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National Handicrafts & Handlooms Museum, Delhi

The handicrafts museum, Delhi is known as national crafts museum in New Delhi and with the Ministry of Textiles, which is situated on the corner of the Pragati Maidan Shilpotsav and it faces the Purana Quila complex. It was the national crafts museum and the national handicrafts and museum houses more than 35,000 unique pieces which has paid a tribute to the Indian history of arts and cultures. The Indian craftsmen and the skills across different genres such as paintings along with sculpture, embroideries and textile designing along with craft which involves clay modeling and the tribal and rural craft gallery are also a part of it.

The various programs which have given the people a way to understand India and its way to inspire through the Shilpotsav as an exhibition present with the collection of crafts museum with the crafts demonstration programme along with the 50 craftsperson who are invited every month from September with 30 years starting in the 1950’s and 60’s and reflects the continuing tradition of eminent contribution by the freedom fighters out of which Shrimati Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, contributed in a significant manner and her presence could be felt although no more with us within the museum complex with the research and documentation with the conservation laboratory along with photo laboratory and an auditorium and is open from 9:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum is running by the Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India. It is located at corner of the Pragati Maidan. This Museum has several items which are Handicrafts and Handlooms related. It is the largest Handicrafts museum of the India which was established in 1956 by Govt of India. Its some attraction buildings are Angan Manch Theatre, Chariot, Kullu Hut, Pigeon House and Village Complex. National handicraft museum is the good place to visit Indian style handcrafts and handloom artifacts, national handicrafts and handlooms museum Delhi, handicraft museum in Delhi, national handicrafts and handlooms museum tickets, where is national handicrafts and handloom museum situated and national handicrafts and hand looms museum artworks.

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Visit Information:-

Location: Pragati Maidan, Bhairon Road

Address: Pragati Maidan Bhairon Marg, New Delhi, 110001.

Contact Number: 011 2337 1641

Official Website: http://nationalcraftsmuseum.nic.in

Nearest Metro Station: Pragati Maidan

Established Year: 1956

Total Artifacts: 35,000

Owner: Ministry of Textiles, Government of India

Crafts Museum Visit Timings: 10:0 am to 6:0 pm

Crafts Museum Open Day: Tuesday to Sunday

Crafts Museum closed Day: Monday

Crafts Museum Ticket Price (Entry Fee):

Rs.20 : Adult (Indian)

Rs.200 : Adult (foreigner)

Rs.10 : Student (with ID card)

FREE: Physically challenged Person

Cafe Lota Visit Timings: 11.30 am to 10:0 pm

Cafe Lota Open Day: Tuesday to Sunday

Cafe Lota Closed Day: Monday

Crafts Museum Shop Visit Timings: 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

Crafts Museum Shop Open Day: Monday to Sunday

Crafts Museum Shop Closed Day: open all days of the year

Distance From:-

IGI and palam Airport: 16.1 KM

New Delhi RLY Station: 6.9 KM

Old Delhi RLY Station: 7.0 KM

Nizamuddin RLY Station: 5.0 KM

Anand Vihar RLY Station: 11.7 KM