National Museum

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  • Address: Netaji Subhash Rd, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
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  • 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

National Museum - Review

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
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TripHobo Highlights for National Museum

  • National Museum Address: Netaji Subhash Rd, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
  • National Museum Contact Number: 011-23271821
  • National Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • National Museum Price: 20 INR
  • Best time to visit National Museum(preferred time): 10:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit National Museum: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting National Museum

  • 13.07% of people who visit Delhi include National Museum in their plan

  • 70.59% of people start their National Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see National Museum

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting National Museum

People normally club together Old Fort and Appu Ghar while planning their visit to National Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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National Museum, Delhi Reviews

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  • It located in heart of New Delhi nearby the famous India Gate. Established in 1949, it is one of the largest museums in India, managed and governed by Ministry of Culture, India. One would require two-three visits to see and comprehend the entire set of exhibits if interested in Indian history and cultural legacy. Admissions are open between 10 AM till 6 PM on all days except Mondays (weekly off) and on national holidays.The lighting, display windows/shelves have been improved over the years, and now give a modern feel. There are well maintained washrooms on each floor, and a souvenir shop on the second floor. Ticket rates are minimal and there is hardly any queue- which reflects waning interest of masses in such an intellectual activity. The exhibits can summarized as- Coins, Vedic Scriptures, Architectural/Art Pieces and variety of articles ranging from pre-historic era to modern works of art. It is a must see attraction.

  • Very well maintained and lovely museum. Free guided tours are available at around 11 am and 3pm

  • Delhi The National Museum in New Delhi, also known as the National Museum of India, is one of the largest museums in India. Established in 1949, it holds variety of articles ranging from pre-historic era to modern works of art. It functions under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. The museum is situated on the corner of Janpath and Maulana Azad Road.[1] The blue–print of the National Museum had been prepared by the Gwyer Committee set up by the Government of India in 1946. The museum has around 200,000 works of art, both of Indian and foreign origin, covering over 5,000 years.

  • National Museum is one of India's best museums. It has centuries old articles including Hadappa civilization, Gupta Dynasty, Maurya Dynasty, Kushan Dynasty and many more... A wonderful place for history lovers and who wants to see the glorious Indian past. You can take your kids along with and they will have a great time. It has wonderful sculptures of Lord Buddh, and many others. You can enjoy tea and Samosa also in the canteen during your visit... Overall, a must see place for anyone and everyone who visits Delhi... The best time is from October to March...

  • The National museum is situated near the Rajpath which covers the monuments like Rajbhavan and India gate.It has proper arrangements of security personnels right from entrance till exit.The place is well equipped for physically challenged people as well as differently abled people. One of the major attraction are audio guide of the campus which provides support in most of the majorly spoken languages.The place is spacious , very well arranged and maintained too. It filled me with many news exciting question although many of my already existing doubts were cleared and I also corrected my facts which were incorrectly recorded.It has 3 floors and it gives you so much information that after a while you realise u need a full day or two days to throughly enjoy this masterpiece created by the archaeological department of Indian government. The capmus also homes a cafeteria to get urself some desrved snacks and refreshments.Some sexlctions were closed for maintenance purpose which gives u a reason to visit again because no part is worth missing.Overall I had and amazing experience visiting this place.

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