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Air Force Museum

Palam, Delhi Cantt. New Delhi-110 010
Open: 10.00am To 5.00pm Closed : Monday & Tuesday.

Exhibits: Airplanes & armory

 

Crafts Museum

Bhairon Road, Near Gate No-1, TFAI, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi- 110001
Phone: 91-11-23371370, 23371887, 23371269, 23371641, 23371817

Open: July to September : 0930 am- 5pm;

           October to June : 0930am - 0600pm

Closed : Monday and National Holidays.

Exhibits: Ethnic Indian Crafts such as Handicrafts, Wooden Carving, 

Earthen ware Metal ware, Paintings. Craftsmen usually also demonstrate

the techniques in person.

 

Gandhi Museum

Opposite Raj Ghat, Ring Road, Delhi.

Phone: 91-11-23310168 / 9

Open: 10.00am To 5:30 pm Closed : Monday

Exhibits: Personal Belongings of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

 

Gandhi Smriti Museum

No. 5,Tees January Marg, New Delhi- 110 011.
Open: 10.00am To 5:00 pm (Open All Days)

Exhibits: Important landmarks of Mahatma Gandhi’s life, books and

cassettes.

 

Ghalib Academy & Library

Ghalib Academy, Hazrat Nizamuddin (West)
New Delhi- 110 013.
Open: 11.00am To 6:00 pm Closed : Sunday

Exhibits: A statue  of  Poet Mirza Ghalib, his photograph, books &

documents..

 

Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum

1, Safdarjung Road, Akbar Road, Defence Hq, Delhi- 110011
Phone:91-11-23011358, 23010094

 

Open: 9.30am To 5:00 pm Closed : Monday

Exhibits: A memorial to Indira Gandhi. Housed in the original

residence of the martyred Prime Minister of India

 

Malliah Memorial Threatre Craft Museum

No. 5, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, New Delhi.
Exhibits: Threatre crafts and properties  

 

National Gallery Of Modern Art

Jaipur House, Dr Zakir Hussain Marg, India Gate, Pandara Road,

Delhi- 110003:

Phone: 91-11-23384560, 23382835, 23388853

Open: 10:00am To 5:00 pm Closed : Monday

Exhibits: Vast collection of art books. Collection of paintings dating

from 150 years ago. Company School paintings of the 19th and early

20th centuries and the works of Rabindranath Tagore, Jammi Roy and

Amrita Sher Gil are the permanent exhibits. The Gallery, as the name

suggests also holds periodic displays of contemporary art and sculpture,

both Indian as well as foreign

 

National Museum Of Natural History

FICCI Building, Barakhamba Road,
New Delhi- 110 001
Open: 10.00am To 5:00 pm Closed : Monday

Exhibits: Earth's natural resource. Environmental and Ecological displays.

Evolutionary cycle of living beings.

 

National Philatelic Museum

 

Dak Bhawan, Sardar Patel Chowk, Sansad Marg, New Delhi- 110 001

Phone: 91-11-23036447 / 727
Open:
10.00am To 5:00 pm
Closed : Saturday & Sunday

Exhibits: Rare collections of postage stamps and their first day covers

                                                                                                                                                   

National Police Museum

 

Block No.-4, CGO complex,
Lodi Road,   New Delhi
Open: 10.00am To 5:00 pm Closed : Saturday & Sunday

Exhibits: Items related to state and central police from India and abroad.

Historical records Crime & Criminals. Photography allowed with permission.

 

National Science Centre

Pragati Maidan, Near Gate No. 1, New Delhi
Open: 10.00am To 9:00 pm Closed : Monday

Exhibits: Displays Scientific Instruments and wonders a play gallery where

children learn

Scientific principles and develop a scientific temper.

                                                                                                                                                    

National Rail Museum

Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
Open: April-Sep. 9.30 am to 7.00 pm. Oct- Mar. 9:30 am to 5 pm.

Closed : Monday

Exhibits: Historical Collection of over 100 Locomotives, Steam Engines and

Carriages in a sprawling 11 acre compound. Vintage displays such as the

Fairy Queen, built in 1855, the Prince of Wales Saloon  built in 1875, Maharaja

of Baroda's Saloon of 1886. Vice regal Dining Car (1889) and  Maharaja of

Mysore's Saloon (1899).
 

Nehru Museum & Planetarium

 

Teen Murti Bhavan (Originally the official residence of the PM).

Teen Murti Marg,New Delhi
School Programmes in the Planetarium: 9:30 am to 10:30 am daily.

Sundays and holidays in Hindi- 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. Hindi Shows- 10 am to 5 pm.

Exhibits: Newspaper Clippings and Photographs from the Independence Movement.

Photographs of the first Prime Minister of India, giving an insight of his life. The

colonial building has an old world charm of its own.

 

Parliament Museum

Parliament House, Vijay Chowk, New Delhi 110001

Phone: 91-11-23035326 / 5318

Open: for 90 minutes from entry Closed: Sunday, Monday and National holidays

Exhibits: India’s Democratic Heritage through Sound, Light and Video

 

Rashtrapati Bhawan Kitchen Museum

Rashtrapati Bhawan, Between North & South Block

Phone:91-11-23012960

Open: by appointment : Monday Wednesday Friday Saturday 9.30 to 11am,

2.30 to 4:00 pm

Exhibits: Kitchen Implements, Crockery, Cut Glass etc

  

Sangeet Natak Academy Musical Instruments Gallery

Rabindra Bhawan, 35 Feroz Shah Road, Delhi- 110001
Phone: 91-11-23387248, 23382495, 23382059, 23387247, 23387246

http://www.sangeetnatakakademi.org

 

Shankar’s International

Doll Museum

Bahadurshah Marg, New Delhi‎

Phone: 91-11-23316970-74

Exhibits: Rare dolls collected by one of the first cartoonists of India,

who also ran Shankar’s Weekly a journal dedicated to humour.

 

Sulabh International Museum of Toilets

Mahavir Enclave

Open 10am to 5pm

Exhibits: Toilets

 

Supreme Court of India Museum

Bhagwandas Road

Open 10am to 5pm Closed: Monday and Court Holidays

Exhibits: History of Indian Legal System, Legal Wigs etc.

 

Tibet House Museum

1, Instl Area, Lodhi Road, Delhi- 110003
Phone: 91-11-24611515

Open: 9.30am to 5.30pm Closed: Saturday Sunday

Exhibits: Painted Scrolls on life of Buddha, Musical Instruments, Old Currency.

 

 



 
 

NATIONAL MUSEUMS INSIDE THE RED FORT

Chandni Chowk, Delhi 110006

 

Archaelogical Museum

Red Fort

Open: 9 am- 5 pm Daily Closed :  National Holidays.

Exhibits: Painted grey ware and other material largely based on the The excavations at Purana Qila  carried out by the Archaeological Survey of India in 1955 & 1969 to 1973.

 

Indian War Memorial Museum,

 

Red Fort, Located in Naubat Khana Building
Open: 10.00 am To 5:00 pm Closed : Friday

Exhibits: Armaments. A tribute to the soldiers who had participated in the world war in India or abroad on behalf of the British. Includes primitive weapons such as arrows, swords, khukris, revolvers and modern weapons such as  machine guns etc

 

Mumtaz Mahal Museum, Red Fort

Located in one of the palaces built by Shah Jahan for his queen Arjumand Banu Begum also famously known as Mumtaz Mahal.

Exhibits: Objects belonging to the Mughal period.

 

Swatantrata Sangram Sanghralaya, Red Fort

Located in Army Barracks inside the Fort.

Exhibits: Glimpse of  India's freedom struggle dating from the 1857 uprising
of the 1st  war of Indian independence to ultimate freedom of 15th August 1947 

 

Swantratata Senani Museum, Red Fort

Located in a part of the Salimgarh fort inside Red Fort

Exhibits: dedicated to the INA heroes, Col. Prem Kumar, Col. Gurbaksh Singh Dhillon,  Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and others

 

National Children's Museum of Delhi

Bal Bhawan Complex , Kotla Marg, near ITO, Delhi