National Museum of India

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 CultureGovernment of India. The museum is situated on the corner of Janpath and Maulana Azad Road 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.

It also houses the National Museum Institute of History of Arts, Conservation and Museology on the first floor which was established in 1983 and now is a Deemed University  since 1989, and runs Masters and Doctoral level courses in History Of Art, Conservation and Museology. 


AddressRajpath Crossing, Janpath, New Delhi, Delhi
Entry fee:Entry Fee for Students : 1 Rs.
Entry Fee for Indians : 10 Rs.
Entry fee for Foreigners : 300 Rs.
Fee for Audio :Fee for Indians (Hindi Language) : 100 Rs.
Fee for Indians (Other Languages) : 150 Rs.
Timings :Visiting Hours - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Phone No (Official)+91-11-23792775
Photography allowed or notAllowed
Still Camera Fee :For Indians 20 Rs.
For Foreigners 300 Rs.
Nearest metro stationCentral Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan Metro Station

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