Duration :9 Hrs Day Destination : Delhi Museum Tour Id : SS-5568 Price : Rs. 1000.00
This is a personalised tour conducted in private cars for both business and leisure travellers and can be done on any day except Monday as the museums are closed on that day
The tour is specially for people who are interested in the heritage and culture of India.
The itinerary for this tour is flexible and you can choose to see any four or five museums from the ones given below, as per your interest. The pick up time will be 9.30 A.M and drop back at the hotel by 5.30 P.M
AIR FORCE MUSEUM Depicts the history of the Indian Air force & has a vast collection of aero planes and Armoury on display.
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM Situated in the historic Red Fort, the museum exhibits objects that date back to the Mughal period. On view are manuscripts and "farmans" that demonstrate the fine art of calligraphy. Also on view are paintings, textiles and costumes. One section concentrates on relics of the 1857 war (First War of Independence) like maps and weapons.
CRAFTS MUSEUM The Crafts Museum is a charming oasis in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Delhi. Mud huts with painted walls and thatched roofs, courtyards, terracotta horses recreating village shrines, craftsmen at work are some of the elements that add to the rural ambience of the place.
GANDHI MUSEUM Situated opposite Raj Ghat is the Gandhi Museum dedicated to the Father of the Nation and it has preserved some of his personal belongings. There are five pavilions one can go through that comprise of sculpture, photographs and paintings of Gandhiji and the history of the Satyagraha movement as well as the philosophy of 'ahinsa' (non-violence).
GANDHI SMRITI MUSEUM
A collection of memorablia of Mahatma Gandhi, including an exhibition of dolls, showing important happenings in Gandhiji's life.
INDIRA GANDHI MEMORIAL Former residence of our late Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi has now been converted into a museum giving us a peek into the life of such important personalities in our country. The area where she was shot by one of her own body guards has been demarcated. The house has some beautiful photographs of the prestigious Gandhi family.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF MORDERN ART The museum houses an art reference library which has a vast collection of books. A collection of best contemporary art reproductions are on sale at the counter.
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY The focus in this museum is on ecology. The various galleries takes the visitors through the gamut of the earth's natural resources. There are activity rooms for children and film shows from 11 am to 3 pm.
NATIONAL POLICE MUSEUM This museum takes us into the world of thrill and sensation as museum contains several thought provoking items all related to police, Crime & Criminals, from the ancient to the modern times. Exhibition acquired from different states and central police organisations both of Indian and Foreign Origin. Photography is allowed with permission. Museum has no admission fees.
NATIONAL RAIL MUSEUM The Rail Transport Museum is a must for all rail buffs. There are models of train engines and coaches and it is a train-lovers delight. Its pride is a model of India's very first train, a steam engine that made its journey from Mumbai to Thane in 1853.
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