Delhi being the capital city of India managed to showcase a perfect blend of Indian culture as well as traditions of both old and today’s modern India. Apart from the historical monuments Delhi managed to attract people and tourists across globe because of its captivating museums. The museums of Delhi speak about the rich heritage India.
Air Force Museum: This museum is located in the Palam Air Force Station and in this museum you will get to see aeroplanes and armoury which speaks about the glorious history of Indian Air force. It’s a destination worth visiting for the aviation enthusiasts.
Red Fort Archaeological Museum: This Museam is located in Red fort’s Mumtaz Mahal. This museum is dedicated to Bahadur Shah Zafar, who was the last king of the Mughal period. Hookah, decorative blue tiles, King's smoking pipe, textiles of 19th century and many other artefacts’ and decoratives of the Mughal period are displayed in this museum.
National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum: Crafts Museum complex is one of the attractive one in the city. This museum is controlled by Textile ministry of India and displays Indian crafts, tribal and also folk paintings, clay, terracotta pots, excellent wooden carvings and also toys, textiles and tribal jewellery.
Shankar's International Dolls Museum: K. Shankar Pillai, the famous cartoonist was the man behind the making of this doll museum in Delhi. The costume doll collection of this museum will take your breathe. If you have small kids in your family the make sure to take them for a visit to this museum and they will just love it.
There are many other museums in Delhi which are equally good to visit, but visiting the above 4 is a must to know India better. Do not forget to check the visiting time and the days on which the museums are closed.
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