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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, NEW DELHI, NEW DELHI

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Ministry of Environment and Forests of India manages the National Museum of Natural History in New Delhi. Located on the Mandi House intersection, the museum was started in 1972. The museum’s focus is on India’s natural wealth. There are three separate galleries entirely dedicated to Ecology, Environment and History. There are enormous displays which help you to gain knowledge about resource conservation of forests, land, water and air. The museum is dedicated to environmental education and there is a great deal to learn here.

The museum’s website is: http://www.nmnh.nic.in/home.html

Museum Timings are:
Galleries:
Tuesday to Sunday
10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M.
MONDAY CLOSED

Discovery Room & Activity Room:
Tuesday to Sunday
10.30 A.M. to 12.00 Noon and 2.30 P.M. to 3.30 P.M.
MONDAY CLOSED

NOTE: Museum also remains closed on these days:
26 January (Republic Day)
Holi
15 August (Independence Day)
Idu'l Fitr
2 October (Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday)
Dussehra
Diwali

THINGS TO KNOW

Category
Historical, Heritage, Museums
Languages
Hindi, Punjabi, English
Opening Hours
10AM–6PM
Ideal duration
2 - 4 Hours
Altitude
3m
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