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National Museum

Janpath, New Delhi 110011, India
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Janpath, New Delhi 110011, India
Janpath, New Delhi 110011, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good collection on the development of the Sanskrit alphabets, musical instruments. The best part is the exhibitors on the Harappa Valley Civilization. Although small for a National Museum it’s worth the visit. Cafeteria does not work reliably however, so take your own sandwich.

Thank martonjudit
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a good museum, but definitely lacks many things when its a national museum and maintained by Government. It is very small, compared to the other museums in the country or any other place, the number of galleries were less and you can complete...More

Thank arinds
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a Museum for those interested in Buddhist and Indian Sculptures - if you like this form art then this is the place for you. Some outstanding pieces of work are on display but there is a lot of them. However, there are many...More

Thank ESVincent
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great musuem. When we went the credit card machine would not take our cards and we didn't have enough rupees. had to walk a mile to a government building to use an ATM to get cash. Great walk and saw monkeys on the street. Beautiful...More

Thank cabell2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is situated on the corner of Janpath. This museum has wide and variety of collection of art works(manuscripts, painting, armors, jewellery etc.) which includes indian as well foreign origin also. Some of them are 5000 years old too.

Thank vps15
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Museum houses an outstanding collection of items from India’s history, but some of the luster is removed because of the physical state of the museum. It is in desperate need of an upgrade. That said, it is well worth a visit. This is a...More

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a travesty to ignore this museum, both for Indians and for those visiting India. The content of this place is solid, with marvelous, awe-inspiring sculptures from every major era of Indian history, starting from the Harappa, Mohenjo Daro civilizations to modern day exhibits,...More

Thank Srabonti B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very informative with regards to Harappan Civilization,Maurya,Shunga, Satvahana Art,Kushan (Gandhara, Mathura & Ikshvaku Art,Gupta Art,Bronzes of Natraj and Buddhist culture.Really worth seeing if you have sufficient time.

Thank kamal_innovaa
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love a well-designed, informative museum with modern exhibits and good lighting, this one will surely disappoint you. It's large and the collection is good, but displays are poor. Several rooms were being renovated when I visited. However, most of it is old-style and...More

Thank Macloo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great museum - quiet and peaceful way to spend a few hours away from the hustle of the city. Educational and well laid out.

Thank londonbos2n
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Saddha Y
1 December 2017|
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Response from Pulkita P | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's a staff canteen downstairs, next to which is a decent visitor cafeteria.
4 November 2017|
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Response from Amit S | Reviewed this property |
Hi you can carry your camera inside the museum without any charge and you can take as many photos as you wish.
24 September 2017|
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Response from mukhtar8501 | Reviewed this property |
There is a free parking next to the museum ... if u can't find just ask the security person at the gate they would definitely guide you to the parking lot ...