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National Museum of India

New Delhi, Delhi, India

About National Museum of India

The National Museum of India in New Delhi is a vast, comprehensive museum housing a large collection of artefacts spanning over 5,000 years of the country’s history.

From its gallery of sacred Buddhist artwork dating back to the fifth century BC and artefacts from the Bronze Age Harappan Civilisation to tribal art and costume, the National Museum of India offers a great insight into different aspects of India’s culture and past.

The National Museum of India also has extensive collections of coins (almost two thousand of them), miniature paintings, Indian weaponry and Central Asian artwork.

A visit to the National Museum of India can last anything from an hour to a day, depending on how much you choose to see. Audio guides are available in several languages.