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About National Museum

Trace the history of India over the past 5000 years at the National Museum. This attraction in New Delhi is home to some mind-boggling spectacles. It features more than two lakh artifacts, many of which belong to the pre-historic era. You can spot various modern art objects here as well. From Harrapan Civilisation to Lord Buddha's 4th to 5th-century B.C relics, it presents a magnificent show of ancient India. One section of this museum displays the antiques from the Silk Route whereas other showcases woodcarvings, miniature paintings, textiles, musical instruments, armoury, statues and a lot more. Spare at least two hours of your day to explore the objects carefully. In case, you require an audio guide, it is mandatory to bring an identification card. In the premises, the National Museum Institute of the History of Art, Conservation and Museology is also located. It takes out researches on history and heritage of Indian artwork. You can reach here easily by taking a metro to Rajiv Chowk.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon
  • Facilities Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 3 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Family
  • Entry Fee Local Tourist Adult : INR 10 Camera : INR 20 Foreign Tourist Adult : INR 300 Camera : INR 300 Audio Guide Hindi : INR 150 English : INR 400 French : INR 400 German : INR 400
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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