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National Museum

Janpath, New Delhi 110011, India
91-011-3018415
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The National Museum always had an excellent collection of exhibits but it’s poor display, lighting and signage let it down. No more. The new look Museum has introduced a series of exhibitions, which are carefully curated and includes exhibits from across the country, even from...More

Thank sanjay b
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This 3 store building houses the most exlusive and well preservered artifacts, jewellery, armory, weaponry, coins and art along with ancient sculptures. I spent 2,5 hours and got to see all the marvelous and great historical objects. It was astonishing experience. The musum was not...More

Thank Victor P
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited the museum with my friends just to explore the ancient architecture and statues. Museum is good and free for students. Canteen there is providing food at a very high cost but Museum is must visit if anyone visits New Delhi. And every room...More

Thank Dhruv A
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum is large, quite rich and informative. Most of all I liked the Gandhara sculpture hall and the exhibits of the Mughal epoch. However, at the exit a security officer scans you - searching for stolen exhibits. I would call it not caution, but...More

Thank Cyril1979
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must say I was sceptical at first having always dreaded History at school. However, my concept changed entirely, all credits to my tour guide Ms Shahwati Choudhary. What a fantastic job she did taking us through history and explaining everything so vividly. I took...More

1  Thank ShilpiSharma
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We planned this trip on a Sunday morning.We reached this place by Delhi metro . The nearest metro station is Central Secretariat. The opening timing is 10:00am and it closes at 6:00pm. The museum is also closed on Monday and all national holidays. The entry...More

Thank Arizatur
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

We went prepared to spend the whole afternoon there, and we did. Every room has stunning pieces from the long and varied history of the places that make up modern India. Exquisite statues, fine cavings, breath-taling jewellry. These will not disappoint. Everything is helpfully labelled....More

Thank Stephenbkk20156
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

This was a surprising highlight of our Indian travels. A modern museum with so much to see, well displayed in clean, well kept rooms. We didn't leave enough time for it all so had to hurry through the last bits which was disappointing as the...More

2  Thank fromagebleu
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

I love museums and the collection at the National Museum was fabulous and eclectic. Collections include Harrapan Civilization, Buddhist Art, Indian Miniature Paintings, Coins and Scripts, Decorative Arts, Jewels, Central Asian Antiquities, and others. A few of the galleries are closed for renovation. Sadly, like...More

1  Thank TIGGERALA
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

This place will make you fall in love with history again. A well-maintained museum (which is quite rare nowadays). Definitely worth spending an hour or two for sure.

Thank PatilChinar
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Response from Suez1956 | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course, there are objects from Harappa Mohenjodaro till the 19th century here.. A proper visit of the National Museum requires at least a full day if not more....
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