National Museum, New Delhi

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Explore one of the largest collections in India at National Museum, an attraction dedicated to art history, ranging from pre-historic to modern times. You can spend hours perusing around 200,000 art pieces from all over the world. You'll also find the National Museum Institute of History of Arts, Conservation and Museology on the ground floor. Jewelry, anthropology, publications, pre-Columbian art, manuscripts, paintings, and arms and armor are just a few of the departments that await you in this extensive museum. Put National Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our New Delhi vacation builder.
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  • Not worth visiting the place. Ome of the worst museum I've ever visited. Presumably, the British stole everything and they have nothing to display. It has a bunch of clay bows, coins and plenty of...  more »
  • Set up in 1949, this National Museum houses over 2 million artefacts from the ancient civilisation. On display are the Relics of the Buddha (5th to 4th BCE), unearthed in Uttar Pradesh. Outstanding...  more »
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  • A great centre to know about our history and past.. With beautiful demonstration from different stages Must visit place.. If you are interested in knowing about historical things.. Excellent museum. Good collection of sculptures, decorative arts and paintings. Coins gallery is also worth a visit.
  • National Museum in Delhi has many things to offer you if you are interested in history, sculptures, ancient Indian civilization. It showcases many departments like history, science, modern arts, science and latest innovations. You can spend almost half day here. There is small shop inside from there you can purchase replica of some of the antic piece. It will help you understand India from ancient times to modern times. How we India had done innovations in very old times with limited tools and technologies. Amazing place to visit for students.

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