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Museums in Delhi

National Science Centre:

The National Science Centre Museum is a favorite one of the Museums in Delhi among kids. It has preserved a huge collection of science models to arouse curiosity among children about scientific facts. The museum is a blend of learning and fun.

National Museum of Natural History:

National Museum of Natural History displays a wide variety of flora and fauna found in India. Children can participate in creative pursuits in the discovery rooms. It is maintained by the Ministry of Environment and Forests with an aim create awareness among the people. The museum has a Bio-Science Computer Room, an Activity Room and a Mobile Museum.

Nehru Memorial Museum:

This mansion also known as the Teen Murti Bhawan was built for the commander of the British Indian army. Later it became the residence of Jawahar Lal Nehru. Many of the rooms unfold the life of Nehru.

Nehru Planetarium;

The planetarium organizes question-answer session for school and college students. It also issues an astronomy magazine Krittika to provide information on different astronomical concepts. The souvenir shop nearby offers informative compact discs.

National Museum:

The National Museum preserves an exquisite collection of bronzes, terracotta sculptures, paintings and costumes, which provide a deep insight into the history of India. The numismatic findings reveal the life and time of the Mauryas, the glorious days of the Vijayanagar Empire in south India, exotic frescoes and the unique sartorial style of the tribals. It has also kept the rare specimens of the Indus Valley Civilization. The museum is rich in archaeological sources which unearths the rare findings of Ancient Indian history. The major attraction of the museum is the lyrical bronze Dancing Girl. The Bronze Gallery has maintained some exotic remains of the Chola and Pallava dynasties of South India. The museum's most important gallery is the one of Central Asian exhibits. It brings to light the life and culture that prevailed along the Silk Route, the line of trade between Europe and China in ancient times.

National Gallery of Modern Art:

It was earlier the home of the Royal family of Jaipur. It has maintained around 4,000 rare paintings, graphics, and sculptures of modern artists. It is maintained by the government of India. It traces the development of the various forms of art over the last few centuries. The gallery exhibits paintings by Abanindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Ramkumar Kinkar, Rabindranath Tagore and Binod Behari Mukherjee. The school also includes sculptures, graphics and paintings of artists like Jacob Epstein, Giorgio de Chirico, Peter Lubarda and Kozo Mio. You can also catch a glimpse of Amrita Shergill's Self Portrait, Two women, Musicians, Bathers, Jamini Roy's Krishna and Balarama, Kirian, Yasoda and Krishna and works of M F Husain, Vivan Sundaram, J Swaminathan, Ghulam Mohammed Sheikh and Bhupen Khakhar.

The Museums in Delhi are major places of interest. The Museums in Delhi unfold historic events of the nation's past. offers complete information on Museums in Delhi and other Tourist Attractions in Delhi.