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National Museum

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the National museum, in January this year, and believe me it was an awesome experience. Is has almost all the things from all the periods that you might have learnt in history.It has coins of most of the periods. It has the famous dancing...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank AnkurM398
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is difficult to write.. because while the museum is indeed very well set up and would undoubtedly be an enjoyable experience for art and relic lovers, I did not find it interesting at all as I didn’t expect the National Museum to be...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent about 2 hours in this museum. This museum was not what I expected. I had thought that it would be a history museum. Instead it is really an art museum. The art also doesn't appear to be in any order so I couldn't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

It's not a very big museum but has wonderful collection of artefacts. We loved some of the objects a lot. Indus gallery is great. We never saw such a vast collection of miniatures ever anywhere else. It's on a main road so very easily accessible....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Passport38568801960
Reviewed 14 October 2018

It has just been 38 years between my visits to this building but lot of add-ons since then in terms of weight, height, grey hair :) But this is a place where time has literally stood still. In just a building is showcased the work...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank RajeshS2902
Reviewed 12 October 2018

As the name says this is our National museum. Its very big and has a wide variety of art collection from around the world. you need at least 4-5 hours to see it properly. There are great sections of History, pre historic, geography and art...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank vermagaurav111
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

National museum is one of the best museum in delhi with a huge college of artefacts, Jewellery etc. You could hire a guide and also could buy headphones which will help you guide through the museum. It’s very clean and beautiful. It also have a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank palakkapoor14
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This is my favorite recommendation for people of all ages. The original dancing girl from Harappa is displayed here.the rich history of Indian subcontinent is portrayed very beautifully , right since Mohen-jo-daro complete with a mummy.One can travel in history right from from Mauryas,Shungas,Kushans .Buddhisim,Mughals...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bipin_Noida
Reviewed 9 September 2018

To start the good bit is that there is some stunning stuff in here from the famous dancing girl bronze from Mohenjo-Daro (which I have wanted to see since I was at school) through to beautiful sculptures and paintings. This stuff is world class. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank MrWil_low
Reviewed 6 September 2018

It was a very knowledge gathering experience. Museum is very neat and clean. One gets to see many new things.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Yes of course, there are objects from Harappa Mohenjodaro till the 19th century here.. A proper visit of the National Museum requires at least a full day if not more....
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