Museums

Archaeological Museum
Red Fort, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi
110006
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The Red Fort Archaeological Museum is currently located in the Mumtaz Mahal of the Red Fort in Delhi, northern India. The museum contains paintings, artifacts, calligraphy, fabrics and other objects dating from the Mughal era.

Opening Hours – 9 am-5 pm

Closed on Government holidays.

011-23234701
Ghalib Museum
Plot No-168/1, Nizamuddin West, New Delhi
110013
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Mirza Ghalib Museum, New Delhi is a museum on the life and times of the 18th century Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib, under the aegis of the Ghalib Academy, New Delhi.

Opening Hours – 10 am – 6pm

Closed on Sunday.

011-24351098
Indian War Memorial Museum
Red Fort, New Delhi
110006
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Indian War Memorial Museum is located in Red Fort, New Delhi. The museum comprises the first and second floors of the Red Fort. It was established to commemorate the sacrifice of the soldiers who had participated in the world war on behalf of the British.

Above the Naubat Khana in Red Fort, this museum houses weapons used in the First World War and some arms fromMughal Period.

Opening hours – 10 am – 5 pm

Closed on Monday.

011-23273703
National Bal Bhawan
Children’s Museum
Kotla Road,
New Delhi,Delhi-110002
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http://www.nationalbalbhavan.nic.in
011-23235422
Purana Quila Museum
Purana Quila, Mathura Road, New Delhi
110003
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Inside the museum, many interesting objects and fact sheets have been put on display including prehistoric tools that were found back to the Maurya period (300BC-200BC), Sunga period (200BC-100BC) and Saka-Kushan period (100BC-300AD) and finds a pride of place with Gupta period objects. The museum has details of the Old Fort, one of the oldest sites in Delhi, in particular and Delhi in general.

Opening hours – 10 am – 5 pm

Closed on Friday.

011-23365358
Sangeet Natak Akademi
Rabindra Bhavan,
Ferozeshah Road
New Delhi,Delhi-110001
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011-23387246, 47,48
Shankar’s International Dolls Museum
Nehru House,
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
New Delhi ,Delhi-11.
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011-23316970-74
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Srinivas Malliah Memorial Theatre Crafts Trust
Kamla Devi Chattopadhyay Bhawan
Rouse Avenue Institutional Area,
New Delhi,Delhi-110002
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