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National Museum in Delhi

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Museums in Delhi

Delhi is a perfect example of mix culture and traditions of combination of old and modern country. Just like the ancient historical monuments and other important heritage buildings, even the museums in Delhi allures people of different age groups from all across the world. The museum in Delhi also represents an outstanding heritage of the state.

Air Force Museum

Located at the Palam Air Force Station in the capital city, the Indian Air Force Museum displays an amazing collection of aeroplanes and an armory which reflects the entire Indian Air force history. It showcases the proud achievements of the Indian Air Force all along with the best of what they done in the war for peace.

Address: Palam, Delhi Cantonment
Timing: 10.00am to 5.00pm
Closed on Monday, Tuesday and Public Holidays

Red Fort Archaeological Museum

Situated inside the Mumtaz Mahal of the oldest and the most historic Red Fort in Delhi, The Red Fort Archaeological Museum is purely dedicated to Bahadur Shah Zafar who was India’s last Mughal King. The museum showcases numerous and an impressive objects which dated back from the Mughal period. The museum contains several important things from Mughal era such as artifacts, calligraphy, paintings, textiles and  costumes.

Address: Red Fort, Old Delhi
Timing: 9 AM – 5 PM Daily
Closed on all the Public Holidays

National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum

The National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum is also well known as the National Crafts Museum in Delhi. This museum is famous as one of the largest crafts museums in the country. This museum functions under the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. This is a museum of all the traditional Indian crafts, amazing folk and tribal paintings, metalware, clay and artistic terracotta pots, well-designed wooden carvings and images, toys and images, ancient textiles and jewellery.

Address: Bhairon Road, Pragati Maidan.
Timing: 9:30 AM – 5 PM in the month of July to September & 0930 AM to 0600 PM  in the month of October to June
Closed on Monday and Public Holidays

Shankar’s International Dolls Museum

This museum has one of the largest and an impressive collections of varied costume dolls that attracts lots of people of all groups. The museum can be considered as the worth visiting for children and for all those who want to recall or wants to go back to their childhood fantasy life. The museum has more than 6,500 dolls from approximately eighty-five countries of the globe, which supports in giving the museum as an international personality.

Address: Nehru House, 4, Bahadur shah Zafar Marg.
Timing: 10:00 am to 5.30 pm
Closed on Monday and Public Holidays

National Police Museum

The National Police Museum puts light on the abilities of the whole police organizations and related methods used by them to solve the most complicated or complex crime related cases and how they arrest criminals through such methods. Further, it also exhibits all the advance modern and old technologies which were adopted by Forensic Science Laboratories, Police Forces all across the globe and Finger Print Bureau of Centre and States.

Address: Block No. 4, CGO complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi
Timing: 10.00am To 5:00 pm
Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays

National Science Centre Museum

The National Science Centre is considered as an impressive educational institute which involved in educating lots of people about the great wonders of science in the country. It exhibits the entire history of outstanding architecture and it houses working science exhibition as well.

Address: Bhairon Marg, near Pragati Maidan Gate No. 1
Timing: 10:00 AM to 5.00 PM
Closed on Holi and Diwali

National Rail Museum

The National Rail Museum in Delhi has set up with an objective of providing valuable information about the entire history of the railways of the country. This museum has an attractive, charming and exclusive collection of more than 100 real size displays of the entire Indian Railways.

Address: Chanakyapuri
Timing: 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Closed on Monday and Public Holidays


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