Location: Red Fort, Old Delhi.
Timing: 9 am- 5 pm Daily
Closed : Government Holidays. Attractions: Paintings, Textiles, Costumes.
Situated in the historic Red Fort, the museum
exhibits objects that date to the Mughal period. On view are manuscripts
and firemans' that demonstrate the fine art of calligraphy. Also on
view are paintings, textiles and costumes. One section concentrates on
relics of the 1857 war (First War of Independence) like maps and
Location: Bhairon Road, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi - 110001.
Timing: July to September : 0930 am- 5 pm; October to June : 0930 am to 0600 pm Daily
Closed : Monday and National Holidays.
Attractions: Indian Crafts, Wooden Carvings, Metalware, Paintings.
The Crafts Museum complex is a charming oasis in
the midst of the hustle and bustle of Delhi. Mud huts with painted walls
and thatched roofs, courtyards, terracotta horses recreating village
shrines, craftsmen at work are some of the elements that add to the
rural ambience of the place.Within the museum itself are examples of
traditional Indian crafts, wooden carvings and images, metalware,
especially ewe Perdue objects from Bastar, West Bengal and Bihar, clay
and terracotta pots, toys and images, folk and tribal paintings,
jewellery and textiles.
Location: Opposite Raj Ghat, Ring Road, Delhi.
Timing: 10.00am To 5:30 pm
Closed : Monday
Attractions: Personal Belongings Of Gandhiji.
Situated opposite to Raj Ghat is the Gandhi
Museum. Dedicated to the Father of the Nation, the museum contains some
of his personal belongings. There are five pavilions one can go through
that comprise of sculpture, photographs and paintings of Gandhiji and
the history of the Satyagraha movement as well as the philosophy of
GHALIB ACADEMY & LIBRARY
Location: Ghalib Academy, Hazrat Nizamuddin(West),
New Delhi- 110 013.
Timing: 11.00am To 6:00 pm
Closed : Sunday
Attractions: Famous Poet Mirza Ghalib, display a statue, photograph, books & documents..
The museum is dedicated to the famous poet Mirza
Ghalib and has on display a statue, photographs, books and important
documents of his time. The library contains a collection of his poems
and those of other comtempory poets.
INDIAN WAR MEMORIAL MUSEUM
Location: Red Fort (Naubat Khana Building),
New Delhi- 110 006.
Timing: 10.00 am To 5:00 pm
Closed : Friday
Attractions: Arms, Weapons
called Red Fort Museum of Arms and Weapons, the museum depicts the
diorama of battle of Panipat, along with the weapons and dresses used in
first world war.
MALLIAH MEMORIAL THREATRE CRAFT MUSEUM
Location: No. 5, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg,
Attractions: Collection of threatre crafts from all over the country.
Collection of theatre crafts from all over the country. Rare
collection of puppets and masks. Ornaments crafted from mental, wood,
horn pitch and shells and. A production centre which recreates old
designs and theatre craft objects.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MORDERN ART
Location: Jaipur House, India Gate,
Near Delhi High Court, New Delhi- 110 003.
Timing: 10:00am To 5:00 pm
Closed : Monday
Attractions: Vast collection of books.
The museum houses an art reference library which
has a vast collection of books. A collection of best contemporary art
reproductions are on sale at the counter.
NATIONAL RAIL MUSEUM
Location: Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
Timing: April-Sep. 9.30 am to 7.00 pm ,
Oct- Mar. 9:30 am to 5 pm.
Closed : Monday Attractions: Collection Of Locomotives And Carriages
The Rail Transport Museum is a must for rail
buffs. There are models of train engines and coaches and it is a
train-lovers delight. Its pride is a model of India's very first train, a
steam engine that made its journey from Mumbai to Thane in 1853.
The locomotives here are all displayed in the
open although there is a museum as well, which is a storehouse of
information on the history of railways in India.
Its vintage displays include the oldest locomotive in the
world-still working; the Viceregal Dining Car (1889) and the Prince of
Wales Saloon (1875), Maharaja of Mysore's Saloon (1899), Maharaja of
Baroda's Saloon (1886). The royal saloons are definitely worth a look
for the elaborate interior design. To enter the royal saloons one has to
buy a ticket. The star attraction is the Fairy Queen, built in
1855, and considered to be the best preserved steam locomotive engines
of her age. Children can enjoy a ride on the miniature rail track.
NEHRU MUSEUM & PLANETORIUM
Location: Teen Murti Bhavan, Teen Murti Marg, New Delhi
Spl. School Programmes: 9:30 am to 10:30 pm.
Additional shows on Sundays and holidays in Hindi- 10:30 am to 3:00 pm.
Hindi Shows- 10 am to 5 pm.
Attractions: Newspaper Clippings And Photographs From The Independence Movement.
The residence of Late Jawaharlal Nehru, the first
Prime Minister of India was converted into a museum after his death.
The museum is a fascinating place to learn about the history of the
There are several photographs of the erstwhile
Prime Minister, giving an account of his life. Besides this, the
colonial building is also equally interesting, with its teak paneled
rooms with high ceilings, spacious verandas and well kept gardens.ZAKIR HUSSAIN MEMORIAL
Location: Jamia Millia Islamia, Okhla,
New Delhi - 110 0020
Timing: 10.00am To 4.30pm
Closed : Friday
Attractions: A Collection Of photographs, souvenirs & memorabilia, acquired during Dr. Zakir Hussain's term as President of India. An Exhibition of photographs, souvenirs & memorabilia, acquired during Dr. Zakir Hussain's term as President of India.