Delhi Museums And Arts Galleries
Thapar House: it showcases traditional and rural handicrafts.
It is a part of Children’s Book Trust and has an international collection of dolls which are dressed in their respective national costumes. The museum is located to the east of Bahadur Shah Zafar marg.
National Gallery of Modern Art
The gallery has a fine collection of art from the 19th and 20th centuries. There are over 2000 paintings, sculptures and graphics.
One of India’s most important museums exhibits artefacts from Prehistoric and Indus Valley Civilizations, sculptures from the maurya, Gandhara, Gupta and other periods bronzes, miniature paintings, copies of murals, Central Asian antiquities, textiles and decorative art, an anthropological section and a handicrafts gallery. Nearby is the National Archives with a wealth of documents and records.
Nehru Memorial Museum (Teen Murti House)
It was the residence of Nehruji, the first Prime Minister of Indiana and now houses a museum and research library dedicated to him. A sound and light show ‘Tryst with Destiny’ is held here every evening.