Museums

craft museumNational Handicrafts & Handlooms Museum

Indian museum of the handmade as a fundamental activity across India. This museum looks more like a craft village and shows various craft traditions that are still in common use. You can also find there a library with some 12,000 books and journals, an audio-visual room and a modest conservation laboratory.

  • Free
  • Metro: Pragati Maidan
  • Opening Hours: 10am – 5pm
  • Closed on Monday
  • Address: Bhairon Marg, Pragati Maidan

National Gandhi Museum

gandhi museumInteresting museum which contains huge picture galleries depicting Gandhi’s life, work and ideals in photographs, paintings and his relics. Also a well-maintained library having roughly 40,000 books, magazines, his correspondence, books on world peace and religions.

  • Free
  • Metro: New Delhi, Near Raj Gat
  • Opening Hours: 9:30am – 5:30pm
  • Closed on Monday
  • Address: Raj Ghat, Balmiki Basti, Vikram Nagar

Raj Gat

raj ghatMemorial to Mahatma Gandhi. This is a black marble platform that marks the spot of Mahatma’s cremation on the 31st of January 1948, one day after his assassination.

  • Free
  • Metro: New Delhi, Near Gandhi Museum
  • Opening Hours: Sunrise to Sunset
  • Daily
  • Address: Gandhi Smriti, Raj Ghat

 

National Museum

national museumA huge 4-floor museum which collects all Indian historical, cultural and artistic objects

  • Price for Foreigner*: 300rs
  • Price for National: 10rs
  • Metro: Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan
  • Opening Hours: 10am – 5pm
  • Closed on Monday

 

National Gallery of Modern Art

national gallery modern artThis is the premier art gallery under Ministry of Culture, Government of India. Its collections (paintings, sculptures, etc) include several thousands of works of Indian as well as foreign artists

  • Price for Foreigner*: 150rs
  • Price for National: 10rs
  • Metro: Rajiv Chowk
  • Opening Hours: 10am – 5pm
  • Closed on Monday

*If you pay taxes in India and have a PAN card, you will be charged as a national! Don’t forget it!

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