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Parliament Museum, New Delhi

The Parliament Museum, New Delhi, is situated on the grounds of Indian Parliament’s library building near to Sansad Bhavan. The museum acquires extensive exhibits that revive crucial events deeply rooted in history. It has showcased models of India’s democracy and a first glance imbibes sense of authority and pride with the inspirational growth of democratic system. Every nook and corner of the museum reflects the power and dominance practiced by the leaders and other prominent personalities of the past. Once you enter in the museum, you can feel the heat of power politics.

Parliament Museum was established in Parliament House Annex and an inauguration ceremony was conducted by Speaker of Lok Sabha on 29th December 1989. Later in 2002, the museum was shifted to Sansadya Gyanpeeth, the present location (Parliament House Library Building) where a spacious hallway known as Special Hall was selected to be transformed into treasure entity of India. Then, in 2006, renovation of museum came into process and a highly interactive format was recreated based on technologically advanced equipments which reveals dynamic era of British colonialism in India and aftermath series of historic events through animation slides, documentaries and footages.

Attractions Inside Parliament Museum

Parliament museum has ascribed three sections: Parliament Museum, Parliament photographs and films and Archives.

  • Parliament Museum: this section exhibits wax-ified dummies of rulers and staged transitional democratic setups revealing different eras. It has beautifully sculptured Constituent Assembly along with seated ministers listening to a memorable speech of Jawaharlal Nehru “tryst of destiny”. It has also replicated Dandi March led by Mahatma Gandhi. A simulating imitation of Indian Parliament is also showcased with complete outfits exhibiting chambers of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. An extraordinarily designed Drafting Committee in Assembly carved out notable personalities like Dr. B R Ambedkar and his speech on constitutional framework is recreated on audible affects.
  • Parliament Photographs and Films: this section acquires the photographs and videos of famous leaders and noteworthy events that have fabricated history. They have nearly preserved 10,000 photographs, each highlight distinctive period and educate significance. The pictorials of great leaders of that time signify their vigorous strengthened personality. An exclusive documentary flash via sharp gadgets like panoramic multi screen projection with a thrilling sound system gears your excitement and may take you on virtual trip to important occasions. Walls of this section have also portrayed different visual aids like charts and illustrations.
  • Archives: the archives has preserved secret records, few were considered as confidential and personal like diaries of national leaders, private papers and other informatory notes related to actions and decisions made in Parliament. Evidences conserved at the time of constitutional framework are also displayed.

How to Reach

By Air

The Museum is situated in Parliament Library Building, opposite to Rakab Ganj Gurudwara almost 18 minutes drive from IGI airport (Delhi) which is connected to all major cities in India and world by Air.

By Rail/Road

Eleven minutes drive by Taxi/Auto from New Delhi railway Station or Inter State Bus Terminus connected to all major cities in India.


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