National Museum, Delhi

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  • Address: Netaji Subhash Rd, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 011-23271821
  • Ticket Price: 20 INR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: History Museum, Family And Kids, Natural History Museum
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About National Museum, Delhi

The National Museum in Delhi is a very important History Museum in India. This museum, founded sometime in 1959 houses a varied collection. Several collections ranging from archeological and anthropological artifacts to paintings and decorative arts are on display here.

The museum is huge so a day may not be enough to see everything but don’t miss out on the highlights of each field. The ground floor has the library the auditorium and most prominently collections from the Harappa civilization as well as Buddhist art. The first floor has several different collections of paintings and manuscripts. The second floor is perhaps the most engaging with tribal art work, clothes from different eras, copper plates and weapons and armor all put on display. The museum is a great way to learn more about several aspects of India so be sure to put it on your must see list if that interests you.

An interesting museum that houses an elaborate collection of archaeological and anthropological artefacts, the National Museum of Delhi is a must visit during your visit to the city. Buy tickets for National Museum and get to explore this attraction in a more detailed way. When you book National Museum tickets with us, you get the opportunity of easy access and discounted National Museum ticket prices. National Museum tickets sell like hot cakes! Come Fast and Book Faster!

National Museum Information

  • Video and mobile cameras are not allowed inside the museum.
  • Students with an identity card have the entrance fees of INR 1.
  • Do not carry bags to the museum. There are facilities to store them but it will be inconvenient for you.

National Museum Ticket Prices

  • Foreigners: Rs. 650 (including Rs. 150 audio guide)
  • Students: Free (Upto Class 12th)

How To reach National Museum by Public Transport

  • National Museum Bus Stop- 505, 521, 522 ,526, 531, 580, 615. HoHo Bus (Delhi Tourism Service)
  • Nearest Metro Station: Jor Bagh

Restaurants Near National Museum

  • Karim’s
  • Gold Eye
  • Barista

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Things to Know Before Visiting National Museum

  • 4.31% of people who visit Delhi include National Museum in their plan

  • 40.28% of people start their National Museum visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see National Museum

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

93.39% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting National Museum

People normally club together Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and India Gate And Rajpath while planning their visit to National Museum.

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National Museum, Delhi Reviews

  • I visited this place in Oct 2016 . It's near the india gate . You have to reach central Secretariat metro if you coming from metro. Amazing Awesome it's most interesting place for me . I love my nation and love it's history. If you are scholar you can't see this place in one go. Before visited this place I read history in ncert text and never seen thing found in excavation with my naked eyes. But here you see all these things.

  • Great collection of artifacts can be found here. Architecture of the museum is also great. Officials don't allow bags inside, so they have a cloak room in the campus. All the ancient collection of artifacts and old jwellery as well as coins and other sclupture can be found here. Some paintings are just amazing.

  • Its a very good place to explore about India’s past and history. You will find amazing things and time will fly by if you are interested in historical things. This place is easily accessible even for differently abled people. Timings are 10am to 5pm everyday except Mondays. Ticket price is Rs20 for Indian Adults and Rs 650 for foreign tourists.

  • decorated awesome,, beautifull collection. and i love harappan gallery

  • A great collection and an awesome maintenance. Cafeteria food is good. A proper look takes nearly 3-4 hours. One should definitely take the audio tour.

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