National Museum, New Delhi

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Explore one of the largest collections in India at National Museum, an attraction dedicated to art history, ranging from pre-historic to modern times. You can spend hours perusing around 200,000 art pieces from all over the world. You'll also find the National Museum Institute of History of Arts, Conservation and Museology on the ground floor. Jewelry, anthropology, publications, pre-Columbian art, manuscripts, paintings, and arms and armor are just a few of the departments that await you in this extensive museum. For National Museum and beyond, use our New Delhi tour planner to get the most from your New Delhi vacation.
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  • If you like to think about India only as Gandhi country, don't go there. If you like to think about India only for the bargains and street chaos, don't go there. If you remember smels and flavours whe...  more »
  • 印度國家博物館非常值得去參觀,尤其裡面展出很多無論是佛教,印度教等等的佛像,及法器.國家博物館設有導覽員,及導覽機,國外人士參觀印度國家博物館收費較高.但非常值得大家去參觀,在附近也有很多旅遊景點.不妨大家到印度來走走.  more »
  • Worth doing the audio tour as lots can be missed, the museum has some beautiful pieces and a gallery of miniature paintings well worth a few hours visit  more »
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  • such a great experience this is the greatest museum in this city . located at great location . good environment and easily reachable. you can see here ancient indian sculptures. highly recommend
  • This is the best museum in the city, revamped and always evolving and hosting new events and special exhibits every month. Over the past few years I have been visiting the National Museum almost 4 times a year thanks to all those amazing artifacts they keep bringing out. Tickets have been increased marginally but they have removed the charges for still camera (video is prohibited) so its all good. You can visit their website and sign up to get a free guided tour by one of their trained volunteers, or you can do what I do, 3 visits to complete the entire museum because each floor needs an entire day to see properly :)
  • Come and explore the past of the India. This well maintained museum features many rare collection of Indus Valley Civilization. It has also depicted the ancient war paintings and architecture and metallurgical skills of Indians.
  • Beautifully maintained and well lit. The most mesmerizing section is the early civilisation one. To see all those Harrapan era artefacts is sure to give you goosebumps. However, give a full 4-5 hrs to explore the museum properly. Otherwise you'll miss out on some important artefacts. Walkthroughs are also provided. Don't forget to take one
  • Fantastic collection, actually a treasure trove. A walk is designed in chronological order almost reconstructing a walk through time! Harappan artifact of the dancing girl, priest and Tipu sultan's sword are personal favorites here. You can take the audio tour at a nominal cost to make the experience richer !