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Why ‘Pra-Kashi: Silk, Gold & Silver From The City Of Light ‘ is a must-see at the National Museum, Delhi

For centuries, the city of Kashi (Varanasi) has been celebrated for it's textiles. Take a dip into the treasure chest of the most exquisite, resplendent contemporary textiles from one of the world's oldest cities...

Futuh Al-Haramayn : a pilgrim’s guide to Hajj | National Museum New Delhi

Each year, millions of muslims from around the world, gather together to undertake the holy journey, "Hajj". Hajj is also the fifth pillar of Islam, and apart from it's religious significance, it has played...

My Experience: Internship at the National Museum

In the summer of 2017, I had the opportunity to intern at one of India’s premier museums – the National Museum in New Delhi. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience there and I hope that...

Bringing the Jungle into the Museum: Activity Guide on Birds & Animals

The National Museum Delhi has an activity booklet on Birds and Animals for young visitors.  Designed like a treasure hunt, this activity guide is sure to be a hit among kids and adults alike! Parents...

Sharan Rani Gallery of Musical Instruments, National Museum Delhi

SOUNDCITE_CONFIG = {soundcloud_client_id: "2t9loNQH90kzJcsFCODdigxfp325aq4z"}https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/soundcite/latest/js/soundcite.min.js A brass drum from Rajasthan, a Rabab from Kashmir , Edison's patented phonograph,  a glass Mridangam and so many other instruments from across India at the National Museum New Delhi's Sharan...

6 Badass Women at the National Museum Delhi

Any visit to the National Museum in Delhi is incomplete if you haven’t met some of the badass women who stay here. Every time I go back to the museum, I make it a...

Shubho Mahalaya : celebrating the Glory of the Goddess

Shubho Mahalaya!  As a child growing up with Bengali grandparents, this day meant about waking up to the sound of a booming voice on the radio, narrating a story I couldn't particularly understand; it...

How the Best Museums in India will Own 2017

In a previous post, I mentioned the New Year Resolutions Museums can undertake to engage visitors. This post explores some of the exciting resolutions and plans that Museum professionals have underway to make it a year...
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