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Address: Janpath, New Delhi 110 011, India
Phone Number: 91-011-3018415
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Very good museum with a lot of things to see

This museum you have te see when you are in Delhi.It's very big.You need at least half a day to see everything.A lot culture things from all over India to see.Entry price is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Sittard, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This museum you have te see when you are in Delhi.It's very big.You need at least half a day to see everything.A lot culture things from all over India to see.Entry price is okay, also for foreign people.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I was shocked to see very good craft on Ivory, old time jewellery having precious and semi precious stones studded jewellery and other art articles. it is worth visiting once if having any interest in History.

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Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

India is a country with very long history with religious, arts and human civilization. So I hoped the museum would reflect those. Sadly I found that most of the sections was closed, and finding the correct order or guide was very difficult. most of the articles didnt have enough information. There is Buddhas relics on display but no information about... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

One of the best museums in the country; also among the most well-maintained. At least three hours are needed to be able to absorb what you will see. Also advisable to wear comfy footwear to any museum so that you don't feel tired too easily. Some of the galleries that you won't get to see anywhere else include the one... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We decided to go to this museum because it was such a rainy day... our first impression was not so good it showed that the building has been neglected for years, several parts could not be visited because of the electricity didn't work due to the rain... the exhibition that we visited was therefore badly lit and it also showed... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Awesome, I won't talk about the Wow's too much, they are plenty & it is definitely worth 2-3 visits. Do not be in rush, spend 1 full day on each floor to justify your visit. Miniature & Thanjavoor paintings, Tribal section on 3rd floor, Harappan section, Coin section with its history (explained with statues), Buddha's relics (outstanding) and so so... More 

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Logrono, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It is a completely summary of the history of India with amazing pieces of art. You will need at least 2-3h, but if you are in a hurry and you dont want to miss it there is the possibility to visit just the highlights, very well marked.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This turned out to be one of the best museums we have ever visited in India. This was mainly due to the excellent free guided tour they had (see their website for timings). The guide was extremely knowledgeable and took us through the collections at a good pace moving in roughly chronological order pointing out the interesting bits. If you... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Good inside activity if you are needing a break from the heat or rain. Note: while the 300 rupee fee is a bit high for foreigners if you are a student you only have to pay one rupee.

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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We visited National Museum last week with family. The visit was planned due to insistence of my younger son for the purpose of completing his project assigned by the school. However once we entered into the museum, all the family members got absorbed with the heritage & history of article on display. My both sons were really excited because they... More 

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Address: Janpath, New Delhi 110 011, India
Phone Number: 91-011-3018415
Location: Asia  >  India  >  National Capital Territory of Delhi  >  New Delhi

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