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National Museum

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Address: Janpath, New Delhi 110011, India
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very beautiful musuem

this is a very beautiful museum which guides us through our heritage, a must visit place for people of every age.

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Greater Noida, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

this is a very beautiful museum which guides us through our heritage, a must visit place for people of every age.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth the cost of entry. Beautiful relics, sculptures, paintings and jewellery. Not that many people, so lots of space to wonder. Not many children, probably isn't as child friendly as some other museums. Security staff were helpful and friendly. There is no where to eat or buy food; take a small picnic and eat in surrounding gardens and then it's... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent a very interesting 2 hours touring this museum with the help of the audio guide's 90 minute tour of the museum which whisks you through the rooms concentrating on the highlights. By far the most popular room was the Buddhist exhibits where visiting Buddhist tourists were lying prostrate on the floor. A special mention for the museum Kaffe... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite unusual pieces, some 2000 years old. Good display of ancient cultures. The miniature Moghul paintings are beautiful. The ivory carvings are also worth seeing. Need 2 hours to do it justice

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is one of the largest Museum in India, built in 1949. Located on Janpath and Mulana Azad Road junction in New Delhi. It houses many artefacts and galleries of different era from Harrapan to modern times. Few collections are really interesting, among them are miniature art, Tanjore painting, coin displays, maritime and manuscript galleries are amazing. It's a major... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

you need to have some knowledge of history. It has so many floors and so much to explore about the Indian history. a gem of knowledge orginal art pieces discovered from Indus valley civilization such as dancing girls etc,

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a few days back I decided to visit the National Museum once again, as I hadn't been there in about 10 years. What a shock! Many of the rooms were closed, and everywhere I went on the first and second floors there were workers, building materials, dust, dirt, and noise. I couldn't believe that I was in India's largest... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This visit was not included in our original plan and I am really glad we went there. Such a rich collection of beautiful pieces! Going there is a must for those who want to have a glimpse of India´s glorious past. The audio guide was really useful too.

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Austin, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing artifacts - some many thousands of years old. You can get very near the items. Covers many cultures.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a perfect museum by any means, but a good intro to Indian art. There were some surprises, and that is always good!

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