Air Force Museum
Palam, Delhi Cantt. New Delhi-110 010
Open: 10.00am To 5.00pm Closed : Monday & Tuesday.
Exhibits: Airplanes & armory
Bhairon Road, Near Gate No-1, TFAI, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi- 110001
Phone: 91-11-23371370, 23371887, 23371269, 23371641, 23371817
Open: July to September : 0930 am- 5pm;
October to June : 0930am – 0600pm
Closed : Monday and National Holidays.
Exhibits: Ethnic Indian Crafts such as Handicrafts, Wooden Carving,
Earthen ware Metal ware, Paintings. Craftsmen usually also demonstrate
the techniques in person.
Opposite Raj Ghat, Ring Road, Delhi.
Phone: 91-11-23310168 / 9
Open: 10.00am To 5:30 pm Closed : Monday
Exhibits: Personal Belongings of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Gandhi Smriti Museum
No. 5,Tees January Marg, New Delhi- 110 011.
Open: 10.00am To 5:00 pm (Open All Days)
Exhibits: Important landmarks of Mahatma Gandhi’s life, books and
Ghalib Academy & Library
Ghalib Academy, Hazrat Nizamuddin (West) New Delhi- 110 013.
Open: 11.00am To 6:00 pm Closed : Sunday
Exhibits: A statue of Poet Mirza Ghalib, his photograph, books & documents..
Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum
1, Safdarjung Road, Akbar Road, Defence Hq, Delhi- 110011
Open: 9.30am To 5:00 pm Closed : Monday
Exhibits: A memorial to Indira Gandhi. Housed in the original
residence of the martyred Prime Minister of India
Malliah Memorial Threatre Craft Museum
No. 5, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, New Delhi.
Exhibits: Threatre crafts and properties
National Gallery Of Modern Art
Jaipur House, Dr Zakir Hussain Marg, India Gate, Pandara Road,
Phone: 91-11-23384560, 23382835, 23388853
Open: 10:00am To 5:00 pm Closed : Monday
Exhibits: Vast collection of art books. Collection of paintings dating from 150 years ago. Company School paintings of the 19th and early 20th centuries and the works of Rabindranath Tagore, Jammi Roy and Amrita Sher Gil are the permanent exhibits. The Gallery, as the name suggests also holds periodic displays of contemporary art and sculpture, both Indian as well as foreign
National Museum Of Natural History
FICCI Building, Barakhamba Road,New Delhi- 110 001
Open: 10.00am To 5:00 pm Closed : Monday
Exhibits: Earth’s natural resource. Environmental and Ecological displays.
Evolutionary cycle of living beings.
National Philatelic Museum
Dak Bhawan, Sardar Patel Chowk, Sansad Marg, New Delhi- 110 001
Phone: 91-11-23036447 / 727
Open: 10.00am To 5:00 pm Closed : Saturday & Sunday
Exhibits: Rare collections of postage stamps and their first day covers
National Police Museum
Block No.-4, CGO complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi
Open: 10.00am To 5:00 pm Closed : Saturday & Sunday
Exhibits: Items related to state and central police from India and abroad.
Historical records Crime & Criminals. Photography allowed with permission.
National Science Centre
Pragati Maidan, Near Gate No. 1, New Delhi
Open: 10.00am To 9:00 pm Closed : Monday
Exhibits: Displays Scientific Instruments and wonders a play gallery where children learn Scientific principles and develop a scientific temper.
National Rail Museum
Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
Open: April-Sep. 9.30 am to 7.00 pm. Oct- Mar. 9:30 am to 5 pm. Closed : Monday
Exhibits: Historical Collection of over 100 Locomotives, Steam Engines and Carriages in a sprawling 11 acre compound. Vintage displays such as the Fairy Queen, built in 1855, the Prince of Wales Saloon built in 1875, Maharaja of Baroda’s Saloon of 1886. Vice regal Dining Car (1889) and Maharaja of Mysore’s Saloon (1899).
Nehru Museum & Planetarium
Teen Murti Bhavan (Originally the official residence of the PM).Teen Murti Marg,New Delhi
School Programmes in the Planetarium: 9:30 am to 10:30 am daily.
Sundays and holidays in Hindi- 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. Hindi Shows- 10 am to 5 pm.
Exhibits: Newspaper Clippings and Photographs from the Independence Movement. Photographs of the first Prime Minister of India, giving an insight of his life. The colonial building has an old world charm of its own.
Parliament House, Vijay Chowk, New Delhi 110001
Phone: 91-11-23035326 / 5318
Open: for 90 minutes from entry Closed: Sunday, Monday and National holidays
Exhibits: India’s Democratic Heritage through Sound, Light and Video
Rashtrapati Bhawan Kitchen Museum
Rashtrapati Bhawan, Between North & South Block
Open: by appointment : Monday Wednesday Friday Saturday 9.30 to 11am,
2.30 to 4:00 pm
Exhibits: Kitchen Implements, Crockery, Cut Glass etc
Sangeet Natak Academy Musical Instruments Gallery
Rabindra Bhawan, 35 Feroz Shah Road, Delhi- 110001
Phone: 91-11-23387248, 23382495, 23382059, 23387247, 23387246
Bahadurshah Marg, New Delhi
Exhibits: Rare dolls collected by one of the first cartoonists of India,
who also ran Shankar’s Weekly a journal dedicated to humour.
Sulabh International Museum of Toilets
Open 10am to 5pm
Supreme Court of India Museum
Open 10am to 5pm Closed: Monday and Court Holidays
Exhibits: History of Indian Legal System, Legal Wigs etc.
Tibet House Museum
1, Instl Area, Lodhi Road, Delhi- 110003
Open: 9.30am to 5.30pm Closed: Saturday Sunday
Exhibits: Painted Scrolls on life of Buddha, Musical Instruments, Old Currency.
NATIONAL MUSEUMS INSIDE THE RED FORT
Chandni Chowk, Delhi 110006
Open: 9 am- 5 pm Daily Closed : National Holidays.
Exhibits: Painted grey ware and other material largely based on the The excavations at Purana Qila carried out by the Archaeological Survey of India in 1955 & 1969 to 1973.
Indian War Memorial Museum,
Red Fort, Located in Naubat Khana Building
Open: 10.00 am To 5:00 pm Closed : Friday
Exhibits: Armaments. A tribute to the soldiers who had participated in the world war in India or abroad on behalf of the British. Includes primitive weapons such as arrows, swords, khukris, revolvers and modern weapons such as machine guns etc
Mumtaz Mahal Museum, Red Fort
Located in one of the palaces built by Shah Jahan for his queen Arjumand Banu Begum also famously known as Mumtaz Mahal.
Exhibits: Objects belonging to the Mughal period.
Swatantrata Sangram Sanghralaya, Red Fort
Located in Army Barracks inside the Fort.
Exhibits: Glimpse of India’s freedom struggle dating from the 1857 uprising
of the 1st war of Indian independence to ultimate freedom of 15th August 1947
Swantratata Senani Museum, Red Fort
Located in a part of the Salimgarh fort inside Red Fort
Exhibits: dedicated to the INA heroes, Col. Prem Kumar, Col. Gurbaksh Singh Dhillon, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and others
National Children’s Museum of Delhi
Bal Bhawan Complex , Kotla Marg, near ITO, Delhi