Craft & Culture Museum tour of Delhi

Today you will be taken to the museums of Delhi, where you can peek into the evolution of this history laden city. Visit the Crafts Museum and National Museum. Next visit the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library famously known as Teen Murti Bhawan, after the 3 statues which were established in 1922 in honour of the three Indian princely states, namely; Jodhpur, Hyderabad & Mysore. Proceed for a visit to The National Rail museum, which focuses on the rail heritage of India.

Duration 7 to 8 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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What's included :
  • Bottled water
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Crafts Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Nehru Memorial Museum
  • Entry/Admission - National Rail Museum
What's excluded :
  • Expense of personal nature like tipping,alcoholic beverages,camera/video camera fee at monuments etc
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: National Museum, Janpath, New Delhi 110011 India

visit to the National Museum (Closed on Monday), which is located at Janpath and is the premier repository of antiquities. India's finest museum, packed with exhibits from over 5000 years of Indian culture, including exquisite Mogul miniature paintings and artefacts from the ancient Indus Valley.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Crafts Museum, Bhairon Rd, New Delhi 110001 India

Set up like a traditional village, this captivating, rambling museum aims to preserve the traditional crafts of India, from handloom weaving to Mithila wall painting. Highlights include an enormous carved temple rath (chariot), a mock-up of a Gujarati haveli (traditional, ornately decorated residence) and a shrine made from giant terracotta figures. In the rear courtyard, artisans sell their products. There’s a good cafe. Exhibits include rare relics from the Harappan Civilisation, Buddha’s 4th to 5th century BC effects, antiquities from the Silk Route, exquisite miniature paintings (look out for the hand-painted playing cards), woodcarvings, textiles, statues, musical instruments, and an armoury with gruesomely practical weapons and a suit of armour for an elephant.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Nehru Memorial Museum, Teen Murti House, New Delhi 110011 India

Next visit the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library famously known as Teen Murti Bhawan (Sculptor: Leonard Jennings of Britain), after the 3 statues which were established in 1922 in honour of the three Indian princely states, namely; Jodhpur, Hyderabad & Mysore after there contribution in World War I by serving in present day Gaza Strip, Israel, Palestine, etc., was designed by the famous Robert Tor Russell who also designed Connaught Place and few parts of Janpath. Spread in 30 acres its construction started in 1929 and took around one year to completion. It is a masterpiece of British and French architecture and woodwork. Initially knows as Flagstaff House, it was used by British Forces as the residence of the Commander-in-Chief. After Independence, the house was taken over as the residence of Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964), 1st Prime Minister of India. After his death in 1964, it was decided that Teen Murti Bhawan should be converted into a museum and a library which would promote original research in modern Indian History with special reference to the Nehruvian era.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: National Rail Museum, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110002 India

The National Rail Museum is a museum in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi which focuses on the rail heritage of India it opened on the 1 February 1977. It is located in over 10 acres (40,000 m2) of land with both indoor and outdoor exhibits. A toy train offers rides around that site on regular days. Museum remains open from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm (Last entry 4.30 pm). Some of it's main exhibits include the Patiala State Monorail Train ways, the Morris Fire Engine which was built by the famous fire engineers M/s. John Morris and Sons Ltd of Salford, Lancashire in 1914, Saloon of Prince of Wales: this saloon was built for Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) for his visit to India and Saloon of Maharaja of Mysore: This is personal saloon of Maharaja of Mysore. The saloon is designed using teak, gold, ivory, etc.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offered
we will share guide details
Return Detail :
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Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Group Size

6

Organised by Immerse India Tours Pvt Ltd

Activity ID: V-219938P10

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