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4 Best Museums in Delhi


To preserve the heritage of the country and this city, Delhi is boasted with various museums that are compacting with numerous of art and artifacts of bygone era. Here we have discussed some names of museums that also play a vital role in Delhi tourism.

1. Air Force Museum

Showing the grandeur of the bygone era of Indian Air Force History, the museum is one of its kinds. The place is located at the Palam Air Force Station in Delhi. The museum depicts the achievements of Indian Air Force along with its best strategy used in war and peace. Air Force Museum is a perfect place for children.

Timing – 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Closed – Monday and Tuesday and on Public Holidays

2. Red Fort Archaeological Museum

This brilliant piece of work is dedicated to last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar. Located in Mumtaz Mahal of Red Fort the museum showcases various antiques of Mughal era. The museum is compact with artifacts, calligraphy, paintings, textiles, costumes which shows the enigma of bygone Mughal period.

Major attractions of the museum includes the silk robes with pearls, smoking pipe of King made with silver, Hookah and other 13th and 19th century textiles. This place holds a brilliant place in Delhi Day Tours.

Timings – 9 AM to 5 PM

Closed – On all public holidays

3. National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum

Featuring as one of the largest crafts museums in India, the National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum in Delhi is functioning under the Ministry of Textiles in Government of India. The major attraction of the museum includes mud huts, thatched roofs with painted walls, craftsmen and courtyard. The museum is a perfect place for all art and handicraft lovers and is compact with traditional Indian crafts, folk and tribal paintings and much more.

Timings – 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM (July to September) 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM (October to June)

Closed – Mondays and on Public Holidays

4. Shankar’s International Dolls Museum

This is an amazing museum perfect for travellers of all kinds, especially for children. The museum is situated in the building of Children’s Book trust in Delhi. The museum was established by renowned cartoonist K. Shankar Pillai and it comprises with largest and impressive collections of costumes dolls that grabs travellers of all groups. The museum is compact with 6500 dolls from more than 85 countries. Handicrafts dolls is something worth experiencing during your Delhi tour packages.

Timings – 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Closed – Mondays and On All Public Holidays