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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  • I love museums and the collection at the National Museum was fabulous and eclectic. Collections include Harrapan Civilization, Buddhist Art, Indian Miniature Paintings, Coins and Scripts, Decorative A...  more »
  • This place will make you fall in love with history again. A well-maintained museum (which is quite rare nowadays). Definitely worth spending an hour or two for sure.  more »
  • I absolutely loved this museum. From the moment I stepped inside, I was blown away by the extent and the beauty of the collections. Like most of India, the number of ancient artifacts was overwhelming...  more »
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