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Crafts Museum

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History is brought to life at this excellent museum, where artisans demonstrate traditional embroidery, weaving, carving and pottery.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Bhairon Rd, New Delhi 110001, India
11 337 1353
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Crafts Museum visit was fun for us and for the kids. Saw some really interesting works of art. Kids were quite intrigued.

2  Thank PushExplore
Reviewed 13 August 2018

It's a great place to visit along with family and friends. One gets to see a lot of artisan work. We enjoyed and learnt a lot during this visit.

Thank AshishS3612
Reviewed 1 August 2018

There are about 15000 objects and to see such a variety one needs a few years . The gold leaf printed fabric of Rajasthan is something which is admirable . Governor Amolak Rattan Kohli

Thank AmolakRattanK
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Really interesting museum of traditional crafts, housed in multiple buildings and with an outdoor area as well. If only it wasn’t 110 today. The main display has a cooling system and was small but very interesting. The textiles are separate in a run-down setting and...More

1  Thank Picky2traveler
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Well it's the biggest irony that inspite of being centrally located right next to Zoo and Pragati Maidan Gate no. 1 this place has very few visitors. It seems people don't know about it. Bureaucrats, ambassadors, art lovers and their families and friends are the...More

1  Thank 87stutik
Reviewed 17 March 2018

The indoor displays are certainly worthy of five stars: amazing carvings and paintings with very good information. The temporary textile exhibition was also excellent. The outside display of village houses completely lacked information about different styles of building - a sadly missed opportunity. It is...More

1  Thank SJ49-London
Reviewed 11 March 2018

the textiles on display are truly awestriking - the restof the stalls/huts are very disappointing & in dire need of a little TLC (which I believe is happening). Murals on all the walls are really interesting if you take a few minutes to pay attention.

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 11 March 2018

This museum is basically in two parts with a fist sections presenting craftsmen from various part of the country who sell their art and the second that is a real museum. The latter presents a wide diversity of pieces and some are spectacular and certainly...More

1  Thank JMGeneva
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This museum is under construction so the facility is not top notch however the pieces on exhibition are really incredible specially the fabrics The store is great with beautiful pieces from all the country at decent prices Also there are artisans in the patio selling...More

1  Thank gabymassiel
Reviewed 3 March 2018

My driver took me to several museums and art galleries in his attempt to locate this, the one I wanted. Not well known apparently. This is a shame as there is lots to see and it was very quiet during my visit. Laid out in...More

Thank LibladyHighWycombe
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20 March 2018|
Response from anonymous055 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you ask the Museum directly. I wish you luck.
Mukund K
19 December 2017|
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Response from flotrowski | Reviewed this property |
I took photos outside. I don't remember about inside.