National Museum, New Delhi

3.6
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. Put National Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our New Delhi vacation builder .
Create an itinerary including National Museum
map
Places to stay near National Museum
National Museum Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5
645 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • The entrance includes an audio tour which really made the visit worth while. The layout of the museum isn't always easy to follow and some areas were under construction. Very few pieces were behind gl...  more »
  • Namaste. If you want to experience Indian culture in the broadest sense I you Council the national museum. There one afternoon to find out. In all cases excellent exposure.
    View original
  • This museum contains the best sculptures of the Hindu schools throughout its history. And the art-object rooms are a sanctuary of perfect beauty in all kinds of items. Not do so without time, the pena disfritarlo is worth slowly. Some theaters like mining and fossil seems that the Museum has not changed since the English did, from showcases to labels of the above there. Recommended if you have time.
    View original

Plan your trip to New Delhi

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to National Museum by other users

1 day in New Delhi BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in New Delhi BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 36 days in India BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in India, Bhutan & Nepal BY A USER FROM MEXICO October, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in New Delhi BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 5 days in New Delhi BY A USER FROM JORDAN August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in New Delhi BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in New Delhi BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in New Delhi BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in New Delhi BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans