Monday, 6 January 2020

The National Museum New Delhi India

The National Museum in Delhi is often referred as the National Museum of India. It is one of the largest Indian museums holding over 2, 00,000 works of excellent art, both Indian and foreign origin which dates back to 5000 years of our cultural legacy. It is located on the corner of Janpath and Maulana Azad Road.

Museum Timings:

Tuesday to Sunday: 10 A.M. to 6 P.M
Monday - Closed for visitors.

National Museum’s affluent congregation ranges from prehistoric archaeology to contemporary tribal and folk-art objects. This includes a prestigious collection of approximately 800 sculptures mostly of stone, bronze and terracotta dating from 3rd century B.C., through the 19th century A.D., embodying all major regions, periods and schools of art such as from Harappan civilization, Buddhist art and archaeology, Indian miniature paintings, evolution of Indian scripts and coins, central Asian Antiquity, coins, Indian textiles, wood carvings, musical instruments, arms ,and armours.

The National Museum New Delhi India

Audio tour is also available in English, French, German, Japanese and Hindi languages.  The Museum contains much more than what is depicted and one has to visit to understand the heritage.

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