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National Museum

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Address: Janpath, New Delhi 110011, India
Phone Number: 91-011-3018415
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US$32.00*
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A Good Overview in 2 hours or so

This is not a top 10 visit but it is a very worthwhile tour especially on a very hot day or a very rainy one. You will get a very good overview of this extraordinary country over... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Arnold, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is not a top 10 visit but it is a very worthwhile tour especially on a very hot day or a very rainy one. You will get a very good overview of this extraordinary country over the ages. Many of the items are beautiful in their own right but I was most impressed by the way I was walked... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The muesum is cronologicaly well arragend. It gives you a hint of thei evolution. The jewelery collection was astonishing. Really. If I go back, I go and see that part only, taking more time there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

AT this National Museum you can through different Halls exhibiting different historical exhibits. There are lot of rooms with various exhibits and artifacts to explore. The collection at this museum surprised me with its depth and diversity from old instruments to paintings and costumes. Collect your headset to listen commentary which is very clear and informative. Building of this museum... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend and I aren't great fans of museums but decided to visit the National Museum in order to get out from our apartments but also in and out of the way of the smog. Entrance was ₹600. I tried paying by card and after multiple attempts gave up and resorted to using my precious cash (it was shortly after... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The collection at the National Museum surprised me in its depth and diversity from ethnic costumes to instruments to miniature paintings to historical exhibits and so much more. The building is not the most modern and some sections were closed for updating when I was there

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Candolim, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I especially loved the Harrapan and Mughal Sections. It has quite a big collections from these two periods not so much of stuff from in between the two. The war section was also quite good. Give it at least two hours.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were carrying our student ids , so admissions was just a rupee for us. Would you believe that, what do you even get for a rupee nowadays. Coming to the place, it has an amazing collection and the place is well worth the time.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Try to schedule this on a Sunny Afternoon. Its perfect. You should keep aside at least 4 hours to gaze through the marvelous Indian history starting from the Harappa civilization. You will go through atrium's of various timelines and reach the medieval India. They show various aspects like jewelry, clothing, scriptures, art, sculptures, Weapons (my Fav) and more. If you... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great museum with an excellent exhibit on Mohenjo Daro excavations and the development of the stupa mounds. There is also an excellent room of fine bronzes showing the change in religious art over time. Persian style miniatures are found in another room and there are excellent examles of sandstone carvings from old temples. The one problem I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to this place in May this year after almost ten years. The museum has a lot of history from Indus Valley Civilization right through to the British Era, a room on Tribal customs, coins, etc. - exploring the museum can easily take you upto 3 hours. They have also started providing an audio tour on one of those... More 

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