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Archaeological Museum
Red Fort, Ph. 23267961, Features: A collection of curious and artifacts from Mughal Period. Library. Light and Sound Show.  6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Hindi, and 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in English (Mon. Closed). Features A collection of Curios and artefacts from mughal period.

Bal Bhavan
1 Kotla Road, Ph. 23232672
Timing: 9 am to 5:30 pm (Sun. Mon. Closed). Features National Children Museum. Mobile Planetarium, Mini Zoo, Aquarium, Regular Classes and workshops on performing art and creative art for children.

Crafts Museum
Pragati Maidan, Bhairon Road, Ph. 23371641, Timing: 10 am to 5 pm (Mon. closed Features: Demonstration programme by craftsmen from different parts of India. Handicrafts shop. Exhibition of unique craft objects from all over India.

Eternal Gandhi Museum
Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti, 5 Tees January Marg, Ph. 23012843, Timing: 10 am to 5 pm weekly closure on Mondays. Closed on 2nd Saturday of the Month. Features: A collection of memorabilia on Gandhi. Exhibition of dolls depicting important landmarks in Gandhi's life. Khadi and village industry products shop. Films on Gandhi Shown Daily.

Gandhi Museum
Opp. Raj Ghar, Ph. 26611793, Timing 9:30 am to 5:30 pm Mon. closed. features A photograph gallery in the memory of Gandhiji. A library on Gandhi's life. Personal relics of Gandhi. Regular films shows on sunday.

Indra Gandhi Memorial
1, Safdarjung Road, Ph. 23010094Timing: 9:30 am to 5 pm mon. closed features: Photographs and belongings of Mrs. Indra Gandhi. Saree worn by Mrs. Gandhi on the day of her assass-ination. Saree woven by Jawahar Lal Nehru for her wedding.

Iskon Vedic Museum
East of Kailash, Sant Nagar. ph. 26233400, Timings: Mon - Sat. 4 pm - 9 pm Sun. : 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Metro Museum
Patel Chowk Metro Station, Patel Chowk, New Delhi - 01, Phone: 23418415. Timings: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Monday Closed)
Features: Showcase the genesis, history and journey of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC). Model of different machines used in the development process. Soil Samples and Helmets of different colours used at the construction sites. The technological features of the Metro system such as the Automatic Train Control System, Automatic Fare Collection system, round=-the-clock activities of various departments, features friendly for the physically challenged, actual Metro Rails and Over Head Equipment (OHE) to supply power are also described. Souvenirs such as Mtro ties, pens, key-chains and books will be available for sale.

National Gallery of modern Art
Jaipur house, India Gate. Ph. 23382835, Timing: 10 am to 5 pm Mon. closed. Features: Collection of contemporary art. Art reference libray.

National Museum
Janpath, Ph. 23019272, Timing: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon. Closed. Features: Collection of antique crafts, store carvings and artefacts. maritime heritage gallery set up by Indian Navy. Guided tours. Films on the aart and heritage of India are shown on Sat. - Sun.

National Museum of Natural History
FICCI Building, Tansen Marg. Near Bengali Mkt., Ph. 23314849, Timing: 10 am to 5 pm. Features: Stress on ecology, Earth's natural resources on display. Activity rooms for children. Film shows from 11 am to 3 pm (Mon. Closed)

National Rail Museum
Chanakyapuri. Ph. 26881816, Timing: April - Sep. 9:30 am to 7 pm, Oct. - march 9:30 am to 5 pm. (Monday Closed)

Nehru Memorial Museum and Planetarium
Teen Murti House. Ph. 23016734
Features: Exhibition of Pictures and belonging of Nehru. Memorabilia of an Nehru. Replica of the british crown. Books for children on sale at the counter.

Parliament Museum
It is a high tech interactive story telling museum depicting the continuum of India's democratic heritage through sound light video synchronization, large screen interactive computer multi media and immense visualization with multi screen panoramic projections. ph. 23035326

Rashtrapati Bhavan Kitchen
Rashtrapati Bhavan has a Kitchen Museum showcasing items used to cook, serve, dine on and also those used for picnics. The exhibits spread over 70 years include The Star of India crockery, silver cutlery, cutlery sets in different materials, kitchenware, crystal glassware, silver dishes, three feet tall coffee maker, fruit stands, cigar cutters and lots more fascination items. It is open to visitors on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9:30 am to 11 am and 2:30 pm to 4 pm. visting requests shoud be made a day in advance. Phone: 23012960

Red Fort Museum of Arms and Weapons
Red Fort, Ph. 23273703
Features: Displays chronological development of arms and armour from the Mughal period till the first world war.

Sangeet Natak Akademi's Musical Instruments Gallery
Rabindra Bhawan, Ferozshah Road, Ph. 23387246, Timing: 9:30 am to 6 pm (Sat & Sun. Closed) Features: A large archive of audio and video tapes, photographs and films. Video tapes, photographs and films and performing art. A library. A gallery of musical instruments.

Sant Nirankari Mission
A State of the art audio visual experience at the museum with a difference, Take the spiritual journey of man from darkness into eternal light with the Sant Nirankari Mission. Free entry. Open everyday, except Monday from 9 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 7 pm Burari Road, North Delhi.

National Agricultural Research museum
Pusa Institute, Showcases the history of Indian agriculture the prehistoric era, Indus Valley Civilisation, Vedic, Medieval and modern periods and the country's progress in agriculture. Open 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays closed, entry free.

Eternal Gandhi Museum
Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti, 5 Tees January Marg, Ph. 23012843

Tibet House Museum
1- Institutional Area, Lodhi Road. Ph. 24611515

Supreme Court of India Museum
It gives an insight into the history of the country's legal system including rock tablets of the Ashokan era, coins and sculptures. wigs and other things used by British judges and documents apart from other things can be seen.

 

  

 

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