National Museum
Museum type :
Museological

Established in :
1983

Holidays :
MONDAY

Visiting Hours :
10.00 am To 5.00 pm

Contact No :
91 11 23311804

Location :
New Delhi , India

Display Objects :

The National Museum Institute is a History of Art, Conservation and Museology. The photography unit is well equipped to prepare black and white and color pictures of the art objects. It has already photo documented almost the entire collection of National Museum and has its own storage and laboratory for processing black and white prints.




Description :

The National Museum in New Delhi is the largest museum in India. It holds variety of articles ranging from pre-historic era to modern works of art. It is run by the Ministry of Culture, part of the Government of India. The museum is situated on the corner of Janpath and Maulana Azad Road.The museum has in its possession over 200,000 works of art, of both Indian and foreign origin, covering more than 5,000 years of Indian cultural heritage. Their rich holding of various creative traditions and disciplines which represents a unity amidst diversity, an unmatched blend of the past with the present and strong perspective for the future, brings history to life. The collections cover archaeology, arms, armour, decorative arts, jewellery, manuscripts, paintings, etc.