Museums in Delhi

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Other Important museums

Air Force Museum
Near Palam Airport, Ph:3035684 (Mon.&Tue.closed), Timings:10 am to 5 pm on all working days.

Archaeological Museum  
Red Fort, Ph: 3267961 Timimg: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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. (Fri. Closed)

Features: A collection of curious and artefacts from Mughal period. Library. Light and Sound Show.

Bal Bhavan  
1 Kotla Road, Near I.T.O., Ph: 3317856/4701 Timing: 9 am to 5:30 pm (Sun. Mon. Closed)

Features: *National Children *Mobile Planetarium *Mini zoo * Aquarium *Regular classes and workshop on performing art and creative art for children.

Crafts Museum  
Pragati Maidan, Bhairon Road, Ph: 3371641/1817/1353 Timing: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm (Mon. closed)

Features: *Demonstration programme by craftsmen from different parts of India. *Handicrafts Shops. *Exhibition of unique craft objects from all over India.

Gandhi Museum  
Opp. Raj Ghat, Ph: 3311793, 3310169 Timing: 9:00 am to 5 pm.

Features: *A photograph gallery in the memory of Gandhiji. *A library on Gandhi's life. *Personal relics of Gandhi. *Regular film shows on Gandhi on sunday.

Gandhi Smriti Museum  
5 Tees January Marg, Ph: 3012843 / 1480, Timing: 10 am to 5.00 pm.

Features: *A collection of memorabilia on Gandhi. *Exhibition of dolls depicting important landmarks in Gandhi's life. *Khadi and village industry products shop. *Film on Gandhi shown daily.

Indira Gandhi Memorial  
1, Safdarjung Road, Ph: 3010094 Timing: 9:30 am to 5.00 pm (Mon. Closed)

Features: *Photographs and belongings of  Mrs. Gandhi on the day of her assass-ination. * Saree woven by Jawahar Lal Nehru for her wedding day.

Malliah Memorial Theatre Crafts Museum  
5, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, Ph: 3317641

Features: *Collection of theatre crafts from all over the country. *Rare collection of puppets and masks. *Ornaments crafted from mental, wood, horn pitch and shells and. *A production centre which recreates old designs and theatre craft objects.

National Museum  
Janpath, Ph:3019538/ 9272/ 9352 Timing: 10 am to 5 pm (Mon. Closed)

Features: *Collection of antique crafts, store carvings and artefacts. *Maritime heritage gallery set up by Indian Navy. Guided Tours. *Films on art and heritage of India are shown on Saturday and Sunday.

Nehru Memorial Museum and Planetatarium  
Teen Murti House, Ph: 3016735 Timing: (Planetarium) Special School Programmes: 9:30 am to 10:30 pm. Additional shows on Sundays and holidays in Hindi- 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. Hindi Shows- 10 am to 5 pm.

Features: *Exhibition of pictures and belongings of Nehru. *Memorabilia of a Nehru. *Replica of the British crown. *Books for children on sale at the counter.

National Museum of Modern Art  
Jaipur House, India Gate, Ph: 3382835 Timing: 10 am to 5 pm. (Mon. closed)

Features: *Collection of contemporary art. *Art reference library.

National Museum of Natural History  
FICCI Building, Tansen Marg, Near Bengali Market, Ph: 3319173. Timing: 10 am to 5 pm. (Mon Closed)

Features: *Stress on ecology. *Earth's natural resources on display. *Activity rooms for children. *Film shows from 11 am to 3 pm.

National Philatelic Museum  
Dak Bhawan, Sardar Patel Chowk, Ph: 3710154 Sansad Marg. Timing: 9 am to 4 pm (Sat. & Sun. closed)

Features: *Rare stamps. *First day covers and special cancellations. *Counter for sale of stamps from all over the world.

National Rail Museum  
Chanakyapuri (Behind Royal Bhutanese Embassy)., Ph: 6881816,6880939 (Mon. Closed). Timing:April-Sep. 9.30 am to 7.00 pm Oct- Mar. 9:30 am to 5 pm.

Features: *Rail engines and carriages with exotic pedigrees. *A mini station called Museum junction. *Exhibition depicting the History of Indian Railways. *Free entry for children on tuesday. *50% concession for students from educational institutions in a group of 30 or more.

National Science Centre Museum 
Pragati Maidan Gate No. 1 Ph. 3371873. Timings: 11.30 to 7.00 pm.

Red Fort Museum of Arms and Weapons  
Red Fort, Ph: 3275569, Timing: 9 am to 5 pm, (Friday Closed)

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:3387246, 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 an performing art. *A library. *A gallery of musical instruments.

Shankar's International Dolls Museum  
Nehru House, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Ph: 3316970, 3316974, Timing: 10 am to 5 pm. (Mon. Closed)

Features: *Display of dolls from all over the world. *Doll designing centre and workshop.

Tibet House Museum  
1-Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, Ph: 4611515 (Sat. & Sun. Closed), Timing: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.

Features: *A collection of painted scrolls depicting the life of Buddha. *Old currency notes, head pieces, prayer objects and musical instruments on display. *A Library. *An emporium.

Zakir Hussain Memorial  
Jamia Milia Islamia, Ph: 6913269, Timing: 10 am to 4.15 pm. (Fri. Closed)

Features: *Exhibition of photographs, souvenirs and memorabilia aquired during Dr. Zakir Hussain's term as President of India.