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National Gallery of Modern Art

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This quiet museum houses an excellent collection of modern Indian art but is rarely crowded.
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Jaipur House, India Gate | Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, New Delhi 110003, India
+91 11 2338 4640
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Originally a residence of Royal Family Of JAIPUR State, now it is a beautiful and wonderful place to have a look on some of the artifacts and Paintings. You can spend lot of time to get detailed picture of each of the rare items. Governor...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The collection at the NGMA is impressive and has decent information displays. However the highlight of our visit was a guided tour by Arko Ganguly. He is very impressive and it was one of the best art tours I have done across the world. He...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite a learning experience. Pretty inspirational to be honest. Hopefully they will have the Jaipur house restored soon for the other 17000 paintings in storage right now.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Honestopinion5691
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a Sunday and joined one of the free curated walks lead by assistant curator Mr Ganguli. He passion is infectious and one would not have gained as much but just walking around. The tour was almost 2 hours but it went...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RubesJ7
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

One of the best modern art galleries I have been to . The most engaging and knowledgable assistant curator and the free guided tours are a must. You leave having an understanding of Indian history and culture through the eyes of Indian artists. Brilliant few...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

This is truly an Art Museum. It has a building that houses paintings from 1850s to present time. The building is very well laid out as it has 3 floors with the main floor starting at colonial times and the top floor ending at current...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

THE STAFF IS GREAT. THE COLLECTION IS WELL PUT TOGETHER AND GREAT. Great place for Indian art and art lovers to study and watch real art . well put together and a must for all students

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

I visited this place for the first time in my life (58 years old), despite being a born Delhite. Modern art is not just about colours splattered on sheets or walls, it is far beyond and this place has it - paintings, statues, murals, stone...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

I had an afternoon to spare in New Delhi so I decided to see what they have to offer in the museum modern art. I'll set the scene very quickly, from the outside the place looks great, as you slowly get closer you realise you're...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Marc K
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Initial Impressions are poor. Opening times have been changed to 11 am, this is not reflected in their publicity. The English tour which is supposed to be at 11 am finally gets going at nearer 12 Noon, and is hijacked by a group of students...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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January 3, 2018|
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Response from Jyan n | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is without flash. But not personal pictures with paintings in the Gallery
December 21, 2015|
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Response from iFlex |
No National museum is different from NGMA.
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December 24, 2014|
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Response from ParthUdayShah | Reviewed this property |
Please check their website "ngmaindia dot gov dot in" for timings and opening hours.
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SOAK - Exhibition - about watery monsoonal Mumbai (4 Replies)
With the approach of the monsoon season, everyone in Mumbai starts talking about the rains and we have reports in the newspapers about the municipal corporation's rain-preparedness. I am someone who enjoys exhibitions about places I visit or live in. So I thought I would have a look at this exhibition currently running at the National Gallery of Modern Art, next to the Prince of Wales Museum (Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalay), Colaba area. If there are visitors to Mumbai...More
June 24, 2009|
Response fromDeepa_Krishnan|
Sounds really interesting! I'll go take a look.