parts - 1. Houses- An array of houses from all around india. These are traditional houses that encompass the culturally diverse arts. 2. Artisan Shops- The artisans from d...  more »
  • We enjoyed our visit to the craft museum although several parts were closed when we went. There is an area where local craftsmen can sell their crafts and a traditional puppet show was on while we wer...  more »