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National Rail Museum : As is clear from the name only National Rail Museum situated in Chanakya Puri is distinctive in its gathering of rail engines and locomotives. In India the railway lines are since 19th century. In this museum there is a small in house museum which provides the history related to the progress and development of railway in India. When you visit the museum you will see that the locomotives in the museums are displayed in open.


National Museum : National museum one of the treasure houses of our famous past is situated on Janpath. In this museum a large collection of excavated items is kept many of which relates to 2nd and 3rd century B.C. There is a separate section for the collection of Harrapa (Indus valley civilization). To enhance more and more interesting section of Jewellery collection is added recently in the museum. The museum has regular sections for each and every items and also regular exhibition on different themes are conducted by the museum. If any kind of information is required about any such exhibition then that can be obtained either from the museum itself or from the tourist offices. Except Monday a daily film show is organized in the auditorium of the museum.


Museum of Natural History : Situated on the Barakhamba Road the museum gives an overall look of the evolution of Earth and its natural history. On Monday the museum is closed.


Nehru Museum & Planetarium :The Teen Murti house which was the residence of India's first Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru was converted into a memorial after his death. In Nehru memorial the collection of gifts and many other items belonging to and acquired by Jawaharlal Nehru is kept. Within the compound of Teen Murti is located the Nehru Planetarium. In this planetarium we get an overview of the Indian Space program. A daily film show is organized in the specially designed auditorium. Through these films we get information about the Universe or any other topic related to space. You can also see the Capsule in which Rakesh Sharma went into space which is also kept in this museum.


Crafts Museum : Crafts museums are situated at Pragati Maidan Grounds and are seven days open from 10am-5pm.


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