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Museums of Delhi Private Full-Day Tour


Explore the history of India on a full-day private tour of 3 of Delhi’s most important museums. Go to the Teen Murti House in the former home of India’s first prime minister, see objects of antiquity a the Craft Museum, and explore the National Museum.

Highlights

  • Explore the history and traditions of India on a tour of 3 of Delhi's most important museums
  • Go to the former residence of the first Prime Minister of India in a building that was an architectural jewel of imperial Delhi
  • Wander through the village complex of the Crafts Museum and see houses and shrines from across India
  • See crafts that reflect the traditions of Indian textile, sculpture, and jewelry
  • Admire the sacred Buddha relics at the National Museum

Explore the most significant museums of Delhi on a private 8-hour tour to Teen Murti House, the Craft Museum, and National Museum.

  • Located in the former residence of the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, Teen Murti House was originally known as Flagstaff House, and when it was built in 1930 was one of the architectural marvels of the imperial capital. Today, it houses the Nehru Memorial Museum, dedicated to the history of the Indian independence movement.
  • Continue to the Craft Museum, also known as the National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum. Indians did not have the tradition of setting up museums in the past. Broken images were instead immersed in holy water, worn out metal objects were melted down to cast new ones, and terracotta votive objects were left to merge with the very earth from which they were created.
  • But freedom fighter Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay set up the museum in the 1950s and 60s to display distinctive pieces that reflect the tradition of Indian craftsmen through painting, embroidery, textiles, various crafts of clay, stone and wood. The museum also houses a delightful village complex spread over 5-acres (20,000 square meters), representing village dwellings, courtyards and shrines from different states of India.
  • Finally, go to the National Museum of New Delhi, the largest museum in India, where you will see objects from the pre-historic era to more contemporary works of art, armor, and archaeology. One of its most prized collections are the sacred relics of the Buddha (5th-4th century B.C.), unearthed from Piprehwa in the northern province of Uttar Pradesh.

What's included

  • Round-trip transfers from your Delhi hotel by air-conditioned coach/car
  • Entrance tickets to the 3 museums of the itinerary only
  • English-speaking guide
  • Driver
  • Fuel charge
  • Parking costs

What's not included

  • Camera charges
  • Lunch (can be organized as per request - optiona, l not included in above cost)

Important information

Please provide us your hotel name which you book in delhi at time of book this trip, out side of delhi hotel pick up will extra charge ( 20 USD).

• Please note that all museums are closed on Monday, thus this tour does not run on Mondays

From EUR 30 per person


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Duration:
8 hours

Live guide:
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Hotel in Delhi/New Delhi

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