History Museums

Revive the ancient stories.

History Museums
in Delhi

You can learn much about the history of India through museums dotted around Delhi, housing a vast collection of priceless artifacts. For a small fee, you can soak in all this dusty history to your heart’s content. The National Museum is the first stop you should make. They trace back India’s history to the past 5000 years and is wall to wall filled with artifacts. National Gandhi Museum is dedicated to the memory of India’s Father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It houses personal belongings like the blood-stained dhoti, shawl and watch worn by Gandhi when he was assassinated in 1948.

Insider Tips

  • National Museum exhibit include Gautama Buddha’s personal effects.
  • Check the timings of the museums before you visit.
  • Visit the museum’s website to know which exhibitions they are holding during your.

Delhi Metro Museum

20, Ashoka Rd, Janpath, Sansad Marg Area

011 2334 5851

National Philatelic Museum

Sansad Marg Road, Pandit Pant Marg Area, Sansad Marg Road Area

011 2303 6447

National Police Museum

27, Kautilya Marg, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri

011 2301 0091

Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex

Talkatora Road

011 2379 2177

Parliament Museum

Lok Sabha Secretariat, Parliament Library Building, Pandit Pant Marg Area

011 2303 5318

National Agricultural Science Museum

NASC Complex, Dev Prakash Shastri Marg, Opp. Dasghara, Pusa Campus

011 2584 6375

Swatantrata Senani Museum

Salim Garh Fort, Red Fort, Chandni Chowk

011 2327 3703

National Gandhi Museum

Opp Raj Ghat, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg

011 2331 0168

National Rail Museum


011 2688 1826

National Museum

Janpath Rd, Rajpath Area, Central Secretariat

011 2301 9272

Madame Tussauds Delhi

44, Regal Building, Connaught Cir, Connaught Place

011 4702 4700

Shankar's International Dolls Museum

ITO, 4, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Beside Central Bank, Nehru House

011 2331 6970

Election Museum

Old St. Stephen's College Building, Kashmere Gate

011 2397 7130

National Children's Museum

Kotla Road

011 2323 1597

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