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National Museum of Natural History, New Delhi

The National Museum of Natural History situated on the Barakhamba Road in Central New Delhi was established in 1978. It is one of the two museums in the country which focus on the nature of India. This museum lies under the functioning of Ministry of Environments and Forests. It presents a splendid depiction of the country's flora, fauna, wildlife and mineral wealth.

The National Museum of Natural History displays a life size magnificent model of a dinosaur and has three galleries to display the entities of the museum.

Attractions in National Museum of Natural History, New Delhi

The National Museum of Natural History introduces its visitors to the natural environment, ecology and history with plethora of instances from nature and several aspects of conservation of air, water, land, wildlife and forests.

There are various galleries and programs in the museum which include exhibit galleries, educational activities, film shows on conservation, ecology, wildlife and environment, summer programs, publications, activity & discovery rooms, conduction of guided tours, programs for people with disabilities, teacher orientation programs and school loan kits.

There are three exhibition galleries in the museum which focus individually on introduction to natural history, Ecology and conservation.

How to Reach

By Air

Once you reach the New Delhi Airport, you can easily hire a taxi or an auto-rickshaw to reach the Barakhamba road. It will take about 20 - 25 minutes.

By Rail/ Road

Barakhamba road is quite near to ISBT (Bus Station) of Delhi and it will only take 5 - 10 minutes by a taxi or Auto-Rickshaw to reach the museum. From railway station it will also take 10 - 15 minutes to reach the museum.


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