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Delhi Tourism - Wednesday, November 23, 2011 1:02:18 PM



The largest museum of New Delhi, India, the National museum at Janpath, offers a unique insight into the history and culture of India. It has a wide array of exhibits, depicting the 5000 years of Indian history. Visitors find each and every art of Moghul period. The three floors of the museum offer splendid and priceless pieces of Indian art and sculpture that have been arranged in galleries, according to the period to which they belong.

Admission
10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. (Monday Closed)
 
Entry Fee
Indian Citizens - Rs. 10 each.
Other - Rs. 300 each (inclusive of Audio Tour Charges).
Students - Rs. 1 each.
 
Audio Tour available in English, French, German, Japenese and Hindi languages.
 
Audio Tour Charges
For Indian Citizens
English
Rs. - 150 each
Rs. 400 for 2 adults and 2 Children below 12 years Family Rate.
 
Hindi
Rs. - 100 each
Rs. 200 for 2 adults and 2 Children below 12 years Family Rate.




Cameras (still) for
Indian Citizens - Rs. 20 per Camera.
Others - Rs. 300 per Camera.

 

 

 


Rich cultural heritage of National Museum:

National Museum, New Delhi, today , has in its possession over 2,00,000 works of exquisite art, both of Indian and Foreign origin covering more than 5,000 years of our cultural heritage.

Vastness of collection:
Apart from the collections of Pre-historic Archaeology, Archaeology, Jewellery,Paintings, Decorative arts, Manuscripts, Central Asian Antiquities, Arms and Armour, etc. ,the Museum today has a separate branches of publication, Hindi, Public Relations, Education, Library, Exhibition cell, Display, Modelling, Photography, Security and Administration.

Conservation Laboratory:
A well equipped conservation laboratory not only provides restoration to all the organic and inorganic art objects but also training facilities to students and deserving professionals, including restoration of oil-paintings in India.

Strife to preserve cultural relics:
The National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology came into existence in 1983 and now is Deemed to be a University provides various Courses with its campus at National Museum, New Delhi.

Location: Janpath, New Delhi

Year of Establishment: 1949

Attractions: Sir Aurel Stein's collection, Artifacts of Indus Valley Civilization, Indian miniature paintings, Film shows on art heritage of India, etc.

Timing: 10.00 am To 5.00 pm & Monday Closed.




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