The capital of the country is a great confluence of different cultures of India. The city of Delhi has something special for almost every type of tourist in the country. Like- Red Fort, India Gate etc. for history lovers. The city of Delhi is a wonderful combination of antiquity and modernity.

Along with the ancient site, this city is also famous for one of the best museums. There are not one but many museums for museum lovers, where thousands of tourists arrive every day to visit. In this article, we are going to tell you about one of the most popular museums in Delhi, about which you would also like to visit. Let's know.

Craft Museum

Yes, the name of the famous museum about which we are referring to you is the National Craft Museum / Craft Museum. Thousands of people visit the Craft Museum every day. Most of the tourists come to visit especially during the weekend. Due to being present near Pragati Maidan of Delhi, this museum remains in the discussion more. The museum is said to have been designed by Charles Correa and inaugurated by the then President Ramaswamy Venkataraman.

Why is the Crafts Museum special?

This craft museum is very special for different states of the country as well as Delhi. It is said that this museum has more than 33 thousand assorted collections collected from different states of India and it has been collected for almost 60 years.

Metal lamps, bronze, bamboo crafts, fabrics, sculptures, wood carvings, terracotta sculptures, tribal paintings, etc. are included inside this fine museum. Apart from all these things, this craft museum also has a library, an auditorium, a research center and a laboratory.

Visiting hours and entry fees

You can go anytime to visit this wonderful museum. It is said that this museum is open from 10 am to 5 pm. At the same time, it is said about the ticket that it costs around 20 rupees for Indian tourists and about 200 rupees for foreign tourists. Let us tell you that by reaching Pragati Maidan metro station, you can easily go from the Craft Museum.

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