National Museum of India | Symbols of India

National Museum of India | Symbols of India

The National Museum of India is Located In New Delhi is one of the largest Museums in India. It Established in 1949. The Design of the National Museum had been prepared by the Gwyer Committee. And It set up by The Government of India in 1946. National Museum has over 2,10,000 art objects representing 5,000 years of Indian art and craftsmanship.

The collection includes sculptures in stone, bronze, terracotta and wood, a large collection of miniature paintings and manuscripts, coins, arms and armour, jewellery, textile, costumes and anthropological objects. Antiquities from Central Asia and Pre-Columbian artefacts from the two non-Indian collections in the Museum.

The Museum is the custodian of the treasure trove of India’s multilayered history and multicultural heritage. It takes at least two hours for a proper visit. Bring your passport to obtain an audio guide (included in the foreigner ticket price; ₹150 extra for Indian tourists). There’s also a cheap-as-chips cafe inside the museum gates and round to the left.

 

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