Thursday, October 20, 2011

Museums in New Delhi - Preservation & Display of History, Art & Culture

Museums in New Delhi - Preservation & Display of History, Art & Culture

No matter which part of the world you may be in, you can learn more about the region - its past, history and culture by visiting a museum there. Museums, such as the history museum offer avenues for reliving the past and acquainting oneself with our rich historical past. In addition, museums attract visitors of all age groups and provide excellent opportunities for education, growth and recreation. What is even more fascinating is that there are a large variety of museums that can be found all over the globe, catering to the interests of a large number of people. These include history museums, art museums, archaeology museums, maritime museums, science museums, doll museums, and more. Those of you who are interested in this field can also look at building your career with a museum.

Let's take a look at some well known Museums in Delhi -

1. The National Museum
The National Museum is one of India's largest and most prestigious museums located near Rajpath, in New Delhi. On display are more than two lakh artifacts and artworks, depicting more than 2500 years of history and rich cultural heritage. Spread across three floors, at the National Museum you will find collections of Coins, Indian Textiles, Musical Instruments, Buddhist Art, Harappan Civilisation, Archaeology, Arms & Armour, Wood Sculptures, Terracotta, Miniature and Mural Paintings, and more. The National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology now deemed to be a University offers various interesting courses to students at its campus at the National Museum.

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