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Monday, November 10, 2008

New Delhi : The National Museum - 17

The National Museum has a remarkable collection on Indian art and sculptures dating from the prehistoric era through the late medieval period. Relics of the Harappan civilization, paintings, manuscripts and mural paintings from Buddhist shrines in central Asia are on exhibit here. The rich and varied collection is spread over three spacious floors, and at least one day is required to see the exhibits.

Tel.: 3019272
Timings: Open 10.00 am to 05.00 pm
Closed on Monday and Public Holidays.
Entry Fee: Rs. 5/- Only

The National Museum has in its self-control over 2,00,000 works of recherché art, both of Indian and Foreign origin covering more than 5,000 years of our cultural heritage. Its rich holdings of various originative customs 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.

Apart from the collections of Pre-historic Archaeology, Archaeology, Jewellery, Paintings, Decorative arts, Manuscripts, Central Asian Antiquities, Arms and Armour, etc. , the Museum today has a separate branches of publication, Hindi, Public Relations, Education, Library, Exhibition cell, Display, Modelling, Photography, Security and Administration.

It has a well equipped Conservation Laboratory not only puts up refurbishment to all the organic and inorganic art objects but also training facilities to students and meriting professionals, including restoration of oil-paintings in India.

Related Links :

01. Museums and Art Gallaries of India : A Survey - 1
02. Museums of Jammu and Kashmir : Sri Pratap Singh Museum Srinagar - 2
03. Art Gallery Jammu :Dogra Art Gallery - 3
04. Himachal Pradesh : The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives Dharmshala - 4
05. Himachal Pradesh : Bhuri Singh Museum, Shimla - 5
06. Shimla State Museum - 6
07. The Nicholas Roerich Gallery, Shimla - 7
08. Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Summerhil, Shimla - 8
09. Uruswati Himalayan Folk Art Museum, Naggar - 9
10. Punjab and Haryana : Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum, Amritsar - 10
11. Government Museum and Art Callery, Chandigarh - 11
12. The Chandigarh Architecture Museum - 12
13. The Natural History Museum, Chandigarh - 13
14. Anglo Sikh War Memorial Ferozeshah - 14
15. Art Gallery, Patiala - 15
16. Sanghol Museum, Chandigarh - 16

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