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National Gallery of Modern Art

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Address: Jaipur House, India Gate | Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, New Delhi 110003, India
Phone Number: 011 - 23384640
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: This quiet museum houses an excellent collection of modern Indian art but...
This quiet museum houses an excellent collection of modern Indian art but is rarely crowded.
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A good visit for who is in Delhi

We visited this place in the summer of 2015 and found the place very interesting. There is one floor dedicated to amrita shergill who is one of the 9 national artists of India... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

We visited this place in the summer of 2015 and found the place very interesting. There is one floor dedicated to amrita shergill who is one of the 9 national artists of India. Before this visit, I didn't even know there was a thing called national artists of India. It is an easy drive from Delhi or gurgaon and there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

We chose to visit the museum at the end of a long day of site seeing in Delhi, and only had an hour to run through the exhibits on the first floor. We had no expectations and no idea what we would find. Once inside we quickly realized an hour was not nearly enough time and were a little disappointed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Its a little secret almost, not many visitors know about this. But its great! The complex itself is big and the garden nice, and the inside leaves nothing to wish for. Great collection of modern Indian art from various artists and both permanent and changing exhibitions. It will take a full day to explore everything so dont go in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

In a city where historical monuments dominate a tourist’s itinerary, National Gallery of Modern Art is a destination of relative modernity, that promises visual delight to the uninitiated and provides instant inspiration to those with creativity flowing in their veins. Located at Jaipur House, it boasts of an imperious address within Lutyen’s Delhi in the proximity of India Gate. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Very well maintained by Indian standards, great variety on display. But there should be more information boards for art lovers and amateurs so that they can take more from the experience. The Art Shop is worth a visit, but should stock more variety

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

National Gallery of Modern Art at Jaipur House near India Gate is an excellent collection of modern art. This Gallery has the best of collection of modern Indian artists including Amrita SherGil, Jamini Roy, Raja Ravi Verma, Gaganendra and Rabindra Nath Tagore, miniature, Tanjor and Mysore paintings. There are beautiful works of European travelers, Kalighat paintings and modern artists like... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

A well and interestingly designed museum allows for pensive browsing. Both historical and modern in approach this museum has an innovative and creative area across from the newer area!

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Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

A good collection of Indian art and a must visit places for lovers of art. Located in heart of city and easily accessible.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I learned a lot about Indian modernists during this visit. The museum is not very large but it has the work of the most influential artists on display. It's very manageable for a ~2 hour visit. The staff working there were not friendly. I got yelled at taking a picture of the poster at the entrance (not a painting!) and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We didn't spend enough time. You could easily spend all day. Lots of ancient history, statues, thrones, jewelry, and art. It's worth paying to take your camera in.

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